Do we tell it like it is? Or do we tell it like we are?

DO WE TELL IT LIKE IT IS? ARE DO WE TELL IT LIKE WE ARE? We are all made up of a complex mix of our biology, our experience, what we’ve been taught, what made sense to us at the time, those who have influenced us, our suffering, our triumphs and I could go on. […] […]

TRAINING NOTICE: LATE REGISTRATION FOR FIVE DAY PROGRAM 26-30 June 2017: DURBAN AND JOHANNESBURG

Dear Student/Prospective student Those wishing to attend a five day session next week (either as a new student or a registered student who needs to make up sessions) are invited to email training@adr-networksa.co.za to enquire about late registrations In peace ADR Network SA […]

UPCOMING MEDIATION TRAINING

Friends The best of 2017 to you! Training takes places monthly in Johannesburg and Durban We also have Saturday school in Limpopo, PE and Cape Town Please email training@adr-networksa.co.za for training schedules and registration packs. Peace. Sheena Jonker […]

Restorative Justice Processes in Rape Cases and Sexual Violence Matters: What the hell?

I conduct restorative and non-adversarial processes in rape cases and sexual violence matters. Without sufficient information on this you may be offended. So here is why I do this (and also teach others to conduct Restorative Processes): Some statistics I have seen tend to show that of the matters reported that actually proceed to […] […]

ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN: FUNDRAISER

  The Access to Justice Association of Southern Africa (NPO 135-398) Invites you to join us for a FUN fundraising evening in aid of its project   ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR CHILDREN seeks to promote non-adversarial problem solving in matters involving children, and also to develop and advance the right of children to be represented […] […]

Training Schedule

TRAINING CALENDER FOR THE REST OF 2016 AND FOR 2017: 5 Day Mediator Training (including content on Court Annexed Mediation) Trainees can elect to do additional assignments from the One Year Distance Program, for example Arbitration, Family Dispute Resolution, Commercial, Workplace and others which carries additional certification Distance Trainees can attend monthly study group sessions […] […]

Restorative Justice, the hope for something else (a faith-based perspective)

Restorative Justice: A Hope for Something else God’s True Cloak (A poem by Rainer Maria Rilke) We must not portray you in King’s Robes You drifting mist that brought the morning Once again from old paintboxes we take the same gold for sceptre and crown That has disguised you through the ages Piously we […] […]

LAUNCH OF ADR NETWORK SA LIMPOPO: BAPTISM OF FIRE

  ADR Network SA Limpopo has been launched under the leadership of advanced mediator Mpho Mdingi Mpho is in the process of preparing for her launch breakfast this Saturday and her first five day program this month. But last week she received an actual baptism of fire. At midnight last Tuesday I sent her an […] […]

THE VIOLENCE OF NON-ENGAGEMENT

THE VIOLENCE OF NON-ENGAGEMENT __________________________________________________________________________________   It’s not easy to make sense of the current protests, especially not if there are attempts to distil our understanding into dualistic explanations of it’s either or. It’s this way or that way.   As I have said before the protests contain aspects that seemingly don’t make sense and […] […]