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From Sanctions to Support: Restorative Practices Transform Homes for Looked-after Children in the UK.

Mirsky, Laura
June 4, 2015

Source: (2005) Restorative Practices e-Forum. September 8. Bethlehem, PA: International Institute of Restorative Practices. Downloaded 14 September 2005.

About four years ago, the Stanfield Home for looked-after children, in Welwyn-Garden City, Hertfordshire, UK, was in crisis. Relationships between staff and children were terrible, and there were many violent incidents, said Stanfield manager Veronica (Ron) Hart. Staff stress was causing big turnover rates and lots of long-term sick leave. Then restorative practices turned things around. (excerpt from article)


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