Source: (2009) Protecting Children: A Professional Publication of American Humane. 24(4):19-35.

In order to demonstrate RGC’s potential, this article: (1) Establishes the gap between the child welfare and juvenile justice systems; (2) provides an overview of restorative justice and family group decision making; and (3) introduces RGC as a multi-system strategy to bridge the gap that exists between the child welfare and youth justice systems. (excerpt)