Facing forward facilitators present two workshops: Barbara Walshe, Margaret O Quigley present a circle workshop: Are We Victims of Something or Is That Just Life? Catherine O Connell and Tim Coughlan present: To ‘Script’ or Not to ‘Script’? That Is the Question? · Can core mediation questions enhance and contribute to a restorative process? More […]
Facing Forward offer a three-day workshop facilitated by the renowned Australian Pioneer of Restorative Justice, Terry O’Connell. The ‘Cop from Wagga Wagga’ comes to Ireland to share his knowledge, philosophy and vast experience of working restoratively in a range of settings and contexts from prisons to communities to youth work to workplaces. The emphasis is […]
Sexual Trauma and Abuse: Restorative and Transformative Possibilities? was launched on Monday 1st December 2014 in Dublin Castle Dear Brother O’Neill . . . a former Christian Brothers pupil writes Download the full report here Download Hyperlinks to Legislation referenced in Chapter 1 here
This publication is one of the outcomes of the two year research project entitled ‘Developing integrated responses to sexual violence: An interdisciplinary research project on the potential of restorative justice’ coordinated by the Leuven Institute of Criminology, University of Leuven (Belgium) between March 2013 and February 2015. Download the practice guide here.
25 September 2015 TIDES Training Friday, 25 September 2015from 09:30 to 12:00 (BST) Belfast, United Kingdom As part of Community Relations and Cultural Awareness Week 2015, join TIDES Training in partnership with Netcare, for a conversation around the possibilities of a restorative society. We will be exploring the benefits of how restorative processes can support […]
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 […]
23 – 25 September 2015 23 – 25 September 2015, Czech Republic CEP and the Probation and Mediation Service of the Czech Republic (who will be celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2015) will jointly organise a conference focused on the use of restorative justice during probation, the use of mediation between offender and victim during the criminal […]
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. […]
A selection of images from the launch of Sexual Trauma and Abuse: Restorative and Transformative Possibilities?
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 […]