This selection of tools (PDF Format; 2006) can be used to develop Restorative Justice practices in a prison – and to check the quality of the work being undertaken.
The purpose is to provide materials that can be dipped into when required.
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The toolkit is organized a follows:
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Downloading the toolkit
You can download the compressed archive (.zip) at the bottom of this page, or each of the sections individually:
1. Principles, set out in different formats
2. Organisational self-assessment of the quality of restorative work
3. Questions to help map the cultural web at a prison
4. Report on the Restorative Justice in Prisons Project
(by Tim Newell)
5. Guidance on working with crime victims
6. A protocol for working with victims of crime
7. Pamphlet about prisons for victims of crime
8. Questions for assessing the prison’s work with victims
(victims, victim contact officers, staff, prisoners)
9. Things you can do to resolve conflicts
10. Guide to restorative methods of responding to incidents
11. Checkpoints for violence prevention
12. Restorative practices in prisons list
13. Pennsylvania Prison Society Restorative Justice Program
ZIP (containing all 13 toolkit PDFs)
Download the entire toolkit as a .zip using the link below.