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Other Restorative Dialogue Approaches

Resources on a range of additional applications of restorative justice dialogue processes, including the use of surrogate victims or offenders in small or large dialogue formats, school based restorative practices that foster dialogue, and restorative justice dialogue in prison settings involving community, victims, and offenders.

Articles and Handouts

Conferences, Circles, Boards, and Mediations: Restorative Justice and Citizen Involvement in the Response to Youth Crime By Gordon Bazemore and Mark Umbreit (1998). Balanced and Restorative Justice Project. Community Justice Institute, Ft. Lauderdale, FL: Florida Atlantic University and St. Paul, MN: Center for Restorative Justice & Peacemaking. PDF

In-School Behavior Intervention Grants: A Three-Year Evaluation of Alternative Approaches to Suspensions and Expulsions. By Nancy Riestenberg. Roseville, MN: Minnesota Dept. of Children, Families & Learning. PDF 

Respecting Everyone's Ability to Resolve Problems: Restorative Measures. (1998) Minnesota Department of Children, Families and Learning  PDF

Restorative Justice Practices and Principles in Schools by Toran Hansen (2005) St. Paul, MN: Center for Restorative Justice & Peacemaking  PDF


The Little Book of Restorative Discipline for Schools: Teaching Responsibility; Creating Caring Climates by Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz and Judy H. Mullet. Intercourse, PA: Good Books.

Just Schools: A Whole School Approach to Restorative Justice by Brenda Hopkins (2004) London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. To Order


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