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Restorative Justice: Empowering, Effective, Engagement with Young People (Dundalk)

1 October 2015   Restorative Justice: Empowering, Effective, Engagement with Young People Restorative Connections- All Island Planning Group Thursday, 1 October 2015 from 10:30 to 16:30 (IST) This seminar is one of a series of Restorative Practice seminars following on from the All Island Restorative Justice Conference ‘Restorative Connections’ which took place in Dundalk in […]

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‘Victims in Focus: European & Domestic Perspectives’ (Dublin)

2nd October, 2015 ACJRD 18th Annual Conference The European Directive 201/29/EU on Victims’ Rights “ …establishes minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime [and] ensures that persons who have fallen victim of crime are recognised treated with respect and receive proper protection, support and access to justice. The Directive replaces […]

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Facing Forward Open Evening

    Thanks to everyone who came along to the Facing Forward Opening Evening A great turn out for the Facing Forward Opening Evening Wednesday 17th June where we discussed the work of Facing Forward, the developments, challenges and possibilities in having Restorative Justice used in cases where harm and /or serious crime has occurred. […]

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Media coverage of Sexual Trauma and Abuse: Restorative and Transformative Possibilities?

  The research Sexual Trauma and Abuse: Restorative and Transformative Possibilities? was launched today Monday 1st December 2014 in Dublin Castle. The research a collaboration between Facing Forward  Dr Marie Keenan of the School of Applied Social Science at UCD and Bernadette Fahy, a counselling psychologist, was widely covered in the  media today. 1/12/2014 Read Irish Times Press […]

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Irish Restorative Practices Resources

  The Restorative Practices Strategic Forum and the Childhood Development Initiative,  launched two important new resources for the support of Restorative Practices in Ireland. “Towards Excellence in Restorative Practice – A Quality Assurance Framework for Organisations and Practitioners”, by Dr. Kieran O’Dwyer Download a copy here “Community-Wide Restorative Practices: an Implementation Guide”, by CDI download a […]

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