Dr Marian Liebmann has worked at a day centre for ex-offenders, with Victim Support, and in the probation service. She was director of Mediation UK for 4 years and projects advisor for 3 years, working on restorative justice. Since 1998 she has been working freelance as a restorative justice consultant and trainer, with Youth offending Teams, mediation services and prisons in the UK. She has also undertaken work in several African and East European countries, including training 180 victim-offender mediators in Serbia and Montenegro.
She has given presentation at UN Crime Congresses in Thailand (2005) and Brazil (2010). She is also an art therapist and runs ‘Art & Conflict’ and ‘Art and Anger Management’ workshops. In 2005 she received a special merit award of the Longford Prize for her pioneering work in art therapy, restorative justice and mediation. She has written/edited 10 books, including Restorative Justice: How it Works. In 2013 Marian was awarded an OBE for services to Social Justice through Art Therapy and Mediation.
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