2Restorative Justice Principles: LHS is committed to resolving incidents of harm to individuals and property in a:RespectfulSafeRestorative Manner
3Retributive vs. Restorative Offenses are committed against authoritiesViolate rules of law or policiesOffender is accountable to authorities (police, school officials)Offenses are acts committed against victimsViolate people and community trustOffender is accountable to the victim and community
4Retributive vs. Restorative Accountability equals sufferingVictims not main focusOffenders are defined by misbehavior or offenseAccountability is taking responsibility for behaviors and repairing the harmVictims/community play a key roleOffenders defined by taking responsibility and changing behavior.
5Retributive vs. Restorative Offenses are result of individual choice with individual responsibilityOffenses have individual and social aspects and are results of individual choice and conditions that lead to the behavior
6Restorative Justice Focuses on: Putting things right when they have gone wrongMeaningful accountabilityEngaging morals and values because they are more powerful for influencing behaviors than laws and rules
7Restorative Justice Focuses on: Recognizing that morals and values depend on relationships of caring and that communities and families have more power than courts doRestoring a proper balance of power and engaging healthy personal power for those harmed (victims), those causing harm(offenders), and those impacted by the harm.
8Accountability For Everyone Means: Recognizing/acknowledging that your behavior caused the harmUnderstanding from the person harmed exactly what the harm wasAcknowledging that you had a choice in causing that harmTaking steps to repair the harmTaking steps to prevent the harm from happening again
9LHS partners with the Dane CountyTimeBank Both groups work together to coordinate the Youth Court/Restorative Justice Panels
10The Dane CountyTimeBank Youth Court is: Trained jury of the student’s peers that:Review information about the incidentQuestion the student involved in the incident and their parents/guardiansDetermine an appropriate sentence
11TimeBank Members: Serve as jurors Staff the Youth Court Teach Life Skills classesMentor youth as they complete sentences
12Youth are encouraged to continue to participate and use theTimeBank support available to them. Serve as jurorsContinue to attend classes and clubsUtilize the service offered through theTimeBank
13How Can You Get Involved? Mentor a respondent or jurorTeach a classProvide a service opportunityHelp staff the courtTutor jurors or respondentsJoin the TimeBank and share your skills and talents with the youth or those who support themPlease contact TimeBank at (608) or
14Restores the wellbeing of all those involved in the incident Focuses on prevention