Restorative Circle Case Study

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A third example of how this leadership program can help juveniles was when Williams was called by a worried mother. This mother was worried for her two young sons that were in quarrels with each other. When Williams invited the mother and sons for a conference between him and another CFI member they were finally able to have an open communication about what was going on. In this conference the point of view of the mother and sons were known. The mother told her sons that she doesn’t want them fighting with each other for nonsense. The sons then replied with they don’t have an issue with each other, but towards their mother because of her point of view on things. That’s when the other CFI member asked them, “You two are brothers would you kill each other?” The…show more content…
Like adolescents attend school during the week we can establish programs for troubled juveniles to attend. This program can be a communication program that is driven by therapist and mentors working together to help troubled youths or a group of juveniles having an issue. A program like this is called Restorative Circle. Restorative Circle consists of a facilitator, the harmed person, the person who was harmed and the witnesses. These people are brought together when an issue rises. In this circle there are rules to which everyone that will be participating in the Restorative Circle have to agree to. The most important rules are respecting the person who is talking, listen as openly as possible and the confidentiality of what is being said in the session. When Restorative Circle is taking place three questions are addressed in the session What happened? Who was impacted? What will be done to make it right? With these questions the issue that once was can now be resolved. After knowing the issue and understanding it everyone will decide how the person who did the harming will fix their
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