Restorative practice and philosophy are used outside the criminal justice system -- in families, communities, schools, workplaces and faith communities. They also have formed an important part of post-conflict transition for countries addressing former oppressive governmental actions or the results of civil war.

Restorative Practices: Delaware Valley Schools Adopt New Discipline Approach

Source: (2005) MetroKids: Resource Publications for Delaware Valley Families. January. Downloaded 1 February 2005.What school wouldn’t jump at the opportunity to reduce discipline problems by 50 percent? Zero tolerance, detentions, suspensions a... Read More

Beyond Zero Tolerance: Restorative Practices in Schools.

Source: (2003) VHS, 27 min (standard), 13 min (abridged). Bethlehem, PA: International Institute for Restorative Practices and SaferSanerSchools.Beyond Zero Tolerance explores the impact of restorative practices in school discipline. Using footage... Read More

From Restorative Justice to Restorative Practices: Expanding the Paradigm

Source: (2004) Paper presented at the "5th International Conference on Conferencing & Circles", organized by the International Institute for Restorative Practices, August 5, Vancouver, Canada. Downloaded 2 December 2004.Ted Wachtel is president of... Read More

Restorative Practices in Prison - A Review of the Literature

Source: (2001) The Restorative Prison ProjectStern notes that the literature on restorative justice is wide ranging, but that certain common principles emerge. These include the focus on the relationship between the perpetrator and the victim, sat... Read More

Restorative practices in business: Building a community for learning and change within organizations

Source: Adapted from a paper presented at the Reshaping Australian Institutions conference, held at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia, 16-18 February 1999. Bethlehem, PA: International Institute for Restorative Practices.Re... Read More

Overcoming Resistance to Whole-School Uptake of Restorative Practices.

Source: (2006) Paper from "The Next Step: Developing Restorative Communities, Part 2," the IIRP’s 8th International Conference on Conferencing, Circles and other Restorative Practices, October 18-20, 2006, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA.This pap... Read More

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