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Victim Sensitive Offender Dialogue in Crimes of Severe Violence.

Center for Restorative Justice & Peacemaking, Lynette
June 4, 2015

Source: (-0001) VHS, 70 min. St. Paul, Minnesota: Center for Restorative Justice & Peacemaking, University of Minnesota.

In this video, an overview of the victim sensitive dialogue process in crimes of severe violence is provided by Dr. Mark Umbreit of the Center for Restorative Justice & Peacemaking at the University of Minnesota. The importance of victim sensitive procedures and humanistic, “dialogue-driven” mediation is highlighted. Segments of separate preparation meetings with the victim and the offender/inmate are shown, followed by a face-to-face meeting of the victim and offender in the presence of a highly trained mediator and co-mediator. The case portrayed is a simulation of an actual murder case. (distributor’s description)


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