Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

Do most offenders get to provide services to others

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Unformatted text preview: ized communities get priority over punishing (or treating) offenders? Are staff sensitive to victims needs in decision making and daily practice? Balanced and Restorative Justice for Juveniles 49 Competency 1. Are most offenders in your system working in paid jobs or work experience projects that make a productive contribution to the community? Do most offenders get to provide services to others (e.g., elderly, younger children) rather than simply receive services? 2. Are cognitive learning, decision-making skill training, conflict resolution skills, anger management, and related cognitive training integrated with active work experience and service interventions? 3. What efforts are in place to improve academic skills and reintegrate offenders into educational programs? 4. To what extent is the community (e.g., businesses, other employers, civic and religious groups) involved in competency development projects? Do conventional adults work directly with youth on community service projects? Is the community asked for input regarding competency develo...
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