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of those policies and practices, and to set short and long term benchmarks for program
development, policy reform, and value and cultural change consistent with the reform. The
primary goal of the steering committee is to ensure the success of initial pilot efforts and to
promote strategic expansion. This group should be involved in the initial diagnostic process
and in ongoing assessment to ensure that existing programs and practices are incorporating
the principles and values of the new philosophy and mission and that no new programs are
added which are inconsistent with or do not meet the objectives of the mission.
(4) Engage juvenile justice staff and decision makers in values clarification, consensus building,
assessment and goal definition. Although the goals and objectives of the Balanced and
Restorative Justice model appeal to common values, terms such as accountability and
community protection can be interpreted in many different ways. Juvenile justice managers
and the steering committee must take the time to carefully present the model to other...
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- Spring '10