Restorative Justice

at post-sentencing level supporting and protecting victims

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Schleswig-Holstein: Restorative Justice Pilot Projects and Training of Practitioners

Practical implementation of RJ-Methods and Procedures in Schleswig-Holstein



What will be done in Schleswig-Holstein:


1. Information Events


Information Events have taken place in Kiel prison, Young Offender Institiution Schleswig and in with the Victim Support Organisation `Weisser

Ring´ to inform practitioners about Restorative Justice and the project in particular.



2. Implementation of pilot projects:


Victim Groups: at least two groups shall be carried out in the two year project period. Currently victims are being informed about this offer.

Victims interested to participate in victim groups can send an email to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



Victim-Empathy-Training with Offenders: at least two groups shall be carried out in the two year project period.

The first Victim-Empathy-Training will start in Kiel prison in spring 2013.


Victim-Offender Mediation, Restorative Conferences and/or Circles: at least 10 mediations will be carried out in the two year project period.

Victims and offenders are currently being informed about this offer.



3. Training of practitioners

Training of practitioners will be based on the evaluation of the pilot projects. These will be carried out towards the end of the project in the second

half of 2014.


With the financial support from the Criminal Justice Programme of the European Union. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibilty of "Schleswig-Holsteinischer Verband für soziale Strafrechtpflege; Straffälligen- und Opferhilfe e.V" and can in no way be taken to refect the views of the European Commission.