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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 20: Restorative Celebrations for Parolee and Probationer Completion: The Importance of Ritual for Reentry
Restorative Celebrations for Parolee and Probationer Completion: The Importance of Ritual for Reentry
Under the guidance of internationally respected restorative justice expert John Braithwaite from Australia and criminal desistance expert Shadd Maruna in Ireland, Lorenn Walker, on behalf of Hawai'i Friends of Justice & Civic Education, collaborated with members of the Hawai'i justice system to develop restorative rituals for people who completed parole and probation. Over 150 people have participated in the events including judges; parole board members; parole and probation officers; state and private attorneys; drug treatment counselors; prison staff; police officers; people successfully completing parole; formerly incarcerated people no longer under government jurisdiction; people on parole and probation; and friends and ...