Source: (2004) Paper presented at "New Frontiers in Restorative Justice: Advancing Theory and Practice", Centre for Justice and Peace Development, Massey University at Albany, New Zealand, 2-5 December.

Essex FGC Service has led the national practice development of the use of family Group Conferences in Child Protection Work, and Youth Offending Work in the UK. Julia Hennessy sits on the National Restorative Justice Strategy Group in the UK representing. Tanya Gillett has been appointed to lead on the Pathfinders Childrens Trust in Essex. They will discuss the development of RJ FGC in the UK, and the outcomes that has been delivered for both victims and young people who offend. This service has been nationally evaluated by University of Essex. Abstract courtesy of the Centre for Justice and Peace Development, Massey University,