The guide topics include:

  • Why should schools use restorative justice?
  • School safety
  • Criminalizing school misconduct
  • Using restorative discipline
  • Fostering a restorative school culture
  • School restorative justice programs
  • Circles
  • Mediation and conferencing
  • Peer jury
  • Challenges to implementation
  • Suggestions for implementing restorative justice 

The appendix provides a listing of organisations that can serve as resource points for implementing restorative justice.

The guide is available for download in PDF format. Hard copies are also available from the Illinois Criminal Justice Authority