"Relationships built through restorative practice are the oxygen people and communities need to survive and thrive..." (Dr Jim Longo, Washington and Jefferson College)

Welcome to Restorative Thinking

Restorative Thinking - Prisons

Restorative Thinking Limited is a Social Enterprise.  We work with Police and Crime Commissioners, Prison and Probation Services and Youth Offending Services to implement and develop restorative ways of working. Our input ranges from restorative training to whole organisational culture change. Our restorative intervention programmes (delivered via licensing agreements) empower offenders with a restorative education, leading to meaningful engagement with victims, promoting responsibility-taking and improving self-talk, supporting a reduction in reoffending and improving life chances.

We work in partnership with the Shackleton Foundation, University of Central Lancashire Criminal Justice Unit and Odd Arts.

Restorative Thinking Limited has been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM) and the Training Provider Quality Mark (TPQM).  We aim to model restorative practice in all our dealings.  Download Restorative Thinking Limited’s company introduction here.

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June 7, 2018 |

Evaluation of ‘Parenting without Conflict’ in HMP setting

In September – December 2017, Restorative Thinking Limited was asked by POPS (Partners of Prisoners) to deliver...

November 2, 2017 |

Parenting poem

Restorative Thinking Limited is currently delivering a number of restorative parenting programmes at HMP Risley...

September 4, 2017 |

Restorative domestic abuse perpetrator programme (external evaluation)

Restorative Thinking Limited delivered our Restorative Domestic Abuse Perpetrator Programme in Cumbria from April...

January 23, 2017 |

Restorative Relationships – film

Restorative Relationships programme – interviews with graduates This is a short film showing interviews with...

December 21, 2016 |

Restorative Relationships programme graduates

Our Restorative Relationships prevention and intervention programme is delivered over ten 2.5 hour sessions. The...

October 14, 2016 |

Restorative Thinking Limited awarded the RSQM

14th October 2016 Title:  Restorative Thinking Limited awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark Restorative...

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Please click on the boxes to the right to read about recent evaluation and feedback from Prisons and Probation Trusts working with Restorative Thinking.

HMPPS Restorative Practice pilot with Approved Premises – Evaluation Report

Recent evaluation

Restorative Gloucestershire – intervention programme feedback

Recent evaluation

Restorative Relationships facilitator feedback

Recent evaluation