Dr Belinda Hopkins
Belinda has been pioneering restorative approaches in youth settings across the UK and beyond for nearly 20 years. After a career in secondary education, she founded Transforming Conflict, National Centre for Restorative Approaches in Youth Settings – now one of the UK's leading providers of training and consultancy on restorative approaches across children and family services, especially in educational and social care settings.
Belinda regularly runs training courses, writes books and articles, develops training resources and speaks at conferences.
Belinda has been a member of the RJC's Board and other committees and co-founded the European Circle for Restorative Educators.
Areas of Practice:
Community, Criminal Justice, Education, Workplace, Youth Justice