Claassens publish second edition of “Discipline That Restores”

Ron Claassen, D.Min., emeritus peacemaking and conflict studies/leadership studies, and Roxanne Claassen have published a second edition of their Discipline That Restores: Strategies to Create Respect, Cooperation, and Responsibility in the Classroom. The book describes ways to replace the punitive discipline system in a classroom or school with discipline that restores, which improves the overall climate while reducing or eliminating office referrals, suspensions and expulsions. According to Ron and Roxanne: “While DTR is written entirely in secular language, we believe DTR puts Jesus’s teachings into language that is accessible to everyone.” The new edition includes updated information and references to research, articles, models, etc. and is available at     


Wayne Steffen
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