This practice usually involves larger cases that involve a community harm. For example, if a conflict is escalated to the point where it involves a whole class, an entire floor in a dorm, or a neighborhood in the community, larger conversations might be necessary. In a circle process, students are encouraged to be open and honest about their perspectives about the conflict, how they have been harmed, how they think others might have been harmed, and to come up with their own solutions on how to fix the harm created. All students sit in a circle and take turns participating and sharing their perspectives. Often, support persons and community members can also be present to provide their input as well. A circle process can be the result of a conduct charge or self-referral. This practice is free of charge. 

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