News: Sep 2015

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Restorative justice on BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour

24 September 2015

Restorative justice received widespread coverage yesterday when BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour featured a powerful interview with Emma, a rape survivor who met her attacker in a restorative justice conference.

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Ministry of Justice campaign - I’ve got something to say

24 September 2015

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is running a campaign themed ‘I’ve got something to say’ to mark this year’s International Restorative Justice Week (15-22 November).
 
The campaign seeks to increase general awareness and understanding of restorative justice and emphasise the benefits for victims. 

The theme highlights how restorative justice can help empower victims, give them a voice and help them to move forward with their lives.

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Stand for election for the RJC board of trustees

16 September 2015

The RJC is inviting members to stand for election to join our board of trustees.

The board of trustees is the RJC's governing body, and trustees play a vital role in guiding and enabling our vision and work.

Seven RJC trustees are elected directly from the membership. They reflect the broad field of restorative practice and act in the best interests of the RJC to help us meet our charitable aims and fulfil our vision for everyone to have access to quality restorative practice. 

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Surrey Youth Support Service achieves the RSQM

11 September 2015

The RJC is pleased to announce that Surrey Youth Support Service (Surrey YSS) has achieved the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM), demonstrating that they are providing the public with a safe, high quality restorative service. Surrey YSS joins 20 other organisations working in criminal justice, care and education that have achieved the RSQM.

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Free RJC workshops for trainers in restorative practice

4 September 2015

The RJC is holding six exciting free workshops for those who provide training in restorative practice. The workshops are exclusively for restorative trainers and will enable participants to discuss good practice with their peers.

The workshops will focus on the key areas of assessment covered in the Training Approval Scheme including activities and discussions on:

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The RJC wants your views

2 September 2015

The RJC is consulting on three new Handbooks for the field of restorative practice profession.

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RJC CPD programme for 2015-16

1 September 2015

The RJC has a number of exciting CPD workshops coming up that have been designed based on the results of the survey we sent out in April.

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Invitation to tender - RSQM and TAS Evaluation Project

1 September 2015

The Restorative Justice Council (RJC) is inviting tenders for a project to review two of our key quality schemes - the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM) and Training Approval Scheme (TAS).