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Restorative encounters in terrorist victimization in Spain: Theoretical reflections and practical insights from social work

November 10, 2014

Following the recommendations of the aforementioned author, and focussing our restorative practice on terrorist victimization, we now develop eight practical implications which have been taken into account in our encounters. 

  1. Continuous action centred on the facilitator, clearing the mind of disorder and concentrating on the task of enabling the healing…. 
  2. The facilitator role. The mediator attends the encounter between the victim and the prisoner facilitating dialogue and mutual help…. 
  3. Preparation sessions for each participant….
  4. Connect with the participants by constructing a positive and trusting relationship….
  5. Identifying and taking advantage of the strengths of the participants….
  6. Direct face-to-face encounters, except when there are circumstances which make it unadvisable….
  7. Recognition of and the use of silence….
  8. Carrying out follow-up actions after the encounters.

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