Restorative Justice

Restoration is never beyond hope

Restorative justice takes a community well-being approach to conflict resolution. Rather than focusing on blame and punishment, restorative justice advocates righting wrongs through understanding, healing and social engagement. On the premise that conflict causes harm, it holds wrongdoers directly responsible for the damage they cause. It also empowers victims, giving them a voice in the justice process.

What is restorative justice?

Restorative Justice Certificate (online)

In our online Restorative Justice Certificate, you'll learn how and when to implement restorative practices in your organization, school or community.

Restorative justice courses (available individually)

If you're not ready to apply to the Restorative Justice Certificate, you're welcome to take restorative justice courses one at a time when space is available.

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Meet our alumni

  • SFU program exemplifies Restorative Justice Week

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  • Social worker sees the humanity in offenders

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  • Restorative justice program changes how community advocate deals with wrongdoing

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