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Restorative Justice Today: Applications of Restorative Interventions takes a hard look at the issues and concepts surrounding restorative justice and current restorative practices used in a broad range of areas today. In a time when the cost of prisons and jails is on the rise resulting in more offenders being kept out of the community, this timely and contemporary book exposes readers to a range of restorative practices that can be implemented. The authors, renowned experts in the area of restorative justice, provide information not found in other restorative justice texts.

Chapter 11: Creating Healthy Residential Communities in Higher Education through the Use of Restorative Practices

Creating Healthy Residential Communities in Higher Education through the Use of Restorative Practices
Creating healthy residential communities in higher education through the use of restorative practices
TedWachtel and StaceyMiller

This chapter was originally published as the introductory chapter in Building Campus Community: Restorative Practices in Residential Life (2011) by Joshua Wachtel and Ted Wachtel published by International Institute for Restorative Practices of which Ted Wachtel is the president. A former public school teacher, Ted Wachtel was one of the first educators to recognize the positive impact of restorative practices in school, family, and workplace settings. Today, he gives keynote speeches around the world.

Stacey Miller, the director of residential life at the University of Vermont, has brought the use of circles and other restorative practices to campus life ...

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