The Lincolnshire Behaviour Outreach Support Service (BOSS) works on behalf of the county council to support schools to deliver an inclusive approach to learning and maintain children’s positive engagement in schools. Here, Clare Boardman manager of BOSS’s Restorative Service, describes how they are embedding restorative approaches in schools across Lincolnshire.
Wilkin Chapman and Restorative Solutions To Host Seminar On ‘Managing and Resolving Workplace Disputes: A Practical Guide'10.04.2019
Wilkin Chapman, in conjunction with Restorative Solutions CIC, are hosting a breakfast seminar targeted at managing and resolving workplace disputes.
Adrian Hughes has been involved with Restorative Solutions In Hampshire for over two years, volunteering as a restorative justice practitioner, and has also volunteered with the Victim Care service. In December 2018, Adrian won the Special Recognition Award at the Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner's Safer Awards for his volunteer work. Adrian spoke to Restorative Solutions about his involvement with RJ, and why he thinks it’s important.
The Restorative Justice Council is pleased to announce that the West Yorkshire Restorative Justice Service has achieved the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).
Jacqueline McHugh from the Salus Restorative Justice service recently attended the Violence Reduction Summit in Maidstone, held by Matthew Scott, Police and Crime Commissioner for Kent.
Tony Walker is the Director of Service Delivery at Restorative Solutions and has been using restorative approaches for over 20 years. Formerly an Inspector in the Thames Valley Police, Tony has many years of experience in RJ, from community problem solving to police complaints. Tony practices as an RJ facilitator, focussing on serious incidents and staff grievances. We spent some time with him to find out how far RJ has come since he began in the field, what the training process is like, and what advice he would give to you if you’re considering using RJ.
Restorative Justice Volunteer Adrian Hughes Wins Award at Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner's Safer Awards10.12.2018
Adrian Hughes won the Special Recognition Award at last week's Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner's Safer Awards for his volunteer work with both Restorative Solutions and the Victim Care Service.
With school exclusion rates rising, it’s now more important than ever that restorative practices are being used in schools to help young people to get their education in a safe, structured environment, whilst learning how to resolve conflict and manage their emotions.
RJ Hampshire has been visiting inmates at Winchester Prison along with other agencies to educate and inform prisoners about Restorative Justice.
Jack Kelley was previously Employability Manager at Queen’s Park Rangers Football Club in London, and is now Employer Engagement Manager at Westlea School in Enfield. He works with vulnerable young people in the London area. Jack undertook training with Restorative Solutions three years ago and he says it changed his life and his work. He spoke to Restorative Solutions about the difference that their training made to his professional practice, and why Restorative Justice is key to his skill set; working with young people.
Lincolnshire Police release a video explaining what Restorative Justice is all about as part of Restorative Justice week 2018.