We use Circles inside our Missouri Dept. of Corrections institutions with offenders and with victim panels.
I was trained by Kay Pranis.
Areas of Interest and Service
Briefing and preparing both the offender and victim before the actual Circle process and then debriefing both.
I work for the Missouri Department of Corrections in the Reentry Program as the Restorative Justice Reentry Coordinator. I began working for the Missouri Department of Corrections in January 2002. I started my career in state government in the summer of 1982 with the Missouri Dept. of Revenus, Division of Taxation. In 1985, I transferred to the General Council’s Office as a Legal Secreatary within the Missouri Dept of Revenue. In 1987, I took a position with teh Missouri Dept. of Public Safety, Office of the Director in the Narcotics Control Assistant Program, Victim Assistance and Juvenile Justice Program. I have been a life-long resident of the Jefferson City area.