Source: (2010) Resolution: News from the Restorative Justice Consortium. 37 (Autumn): 11.

But in the end, it works. It has helped to tackle bullying. It has reduced serious events within the homes. It has reduced police and criminal justice involvement. It has demonstrably helped children to see their actions in context. The result is that the staff team are open to accepting that restorative practices, with its key elements of working with people (not doing things to them), being fair, allowing emotions and using a no- blame question style, is a framework for evaluating and reflecting on how we all interact with each other. (excerpt)

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