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Best Practice Guidelines in Working with Victims of Reparative Probation Offenses: A Restorative Justice Manual

Crime Victim Services, Hilary
June 4, 2015

Source: Vermont Agency of Human Services, Department of Corrections. Downloaded 8 September 2004.

This manual is divided up into eight major sections, followed by a number of Appendices. We begin with some definitions we think will be helpful in your work, and as they are used in the guide. Then the manual follows the reparative process – from screening the cases sent to the program through follow up to a Reparative Board meeting. We describe each point in the process from the perspective of how to best try to meet the needs of victims and affected parties of that particular Reparative Probation offense. Again, some of this material focuses on best practice, and some of it is very specific about logistics, timing and details to complete. (excerpt)


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