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Restorative Justice Programs attempt to incorporate victims and community members into the administration of justice Rodriguez 2007 The purpose of Restorative Justice Programs is to make an offender aware that their offense has consequences Kim Gerber 2011 These programs allow and encourage offenders to take personal responsibility for their actions and for complying with the law in the future Kim et al 2011There are four main types of Restorative Justice Programs Victim Offender Mediation Programs Community Reparative Boards Circle Sentencing and Family Group Conferencing Rodriguez 2007 Victim Offender Meditation Programs involve the victim and the offender Rodriguez 2007 They allow the victim to have one-on-one time with the offender and inform himher of the harm caused by the offense committed Rodriguez 2007 Community Reparative Boards involve community members that meet with the offender to communicate how the offense has affected and harmed the community Rodriguez 2007 Circle Sentencing involves the victim offender community members friends and families which all undertake a role for sharing with the offender and victim the understanding of the offense Rodriguez 2007 Family Group Conferencing allows family members to play a part in the resolution process Rodriguez 2007 Restorative Justice Programs are based on the perception that criminal activity causes harm to people and relationships Rodriguez 2007 This essay will outline the process of Victim Offender Mediation Family Group Conferences and Circle Sentencing amongst Aboriginals It will then focus on studies on the effectiveness of these restorative justice programs proving that restorative justice programs are more effective then traditional court processes at reducing youth recidivismVictim Offender Mediation allows victims the opportunity to meet the corresponding offender in a safe and structured setting Umbriet Coates Vos 2004 The process involves a trained mediator the victim and the offender Victim Offender Mediation is dedicated to victims healing offenders accountability and the restoration of losses incurred Umbriet Coates Vos 2004 During the mediation the victim will advise the offender on how
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