In the last chapter, we outlined a conferencing process that can be used for serious disciplinary offenses. However, not all offending behavior is serious enough to justify the commitment and expense of such a conference. There seems, moreover, little point in waiting until things get to the most serious level before starting to implement the principles of restorative practice. These principles can be applied to good effect at much more basic levels than at the most serious and dramatic. They can be applied as less formal, less time-consuming, low-level interventions, rather than waiting to use them as a last resort. Potentially, ...
Principles of Putting It Right