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Buy now, apply later for RJC accreditation schemes

23 January 2017

The RJC’s Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM), practitioner accreditation and Training Provider Quality Mark (TPQM) recognise and support quality restorative practice. To give organisations the flexibility they need to apply for accreditation, the RJC is offering a buy now, apply later scheme.

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Restorative Solutions, Portsmouth Mediation Service and Warwickshire Youth Justice Service awarded the RSQM

12 January 2017

The RJC is pleased to announce that Restorative Solutions, Portsmouth Mediation Service and Warwickshire Youth Justice Service have been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said:

“I would like to congratulate Restorative Solutions, Portsmouth Mediation Service and Warwickshire Youth Justice Service for successfully completing the RSQM. This is evidence of their ongoing commitment to delivering the highest standards in restorative practice.”

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Wirral Youth Offending Service and Medway Mediation awarded the RSQM

14 December 2016

The RJC is pleased to announce that Wirral Youth Offending Service and Medway Mediation have been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said:

“Through completing the RSQM, Wirral Youth Offending Service and Medway Mediation have proved that they are committed to providing the highest standards in restorative practice. I would like to congratulate both organisations for their achievements.”

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Why Me? awarded the RSQM

25 November 2016

The RJC is pleased to announce that Why Me? has been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said:

“I would like to congratulate Why Me? for successfully completing the RSQM. This indicates the commitment it has to guaranteeing the highest standards in restorative justice.”

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Victims’ Commissioner calls for wider access to restorative justice

22 November 2016

Baroness Newlove, the Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales, has called for more victims of crime to be offered restorative justice.

Her comments come after the release of the second part of her review looking at the quality of restorative justice services, which highlighted that only 4.2% of all victims were being offered the chance to meet with their offender. 

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International Restorative Justice Week starts today

20 November 2016

International Restorative Justice Week (20-27 November) begins today and once again, it’s going to be an exciting period for the restorative practice field.  

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Vote in the RJC's 2016 trustee election

18 November 2016

Voting is now open in the 2016 election for the RJC’s board of trustees. The board is the RJC's governing body and plays a vital role in guiding our work. The elections are our members’ chance to have a say in who carries out these important roles.

The RJC board is made up of a maximum of seven membership trustees elected from and by the membership and six council trustees appointed for their specialist skills and experience.

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North Wales Police awarded the RSQM

14 November 2016

The RJC is pleased to announce that North Wales Police has been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said:

“I would like to congratulate North Wales Police for successfully completing the RSQM. This achievement is proof of its commitment to offering the highest standards of restorative justice.”

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Show your support for International Restorative Justice Week with free posters!

27 October 2016

This year’s International Restorative Justice Week takes place from 20-27 November. To help members show their support, the RJC has produced posters for use at events or to promote restorative justice in their workplaces. There are a series of five posters, four of which feature some of the great people who have shared their stories with us to help promote restorative justice. All of these can be previewed below. 

The posters are available in either A4 or A3 size and we’re offering free delivery to all members in England and Wales.

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Avon and Somerset Police: Banes and South Gloucestershire hub, delivered by North East Restorative Approaches Project, awarded the RSQM

26 October 2016

The RJC is pleased to announce that Avon and Somerset Police: Banes and South Gloucestershire hub, delivered by North East Restorative Approaches Project (NERAP), has been awarded the Restorative Service Quality Mark (RSQM).

Jon Collins, the RJC’s chief executive, said:

“I would like to congratulate Avon and Somerset Police: Banes and South Gloucestershire hub, delivered by NERAP, for successfully completing the RSQM. By achieving this, they have demonstrated their commitment to providing the highest quality restorative practice.”

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