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Managing emotions at a victim offender conference

Editor, Terry
June 4, 2015

Source: (2005) Restorative Justice Newsletter, Department of Corrective Services, New South Wales Government.

Strong feelings are often an intense and present part of victim-offender conferences. This article describes how preparation should make both the victim and the offender ready for the expression of feelings, and uses a story to demonstrate what that often looks like.


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