Source: Denver: Colorado Forum on Community and Restorative Justice. Downloaded 5 May 2004.

This monograph provides a foundation for creating a restorative justice conferencing program. Starting with the philosophical foundation needed to begin a program and moving their way through the stages of program implementation, the authors draw upon their experiences to walk you through building a restorative justice conferencing program. They provide information on staffing considerations, methods for managing staff, techniques for building a board, building and managing a volunteer team, and other important considerations for developing a program. The authors also discuss techniques for sustaining a conferencing program and provide some sound advice for operating a conferencing program. (excerpt)


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