Restorative Justice: Impacting Campus and Community Through Service Learning
A-G Subject: College-Preparatory Elective
CTE Sector: Public Services
Pathway: Public Safety
In this course, students will examine the roles of social workers, mediators, advocates, and law enforcement officers as peacekeepers and problem solvers in society. Students will begin with an introspective look at themselves and inner workings of the human brain as it pertains to conflict and conflict resolution and then utilize this knowledge as they explore the ideology that drives careers in various fields of public service. Throughout the course, students will develop a deeper understanding of the specific requirements and physical and emotional demands that are unique to these career fields. Students ultimately apply the knowledge they gain throughout the course by participating in service learning projects that require them to move beyond the classroom in their outreach efforts.