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Community Resolve

Managing change?  Work in teams?  Dealing with frontline interactions?  Feedback from our learners: ‘brilliant training – one of the best I have been on… very useful tools’ A must for managers and community facing workers. Relevant, honest and thought provoking’ The subject matter is fascinating. It is hugely ...

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RESTΔRE

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A new Restorative Justice pilot for sexual abuse has recently been launched by The Green House in collaboration with the North Bristol NHS Trust Be Safe Service and the Bristol City Council Youth Offending Team, funded by the Police & Crime Commissioner.  The aim of the R e s t Δ r e project is […]

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The Conflict-Positive Organisation …Developing Resilience Through Transforming Conflict

John Drowley, Director of Mediation at Work reflects, on the wider benefits and opportunities that a transformational approach to conflict has to offer the workplace.

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Restorative Justice Development in Avon & Somerset

Helen Rosenthal Restorative Justice Development Manager, Avon and Somerset We are shaping the future of restorative justice provision in Avon and Somerset. Police and Crime Commissioners have been given funding from the Ministry of Justice to build capacity and fund restorative justice services. In 2015 we are going to work with ...

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Tania’s Story

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For me, because of the way the mugging had made me feel, I thought that restorative justice would give me back control. I would be the one making decisions. I would be in charge. That wasn’t something I got from reading the victim impact statement in court.

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Working with Supporters

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Ms K and Ms C have lived in a block of flats managed by a mental health charity for a number of years.  It is a very stable community where everyone knows everyone and both the tenants have assured tenancies, so re-housing would be a poor option. Both parties have mental health issues and are […]

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Restorative Justice Conference

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In September 2014 a face to face restorative justice conference took place at Bristol Youth Offending Team.  The young person involved was the subject of a Referral Order for two offences of criminal damage.  The victim of the offences was the young person’s mother. The facilitators of the meeting were trained volunteer ...

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Mediation Experiences

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We work with individuals, neighbours, communities, young people, organisations and people at risk of being made homeless. Earlier this year we were able to film some of our clients who had experienced conflict with their neighbours which enabled us to capture their stories of what was happening and how they were feeling, how they ...

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Another Successful Year for the Neighbourhood Justice Team

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ASC Neighbourhood Justice Team (NJT) in Bristol has been shortlisted for the Howard League for Penal Reform Community Programme Award for a second year.

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