Project information

Victims' Voices in Restorative Justice Training

The IARS International Institute, in partnership with Khulisa UK, are pleased to offer this CPD accredited course designed to equip professionals with the tools and knowledge on victims' rights in restorative and criminal justice in line with the new EU Victims' Directive.

Ongoing

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  • Need

    Need

    The course aims to:
    - Create knowledge around victims rights in restorative justice and the Victims' Directive and its implications.
    - Improve professional’s skills and knowledge on how victims are treated and interacted with.
    - Provide professionals, agencies and services with the appropriate tools and best practice guidance.
    - Develop techniques in responding to victims and offenders, unpacking and exploring restorative justice.

    Solution

    - Half a day face-to-face training.
    - Training manual and accompanying documents.
    - Background material to the Victim’s Directive, with a focus on specific articles relating to restorative justice.
    - Personal reflection and group discussion in response to case studies showing practical examples.
    - CPD Certification (20 credits).
    - Follow up, telephone support over a 6 month period.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Create knowledge around victims rights in restorative justice in line with the Victims' Directive

    Activities

    » Delivery of half-day, CPD accredited, face to face training session, all training materials and 6 month follow up support.

    Number of participants trained and participant evaluation data.


  • Impact

    Impact

    Increased knowledge on victims rights and restorative justice in line with the Victims' Directive which will be demonstrated by participant attendance numbers and evaluation data.

    Risk

    The programme builds on a pilot that IARS delivered over 60 times in five different countries involving 1,131 individuals and 383 organisations.

    Reporting

    Publication of participant evaluation data and user testimonials.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £5,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £5,000 Training Delivery of half-day face to face training sessions
  • Background

    Location

    London

    Beneficiaries

    The course is suitable for criminal justice professionals including prosecutors, judges, lawyers, police officers, prison and probation staff, restorative justice practitioners, third party key workers and anyone who is working directly with victims of crime and their families.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    The programme builds on a pilot that IARS delivered over 60 times in five different countries involving 1,131 individuals and 383 organisations.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Rachel O'Brien

    Project Coordinator (Justice)