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Comment Garry on Good news from Canada on Circles of Support and Accountability
If you want to look at this behavior as a mental deficiency/illness and as abnormal sexual behavior where do the problems stem from? Is there [...]
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Community based sociotherapy in Rwanda: healing a post-violent conflict society
from the article by Jean de Dieu Basabose: ....Sociotherapy is simply understood by Nvunabandi and Ruhorahoza (2008:65), two of the facilitators of the sociotherapy program, as a way to help people come together to overcome or cure their problems.
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Circles
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RJ Article Boyes-Watson, Carolyn. Discovering Their Voice: Empowering Young People Through Circles
Peacemaking circles are a method of communication and problem solving derived from aboriginal and native traditions. This summary highlights how circles are used at Roca—a multicultural, youth, family, and community development organization—to open up new possibilities for empowerment of young people through discovering their own voice. (author's abstract)
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RJ Article Boyes-Watson, Carolyn. Come Together: Building Community Through Circles
Peacemaking circles are a method of communication and problem solving derived from aboriginal and native traditions. This summary highlights how circles are used at Roca - a multi-cultural, youth, family and community development organization - to strengthen the bonds of community. (author's abstract)
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RJ Article Boyes-Watson, Carolyn. Circle of Accountability: Being in Circle Outside of Circle.
Peacemaking circles are a method of communication and problem solving derived from aboriginal and native traditions. This summary highlights how circles are used at Roca—a multicultural, youth, family, and community development organization—to open up new possibilities for empowerment through learning how to be accountable to themselves and their community. (author's abstract).
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RJ Article Anonymous. Kake Circle Peacemaking
In 1999, in an effort to curb youth alcohol abuse, tribal members of the Organized Village of Kake(federally recognized Tribe of Kake, Alaska) established the Healing Heart Council and Circle Peacemaking, a reconciliation and sentencing process embedded in Tlingit traditions. Working in seamless conjunction with Alaska 's state court system, Circle Peacemaking intervenes in the pernicious cycle by which underage drinking becomes an entrenched pattern of adult alcoholism. Today, the program not only enforces underage drinking sentences in an environment where such accountability had been rare, but also restores the Tlingit culture and heals the Kake community.
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RJ Article McKinnon, Peter. Squaring the Circle With At-Risk Youth
The Peacemaking Circle project, which involves Crown prosecutors, provincial court judges, social workers and community activists, aims to help youth who have committed criminal offences, along with those likely to come in conflict with the law. In essence, youth participate in a series of meetings to identify issues and problems, devise effective solutions, and track progress. (excerpt)
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RJ Article White Earth Band of Chippewa. Title III. Tribal Juvenile Justice Code.
30. “Peacemaking Circle” is a community directed process, in partnership with the tribal court, for developing consensus on an appropriate sentencing plan which address the concerns of all interested parties. Peacemaking circles use traditional circle ritual and structure to create a respectful space in which all interested community members, elders, victims, victim supporters, judge, attorney, police and court workers can speak from the heart in a shared search for understanding of the event and to identify the steps necessary to assist in healing all affected parties and to prevent future occurrences. (extract)
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RJ Article Brady, Kat and Sakai, Ted and Walker, Lorenn. Restorative Circles: A Solution-Focused Reentry Planning Process for Inmates
This article describes a pilot programme in Hawaii using restorative circles in creating transition plans for inmates.
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