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The resources here inform Engage’s approach to restorative practices. Find out more about how restorative practices can effect change.
What is it we want children and youth to learn through our discipline practices? How do we encourage the young people in our lives to do the right thing because it is the right thing to do? How do we teach children and youth to take responsibility and be accountable for their actions and their words?
Restorative practices in schools, group homes and other organizations move away from more traditional punishment models to focus on relationships and repairing harm. This webinar introduces the idea of a restorative culture and looks at how adults working with groups of children and/or youth can use the principles of restorative practices to create and maintain environments that are welcoming, safe and caring.
Toward a Theoretical Understanding of the Role of Respect, Pride, and Shame.
‑ Brenda Morrison, Australian National University, Journal of Social Issues, Vol 62, No 2, 2006, pp. 371-392
Restorative Justice and Responsive Regulation
‑ Brenda Morrison, Centre for Restorative Justice, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, March 4, 2005
A Restorative Justice Approach
‑ Brenda Morrison, Australian Institute of Criminology, Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, Feb. 2002