Source: (2003) PhD dissertation, School of Social Work, Howard University, USA.
African American and Latino youth are disproportionately represented among arrestees and arrests among young women have shown dramatic increase over the past decade. Family Group Conferencing (FGC) is a mediation procedure involving offender, their families, and victims of their crimes in which outcomes of material and emotional restitution are sought in an effort to repair the harm caused by the crimes. This study sought to look at the efficacy of FGC for young women and people of color. Author’s abstract. (excerpt)
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