TITLE

Restorative justice in children's homes

AUTHOR(S)
Ashworth, Pauline
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
Community Care;8/26/2010, Issue 1832, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the study conducted by Brian Littlechild and Helen Sender which examines the use of restorative justice to deal with conflict and bullying in children's residential units in Hertfordshire, England. Interviews with staff and residents were conducted alongside analysis of statistics on police call-outs to the units. Results of the study revealed that the use of restorative justice approaches has led to an overall decrease in police call-outs.
ACCESSION #
54360460

 

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