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Catherine Bargen

Catherine Bargen

Restorative Justice (RJ) Coordinator for the Provincial Government of British Columbia, housed within the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General Publication: Educating for Peacebuilding: Implementing restorative justice principles and practices in a school system (2010, Community Justice Initiatives Association) I received my Master’s degree in Conflict Transformation in April 2008. In the summer 2008, ...More

Addressing Conflict and Harm in Schools

Educating for peacebuilding As school districts across North America – indeed perhaps across the world – struggle with how to enable students to study productively in safe, respectful school environments, more school personnel are checking into restorative justice and asking themselves whether the practices of “RJ” could be applied in their environments. Certain school districts ...More

What Have We Learned?

Restorative justice is fragile. It hinges on people taking determined steps to relentlessly pursue their healing despite the pain it may bring. It challenges us to growth, to imagine beyond the current status quo and to take the creative risk of feeling and acting in a different, yet deeply courageous way. –Carl Stauffer, EMU restorative justice ...More