Sophie Docker - UK Programme development and outreach. Specialist facilitator, mediator, workshop leader.
Sophie works with conflict transformation and dialogue as an organiser and facilitator. She has a degree in Politics and Economics and a Postgraduate diploma in Law and has trained in Restorative practices, Convergent Facilitation, mediation and Nonviolent Communication. She currently works facilitating Restorative processes and sharing Nonviolent Communication in organisations ranging from large corporations, through social enterprises, prisons and schools, with OpenEdge, Restorative Together and The Restorative Engagement Forum. Sophie has recently convened trainings with Miki Kashtan, Dominic Barter, Kirsten Kristensen and worked with charities NVC-UK, Seed of Peace, Building Bridges for Peace and The Centre for Peaceful Solutions. She is committed to exploring how we can organise in a way that is inclusive and collaborative using conflict as a driver for change.
Additional skills, training and qualifications:
- Registered Practitioner with Restorative Justice Council
- Restorative practices training including: Level 2 RJ; ‘Complex and Sensitive’; ‘Community Forums, Neighbourhood and Schools’
- Registered Certification Candidate with The Centre for Nonviolent Communication with 65 days of international training, including a 10 days on a Power and Privilege intensive and 5 years experience leading workshops focusing on personal, interpersonal and systemic transformation.
- Reconciliation & Peace-building module at Winchester University
- Mediation training for 2 party and group disputes using Dialogue Road Map
- Interpersonal neurobiology training with Sarah Peyton, Empathy Brain
- Training in organisational and participatory systems including Restorative Circles with Dominic Barter and Convergent Facilitation with Miki Kashtan: A decision-making process for organisations and community groups specialising in connecting across difference.
- Participation in a number of conferences, movements and campaigns including; Compassion in Politics, Transition and Reconomy projects, Ctrlshift and various New Economics and wellbeing initiatives.