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Families — the “original” Circle of Support and Accountability.

Withers, Lloyd
June 4, 2015

Source: (2010) Reflexions past, present and future. Restorative Justice Week 2010. Correctional Services of Canada.

With the support of the Correctional Service Canada, the CFCN developed Family Group Decision-Making for Reintegration (FGDMR), a specialized application of family group decision-making aimed at family reintegration following incarceration. The application focuses a family group conference (restorative justice component) to develop a family plan, based on seven dynamic factors (correctional research component), with volunteers who then support the entire family with their family plan for one year, post release (community engagement component).(excerpt)


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