Restorative Justice in the 21st Century

The accountability and responsibility of the

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Unformatted text preview: ce for Juveniles 45 Appendix I Restorative Justice in Action Programmatic Examples @ Juvenile Reparation Program, Center for Community Justice, Elkhart, IN The Juvenile Reparation Program targets older juveniles who may have previously failed in the system and risk continuing their negative behavior into adulthood. The accountability and responsibility of the participants includes understanding and acknowledging the harm, accepting responsibility by finding a solution, and taking concrete actions to make it right. JRP staff assist clients in developing a contract, which routinely includes restitution to the victim, volunteer service as symbolic restitution to the community and specific self-improvement strategies and may also include face to face mediation. Throughout their involvement with JRP, clients are restricted to their homes except when attending approved activities such as school, employment, or counseling. Volunteer telephone monitors ensure that clients follow these rules, as well as providing added encouragement and accountability. @ Crime Repair...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course CRJU 4230 taught by Professor Derekallen during the Spring '10 term at Georgia State.

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