We drawn on restorative and relational practice to foster inclusive residential environments with Approved Premises.
We encourage prison and probation managers and staff to draw on restorative practice inwardly – between teams, and outwardly – with residents/offenders to improve outputs and outcomes.
We coach YOS staff to help find hidden strengths amongst the families and young people they work with and to empower staff to effectively deliver our restorative intervention programme.
We provide engagement options to suit your timetable and budget.
We promote blended learning to meet specific needs, a combination of :
Over the past ten years, we’ve achieved some notable outcomes with Criminal Justice Settings, including:
Restorative Thinking offers a range of blended learning opportunities: restorative and relational practice consultancy, training, coaching, e-Learning, action learning sets, programmes and projects to meet the needs of Commissioners and Stakeholders.
Recent Criminal Justice projects include:
Delivered in Prison and Probation Settings, this is a Restorative Intervention Programme, giving participants key life skills in effective relationship strategies, strengthening the process of rehabilitation, particularly with regard to reconnecting with family members, friendship groups, colleagues in the workplace.
The programme is based on sound evidence and is congruent with the ‘What Works’ literature.
The programme draws on restorative and relational principles and skills, giving participants practical strategies to develop positive self-talk and healthy relationships, take responsibility, prevent and resolve conflict and repair harm.
The graphic shown here was drawn by Trevor at HMP Humber (August 2022), during a workshop to train peer mentors to support delivery of our ‘Restorative Life Skills’ programme.
Designed to support youth justice professionals in their delivery of restorative practice with young people, this programme has been developed with young people, including a group at Sheffield Youth Offending Team.
This programme draws on restorative practice to bring about change in thinking and behaviour, developing life skills to foster positive relationships, prevent and manage everyday challenges and conflict.
Restorative Thinking’s small, experienced team of restorative trainers/practitioners/coaches/facilitators are keen to consolidate learning from existing projects and to continue to pioneer within the field of restorative and relational practice with colleagues in the criminal justice sector. If you are interested in working with us, please contact us for further information.
Access our e-Learning CPD courses via this link.