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Document 031233
Pulse Check: Restorative Justice
By Butler, Mike; Van Liew, Fred; Seymour, Anne; Quinn, Tom. National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) (Washington, DC).
"Restorative justice [RJ] is a theory of justice that emphasizes repairing the harm caused by criminal behaviour. It is best accomplished through cooperative processes that include all stakeholders. This can lead to transformation of people, relationships and communities" (Center for Justice & Reconciliation). This webinar will provide: a brief overview of RJ principles and practices—traditional justice and RJ philosophies, RJ practices at a glance; findings from relevant research-- New Zealand ... Read More

37 pages + 88 minutes
Document 031226
Measuring Subsequent Offending in Juvenile Probation
By Deal, Teri; Rachow, Anne; Wachter, Andrew. National Center for Juvenile Justice (NCJJ) (Pittsburgh, PA).
This report presents the results from a 2014 review of 13 states that provided recidivism research on their websites regarding youth who had been placed on probation. Sections cover: system structure limits research capabilities; reports describe a variety of populations; measures of re-offending impact recidivism rates; individual characteristics add context to analysis; and different tracking periods result in various recidivism rates. The table "Reported Measures of Subsequent Offending in Ju... Read More

4 pages
Document 031230
Supporting Second Chances: Education and Employment Strategies for People Returning from Correctional Facilities
By Domenici, David; Salazar, Heather. Jobs for the Future (Boston, MA).
"This brief highlights strategies for strengthening education and employment pathways for youth and adults returning from correctional facilities and notes key questions that new research should answer. It also explores barriers to employment for people with criminal records—whether or not they have been incarcerated—and potential policy solutions" (p. 1). Sections cover: barriers to finding work; whether prison education works; adults need education and training to find jobs after prison-reentr... Read More

10 pages
Document 022464
Restorative Justice Portal
Correctional Service of Canada (Ottawa, Ontario).
This website provides access to information about restorative justice approaches for the Correctional Service of Canada. Points of entry are: services; victim offender mediation; Restorative Justice Week; National Ron Wiebe Restorative Justice Award; resources; and contact information.... Read More
1 p.
Document 017612
Restorative Justice: Principles, Practices, and Implementation (Training Broadcast)
National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
An introduction to restorative justice concepts, principles, and values is provided during this 32-hour distance learning program. Participants will be able to:
  • Recognize the traumatic impact of crime on victims, communities, and offenders and ways to be responsive to crime victims' needs and interests
  • Explain and evaluate the configuration, methods, and potential uses of various restorative practices
  • Identify several practical strategies for developing active partnersh... Read More
2 computer disks; DVD-ROM
Document 014412
Perspectives on the Community Justice Process in Deschutes County, Oregon: Summary of Community Interviews Conducted October-November 1997
National Institute of Corrections. Community Corrections Division (Washington, DC). Community and Justice Solutions (Aloha, OR).
Interviews with 85 community members and policy makers indicate that most interviewees are enthusiastic about the community justice process and look forward to the full implementation of the system. This summary presents a statistical and descriptive report of the interviews, the interview format, responses to selected questions, and a list of the interviewees, and interviewers.... Read More
46 p.
Document 014689
Competency Profile of Community Resource Liaison
By Wolford, Bruce. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
This DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) profile was developed for the new area of Community and Restorative Justice. The DACUM technique is based on the premise that expert workers can describe their job better than anyone else, that any job can be described in terms of the tasks that workers in that occupation perform, and that the specific knowledge, skills, attitudes, and tools required for the job can also be described. This profile describes the nature of the job listed as Community Resource L... Read More
7 p.
Document 013227
Community Justice: Striving for Safe, Secure, and Just Communities
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). LIS, Inc. (Longmont, CO); National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Eight authors discuss changes occurring in criminal justice under the general theme of community justice. Topics discussed include restorative justice, acknowledging probation's multiple clients, the role of risk assessment, thinking differently about justice, community involvement, and neighborhood supervision. ... Read More
45 p.
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