Restitution Staff Development Series - DVDs
This is a published fast
moving professional training program for educators. It is a complete,
video-based staff development program in four modules. Each module begins
with well-defined instructional objectives and includes video with
supporting text and practice exercises.
DVD 1 - The
Shift of Mind (29 minutes)
Diane Chelsom Gossen
explains the basic concepts that Restitution is based on. She role plays the ways we try to control students and
explains the effects of "legacies" of each. She contrasts
Restitution with other forms of discipline and punishment and explains
how discipline and punishment differ.
DVD 2 - The
Restitution Triangle (21 minutes)
This video features role
plays that show Restitution in action. These role plays were edited from
many hours of video to provide you with clear, concise examples of the
principles and techniques.
DVD 3 - Moving
Toward Restitution (25 minutes)
Dr. Judith Anderson, a
school principal, explains the implementation process she lead her staff through. She explains the importance of
establishing a school wide belief system and shows examples of the actual
charts and activities she and her staff used to involve students in the this process.
DVD 4 - The
Eight Characteristics (21 minutes)
video uses a variety of role plays with elementary, middle, and high
school students to illustrate the eight characteristics of a well made
Restitution. A multi-faceted role play provides an opportunity for