Victim-offender dialogue programs are available in some prisons. These typically have little or no impact on the prisoner's sentence. Their purpose is therapeutic. The following articles give examples of such programs.

"Mediation in Prison following Incest"

Source: (1995) Probation Journal. 42: 26-30Rosa Monk-Shepherd, now a Probation Officer in Devon, in collaboration with David Nation, then of Plymouth Mediation, outlines the potential gains for victim/survivor and perpetrator, of mediation init... Read More

"The Role of Chaplaincy in Restorative Justice."

Source: (2000) Paper presented at the Women in Corrections: Staff and Clients Conference convened by the Australian Institute of Criminology in conjunction with the Department for Correctional Services SA and held in Adelaide, 31 October – 1 Nov... Read More

The concept of restorative justice in prison seen from the community and illustrated by the practice of victim-offender mediation

Source: (2002) In Restorative Justice and its Relation to the Criminal Justice System: Papers from the second conference of the European Forum for Victim-Offender Mediation and Restorative Justice, Oostende, Belgium, 10-12 October. Pp. 69-77. Down... Read More

Restorative justice

Source: (1998) Yes! Magazine (Fall)To explore restorative justice concretely in this article, Evers relates the experience of Thomas Ann Hines, mother of Paul Hines, who was murdered in Texas when he was 21 years old. Thomas Ann Hines tells of her... Read More

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