Effect of restorative justice on post-traumatic stress symptoms

This research paper examined the impact of face to face restorative justice conferences on the post-traumatic stress symptoms of crime victims. The research shows that post-traumatic stress symptoms are significantly lower among victims who participate in restorative justice than victims who did not participate. 

The full paper can be downloaded below. 

Resource themes: 
Criminal justice, Mental health, Victims
Resource categories: 
Policy and research