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The Little Book of Restorative Justice for Sexual Abuse: Hope Through Trauma

Shalem’s FaithCARE (Faith Communities Affirming Restorative Experiences) program has been extensively profiled in a... Continue Reading


Restorative Theory In Practice: Insights Into What Works And Why

Shalem’s Executive Director Mark Vander Vennen has just had a chapter published in a... Continue Reading

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The Hope Conference with Amy Simpson

Our partner, Faith and Hope Ministries is hosting their annual conference on April 9,... Continue Reading

Christmas and Depression

On November 30th, Mark Vander Vennen will speak about Christmas and Depression on Jim... Continue Reading


FaithCARE training

Mark Vander Vennen and Anne Martin will be in Grand Rapids, Michigan giving a... Continue Reading


Conflict Resolution: A Restorative Approach

In January 2016, Anne Martin will present in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic for Edu... Continue Reading