Trauma-Informed is the Foundation.
is the Skillset.
We equip school communities with the knowledge, skills, and tools
to recognize the signs of unresolved trauma, and engage with a student or colleague in a transformative way.
Our methods can help you and your school community become a place of social healing in service of academic recovery.
"Restorative Way's tools, skills, and support gave me the confidence to "lean into conflict" instead of avoiding it."
Carolyn L., Parent
Designed for all members of the school community, the Restorative Way Playbook equips you to resolve conflict, identify trauma and develop lesson plans that advance social-emotional learning.
Download your excerpt of the Playbook to find out what tools you can use to turn the experience of the pandemic and civil unrest into an opportunity for student development.DOWNLOAD NOW
Let's Grow Together
Your school community is currently navigating one of the most chaotic and challenging times in the history of education. We get it. Our aim is to enable you and your school to thrive during this disorienting and unstable time. We’ll help you resolve conflict, identify and respond to trauma, and develop compelling lessons that address the difficult issues we are all facing.
The Education (Re)Open Challenge Top Idea
Restorative Way's ONLINE BACK-to-SCHOOL PROGRAM has been selected as an innovative solution for equipping educators to address the trauma and conflicts caused by the pandemic.
Read our brochure and schedule a time to meet with us and discuss your school's specific challenges.Download Online Program Brochure
Transforming Conflict into Deeper Connection is a win/win/win for students, educators, parents and the whole school community.
Our training will equip you with the tools to reduce the negative impact of COVID-19 related trauma and conflicts that impede academic recovery.
Identifying the key challenges of Restorative Discipline
In an article for CSEE Connections Quarterly – Winter 2019 Dr. Bledsoe identifies four key challenges schools face when implementing Restorative Practices in schools.DOWNLOAD NOW
Why schools call us?
Recognize the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 induced trauma
When it happens. This has never been more important
Support your own well-being using our evidence based techniques
Our lessons plans help you tomorrow in your classroom.
"Our school was experiencing conflicts between students, parents, and faculty.
Teachers were feeling overwhelmed and parents were angry and frustrated.
Then we found Dr. Bledsoe. He took what was best about us as a community, accentuated it, and it's still working 4 years later!"
Anne White (Waldorf School Roaring Fork, CO)
There is no obligation. Our mission is to help you strengthen your school community
Is there a match?
Our leadership team reviews all applications to make sure it is a good fit
We get you and your team off to a flying start with the ONLINE PROGRAM
Today we are faced with the preeminent fact that if civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships, the ability of all peoples of all kinds, to live together and work together in the same world at peace.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd U.S. President