This post is going to offer 5 clear steps to utilize in addressing bully behavior using Restorative Justice Circles....
1) Use Circles as a process to build community before using to repair harm....
2) Use Circles with a capital C.... To address... READ MORE
The ECOR conference will take place in Stuttgart/Leonberg (Germany) from February 10th – 12th, 2016.
The EU-Project ECOR deals with the exchange of best practices and the development of good examples for running wings in prisons or as alter... READ MORE
There are no easy answers or magical presciptions for finding the right balance on student discipline. It requires extensive thought, thorough research and sincere collaboration by school leaders, teachers and the students themselves.
But finding... READ MORE
...the Ministry of Justice has allocated £29m to police and crime commissioners in the last two years to set up restorative justice services across the country.
And yet it’s not working.
Money has bought superb training for facilitat... READ MORE
As the practice of restorative justice gains momentum within higher education, 35 representatives of colleges and universities from across the country gathered at Skidmore College to take a closer look at this growing movement.
The group attended... READ MORE
Nancy Fazenda is a Crown attorney who has recently been tapped to become Crown prosecutor for the new court - part of Manitoba's newly minted restorative justice strategy.
"The North End does have some complex criminal justice system issues," Faz... READ MORE
....Imagine you are woken up at 3 am by one of your floormates for the fourth time this week. Recently, he has been drinking more than usual and has been disruptive almost every night. The following morning you find vomit in the bathroom as well a... READ MORE
A meeting with a former paramilitary and convicted murderer in Northern Ireland gave probation service officer David Masters his first insight into the power of restorative justice and persuaded him that a career in probation was for him....
Prio... READ MORE
Over the past decade, particularly the last few years, the trend in school discipline has been toward restorative justice—which emphasizes authentic dialogue, mutual understanding, and communal responsibility—and aw... READ MORE
The cost of jailing is about $27,000 per inmate per year. The cost of drug, behavioral and mental health treatment averages about $4,500 per year. About 20 percent of all Americans and almost two-thirds of inmates have some kind of mental health p... READ MORE