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Restorative Justice: A Healing Approach to Elder Abuse

Groh, Arlene
June 4, 2015

Source: (2002) Faith Community Response to Elder Abuse. January 25, 2002. McMaster Journal of Theology and Ministry. 5.

In this paper Arlene Groh reports on the Restorative Justice Approaches to Elder Abuse Project. This project is a collaboration of local community agencies in the Kitchener-Waterloo area of southwestern Ontario. The mission is to provide an opportunity for change and healing to people affected by elder abuse. To explain the project, Groh discusses the nature of elder abuse, principles and foundations of restorative justice, the restorative justice process as applied to cases of elder abuse, and the role of the faith community in the project.


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