Restoring Community

This week's video features Vidia Negrea, director of Community Service Foundation of Hungary, an IIRP international affiliate, delivery her full plenary at IIRP's 15th World Conference on August 2, 2012. The title of her talk was "Family Group Conferencing/Family Group Decision Making as a Transition from Prison in Hungary." Negrea begins by discussing her journey to introduce restorative practices in schools, social work and other areas, and then focuses on her work in prisons and how she has used restorative processes to help prisoners successfully return home after lengthy prison terms.

The 35-minute video can be viewed here.

A paper titled "Restorative Practices in Hungary: An Ex-prisoner Is Reintegrated into the Community" by Negrea offers a detailed case-study.