Neighborhood Court – Panelist Training

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Panelist Training

The Panelist Training covers the basic principles of Restorative Justice, the 3-step Neighborhood Court conference model, and communication skills applicable to the Panelist role.

Davis – UC Davis Conference Center, 550 Alumni Lane (2nd Floor) Davis, CA 95616
Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 from 8:45AM - 5:00PM

All Neighborhood Court volunteers must receive comprehensive training prior to service in the Neighborhood Court program as Panelists. In order to participate, interested volunteers must submit an application and complete a full-day Panelist Training and the 2 and a half hour Mock Conference Role Play. We offer these trainings in the spring and fall in each of the three cities where we operate, Woodland, West Sacramento, and Davis.

To Sign-Up

To register for a training date, please download a Panelist Application and submit it via email to Please include the location of the training session you plan to attend in the subject line of your email. You can attend training in whichever location fits your schedule. Once trained, you will only be asked to serve as a Panelist in the city where you reside.

Volunteer Qualifications

Please note, you must be 18 years or older and a resident of Davis, West Sacramento, or Woodland for a minimum of 3 years (1 year for students). Participants should have no felony or recent misdemeanor convictions, and will be asked to complete a Live Scan background check prior to service. The Live Scan will be performed free of charge for program participants. Participants should expect to serve 1-2 weeknights per month, from 6:00PM - 9:00PM.

Contact Name: Nicole Kirkaldy, Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 530-666-8378