Restorative justice in children's homes

Ashworth, Pauline
August 2010
Community Care;8/26/2010, Issue 1832, p33
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.


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