CIA420 - Restorative Justice

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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.

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