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RJ and Adolescent Harmful Sexual Behaviour

The AIM Project (Assessment Intervention Moving on) will be running a training event for RJ practitioners aiming to enable participants to have a clear understanding of restorative approaches and their use in sensitive and complex cases which involve adolescent Harmful Sexual Behaviour

Objectives:

  • To provide an understanding of the values and principles underpinning RJ in this context
  • To develop knowledge of the practice/methodology employed in RJ to facilitate communication in cases of HSB
  • To consider the familial harm and impact that occurs in cases of HSB and what families might gain from participation in the process
  • To practice the skills necessary to run a safe mediation session in cases of HSB
  • To understand the importance of an assessment led approach using the AIM RJ/HSB Assessment framework
  • To consider how the restorative practice can support any parallel therapeutic intervention/support for both the victim and the offender

 Methodology:

 The course will run over three days facilitated by two trainers

  • The focus is practice/skill orientated so will involve role playing
  • The max group size will be 20 delegates
  • The training will employ a mixture of training methods including direct presentations, small group work, case studies, role plays, dvd and will be supported by written training materials, reference to further reading and a single copy of the AIM RJ Assessment framework to the commissioning agency
  • All training is consistent with the National Standards of Best Restorative Practice (RJC and the Home Office 2012) and will assist in practice accreditation
  • AIM is a training provider registered by The Restorative Justice Council (http://www.restorativejustice.org.uk/trainers/)

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Date: 
18-20 March 2015
Host Organisation: 
AIM PROJECT
Location: 
Luther King Centre, Manchester, UK