Becoming Accredited

Restorative Solutions has partnered with leading training provider RedSnapper Learning to offer two types of Accreditation in Restorative Approaches.

Undertaking accreditation is the best way to consolidate your existing experience and expand your range of skills.

Becoming an Accredited Practitioner will also make you stand out as a highly-qualified Restorative Professional, with a minimum certified experience and the ability to apply restorative approaches in a competent and safe manner.

 

Next Step to Achieving Accreditation and Accessing Continued Support

As your skills and experience as a practitioner grows we recommend that you consider registering for our Accreditation Scheme. This is particularly important for you, as we are seeing restorative practice increase and the need for accredited practitioners is greater than ever before.

Organisations providing restorative services are seeking accredited practitioners who are capable and skilled in working with individuals in a range of situations.

In summary our accreditation scheme offers:

  • Academic rigour with practical relevance
  • A supportive learning culture
  • Active learning opportunities
  • A learner centered system
  • Affordable fees for recognised qualifications

This will help you to demonstrate your ability to achieve outcomes in a safe and professional way and operate in line with the National Occupational Standards.

Register on the Forum today and start your continued professional development www.restorativeforum.org.uk

 

Restorative Solutions CIC and Red Snapper Learning

These accreditation schemes results from a partnership between Restorative Solutions CIC and Red Snapper Learning. Both organisations bring a wealth of experience to develop a scheme that is relevant and rigorous and provides a benchmark of quality.

Restorative Solutions has successfully introduced restorative practices to organisations, volunteers and front line workers. Building a proven track record of success in providing support, training and project delivery in restorative approaches across England and Wales.

Red Snapper Learning is a leading training and qualifications provider in the areas of crime reduction, investigation, prevention and community safety. Within its portfolio of services is the CSP Academy, a fully accredited BTEC center, providing qualifications for frontline practitioners who work in the field of Anti-Social Behaviour, Community Safety and Restorative Justice.

 

Accredited Practitioner

To become recognised as an Accredited Practitioner, two face-to-face conferences will need to have been completed and submitted within a learning and development portfolio. You will have identified your Case Supervisor who will support your practice and development.

Your portfolio will then be assessed through the BTEC Level 3 Advanced Award in Practitioner Training in Restorative Approaches.

Subject to you passing this qualification, you will be awarded with the above qualification and the required accreditation will have been achieved.

(This qualification will be accredited through Red Snapper Learning (BTEC Centre no 02298) accredited through the awarding body Edexcel, part of the Pearson Group).

 

Continued Professional Development

Restorative Solutions offer a suite of training courses and development opportunities both courses and online learning as an Accredited Practitioner you will engaging in ongoing learning to maintain your Accreditation.

For example:

  • The use of Restorative Approaches and Harmful Sexual Behaviour
  • The use of Restorative Approaches and Hate Crime
  • Training in Sensitive and Complex cases

As well as reviewing recent publications and reports online to keep up to date To maintain your Accreditation you will engage in at 16 hours of CPD annually of which 8 hours can be online development.

 

Case Supervisors

As your skills and knowledge increase you will have the opportunity to train and become a Case Supervisor either in your own workplace or more widely.

Having completed at least five face to face meetings and attended a Workshop for Case Supervisors.

Case Supervisors will:

  • Assess whether the supervised practitioner is working in accordance with best practice, whether the case is progressing satisfactorily, and whether adequate risk assessment is in place.
  • Help the practitioner to find new ideas and perspectives on how to work cases.
  • Provide emotional and pastoral support
  • Maintain relationship with practitioner’s Line Manager.
  • Raise concerns with Line Manager, act restoratively in supervising

 

Accredited Case Supervisors

You can become further qualified with BTEC Level 4 in Restorative Approaches an enhanced qualification for Case Supervisors.

Subject to you passing this qualification, you will be awarded with the above qualification and the required accreditation will have been achieved.

(This qualification will be accredited through Red Snapper Learning (BTEC Centre no 02298) accredited through the awarding body Edexcel, part of the Pearson Group).

 

Contact

Please use the ‘Contact Us’ facility on www.restorativeforum.org.uk or

Fill out our website contact form

Email: enquiries@restorativesolutions.org.uk

 

You can read more about the two types of accreditation currently on offer by going to the following pages:

BTEC Advanced Award in Practitioner Training for Restorative Approaches

​Link to:  https://www.redsnapperlearning.co.uk/btec-advanced-award-in-practitioner-training-for-restorative-approaches/

BTEC Professional Award in Restorative Justice Approaches 

Link to: ​  https://www.redsnapperlearning.co.uk/qualifications/btec-level-4-professional-award-in-restorative-justice-approaches/

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