Jean Handley is an international coach, facilitator, trainer, mediator and artist. She directs Turning Point Partners, a non-profit she founded in 2001 that trains, promotes and practices Restorative Justice. She coaches and trains professionals, executives, couples and parents in the concepts of Restorative Justice, Mindful Communication, Victim Empathy, circle processes, interventions, and social/emotional learning. She has been a trainer in corporations, government, courts, corrections, judicial and educational systems, and she has worked as a Defense Based Victim Outreach Specialist.
Jean brings her experience of living abroad for thirty years to bear in her work through a strong understanding of the diversity of strengths within each community, both in the private and professional sectors. She was nominated in 2005 to the 1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize.