Restorative practices in adult social care

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Tailored support workshop (one-day session)

Restorative practice enables all parties affected by a particular incident to play a role in repairing harm and find positive solutions. Sitting within the broad concept of strength-based working the approach empowers adults to make decisions about their lives based on their needs. This workshop looks at the evidence, practice and implementation of restorative practice in adult social care settings.

In this workshop, participants will:

  • Explore the underlying theory, principles and philosophy of restorative practices.
  • Understand the current research evidence and identify the policy and legal context for using restorative practice.
  • Explore the links between restorative practice, social work and strengths-based approaches.
  • Examine and practice using the restorative questions.
  • Consider your own practice and what you will start, keep or stop doing. 

Aimed at: Practitioners and managers

Usual timings: 9.30am – 4.00pm

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