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Beyond Punishment: Restorative Community Service.

Porter, Abbey J
June 4, 2015

Source: (2005) Restorative Practices e-Forum. August 25. Bethlehem, PA: International Institute of Restorative Practices. Downloaded 14 September 2005.

Most of the teens are on probation—
their offenses range from infractions
such as underage drinking to crimes as
serious as felony assault—and have been
court-ordered to perform community
service. All of them are part of CSF’s
in-home supervision and foster care
programs, which include individual
and family counseling, recovery support,
drug testing and restorative skillbuilding.
As with all its programs, CSF
brings a restorative focus to community
service; teens not only complete service
hours but are also helped to make positive
changes. (excerpt)


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