CIA420 - Restorative Justice

Outline information
Semester
Schools offering this subject
Last revision date Mar 29, 2019 8:54:43 AM
Last review date Mar 29, 2019 8:55:38 AM

Subject Title
Restorative Justice

Subject Description
This course provides an examination of various models of restorative justice including shaming, apology, forgiveness and mediation. The customary response to crime and the restorative justice reaction to crime and their relevant effects on the individual and communities are examined. The results of the social movement to revolutionize criminal justice within a framework of mainstream thinking on matters of crime and justice are also examined.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Discuss restorative justice models within crime prevention and reduction.
  2. Differentiate crime control approaches in retributive and restorative justice models.
  3. Describe restorative justice policy alternatives in public safety.
  4. Explain how restorative justice supports collaborative partnerships with community, law enforcement and public safety agencies.
  5. Summarize the societal, institutional, and historical development of restorative justice in Canada.

Academic Integrity
Seneca upholds a learning community that values academic integrity, honesty, fairness, trust, respect, responsibility and courage. These values enhance Seneca's commitment to deliver high-quality education and teaching excellence, while supporting a positive learning environment. Ensure that you are aware of Seneca's Academic Integrity Policy which can be found at: http://www.senecacollege.ca/about/policies/academic-integrity-policy.html Review section 2 of the policy for details regarding approaches to supporting integrity. Section 2.3 and Appendix B of the policy describe various sanctions that can be applied, if there is suspected academic misconduct (e.g., contract cheating, cheating, falsification, impersonation or plagiarism).

Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.