Source: (2008) International Journal of Restorative Justice. 4(1):25-36.
This â€œbalanced approachâ€ is based on the philosophy of restorative justice (Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Judgesâ€™ Commission, 1997).
The purpose of this paper is to explore the â€œdevelopment of competencies,â€ specifically, what competency means. Competency development is close to what juvenile justice practitioners do, â€œitâ€™s the helping partâ€ (Torbet and Thomas, 2005, p. 1). (excerpt)
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