Haley Farrar, J.D.
Haley Farrar is a restorative practices educator, facilitator, coach, and researcher. She supports the Diana Unwin Chair in Restorative Justice at Victoria University of Wellington, in New Zealand as Programme Development Advisor. She is also a restorative justice facilitator with Community Law Wellington, and a personal coach.
A former attorney, Haley first began her work in restorative justice in 2013 with the Longmont Community Justice Partnership as a facilitator, case coordinator, and trainer. In 2015, she traveled to New Zealand as a Fulbright Fellow, where she undertook nationwide independent research on restorative justice facilitator standards, motivations and competencies in an attempt to uncover what makes a "good" restorative practitioner.
She currently supports a wide range of efforts with organisations endeavoring to become “restorative workplaces.” She also provides course design and instruction for the Restorative Justice MOOC course on EdX.org.
Haley holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with a certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She obtained her Juris Doctorate from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon in 2011, and is a licensed attorney in the state of Colorado. Haley has also undertaken extensive training in both mediation and coaching. She serves on the Advisory Council of the National Association for Community and Restorative Justice (US).
Haley is originally from Richmond, Virginia, USA. She travels frequently, and regularly presents at conferences around the world to a wide range of audiences. Haley enjoys spending time outdoors with friends and family, cooking, and gardening.
“Restorative Youth Sports: An Applied Model for Resolving Conflicts and Building Positive Relationships” - Journal of Youth Development