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Restorative Justice with stranger or acquaintance victims, different angles apply.
With a masters in counseling and experience as an in-home family therapist I don’t mind taking on acquaintance situations of harm. I have always believed in systems, and that a larger context of relationships influences all of us.
I am going to highlight 3 major angles to consider when pre-conferencing victims in stranger or acquaintance situations of restorative justice. The focus of this blog post is specific to victims since restorative justice is victim initiated. The three considerations are outcomes, relationship context and flexibility.
Sep 20, 2010 Practice
Strategic use of questions, when facilitating talking circles
When you are keeping a Circle, asking a questions is really important. Setting the tone, role modeling, guiding the process vs facilitating is important. Asking questions that you pass the talking piece around is a develop-worthy skill. I’ve learned by asking double questions, run on questions and questions that didn’t make much sense.