Restorative Relationships – film

Restorative Relationships – film

Restorative Relationships programme – interviews with graduates This is a short film showing interviews with three graduates of Restorative Thinking Limited’s ‘Restorative Relationships’ programme. The interviews took place in December 2016 at The Well in Barrow, Cumbria. The programme is based on sound evidence and is congruent with the ‘What Works’ literature. ‘Restorative Relationships’ is underpinned by DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy), CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy), SFT (Solution Focused...


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Restorative Relationships programme graduates

Restorative Relationships programme graduates

Our Restorative Relationships prevention and intervention programme is delivered over ten 2.5 hour sessions. The programme is based on sound evidence and is congruent with the ‘What Works’ literature.  Restorative Relationships is underpinned by DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy), CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy), SFT (Solution Focused Therapy) and developmental psychology.  It draws on emotional management strategies and restorative principles and skills, giving participants practical ways to better manage emotions, develop positive...


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Restorative Thinking Limited awarded the RSQM

Restorative Thinking Limited awarded the RSQM

14th October 2016 Title:  Restorative Thinking Limited awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark Restorative Thinking Limited is delighted to announce that it has achieved the Restorative Justice Council’s Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).  Restorative Thinking Limited delivers training, consultation and a range of restorative prevention and intervention programmes for use in a variety of settings, including Schools, Children’s Centres, Youth Offending Services, Probation Services and Prisons. Restorative justice brings those...


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NOMS restorative practice pilot

NOMS restorative practice pilot

Building on Restorative Thinking Limited’s innovative project work developing restorative practice in HMP settings, we were awarded a NOMS grant in 2015 to rigorously test restorative practice in Approved Premises.  Over the past year we have been working with sixteen Approved Premises in the Midlands and North East divisions, exploring how restorative practice can foster inclusive residential environments. We have been working WITH divisional leads, AP managers and staff over the past twelve months and some excellent examples are...


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Case Study: Restorative Thinking (Parenting without Conflict)

Case Study:  Restorative Thinking (Parenting without Conflict)

Case Study 3:  Male participant, Parenting without Conflict, HMP setting   “Our facilitator was delivering ‘Parenting without Conflict’ at a HMP setting.  One member of the group was openly sceptical of the programme content and expressed his doubts that it could be effective.  The facilitator noticed his negative comments having an impact on the rest of the group. During Session 3, a warm day, the window was open and a group of men outside were making a lot of noise, so much so that the group couldn’t hear each...


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Article in Resolution magazine

Article in Resolution magazine

The Spring 2016 edition of the Restorative Justice Council’s ‘Resolution’ magazine has an article on page 20, written by Chris Straker, about our work with HMP Forest Bank to tackle New Psychoactive Substances:  


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