Seminar: Restorative Practice Scotland

The First
Restorative Practice Scotland Seminar 

"Developing and Sustaining Practical Approaches for Restorative Practice in Our Work Settings"
Purpose and theme

The purpose of this seminar is the exchange of practice experience and the fostering of a supportive restorative practice community in Scotland. Three broad sectors will be covered in seminar groups, namely Prisons, Schools and Youth Justice

Introductory Speaker

Bill Whyte

Bill Whyte is Professor of Social Work Studies in Criminal and Youth Justice at the University of Edinburgh and Director of the Criminal Justice Social Work Development Centre for Scotland Universities of Edinburgh and Stirling

There will be a mix of large group discussions and focussed seminar group activity.

Who should attend?

Anyone connected with Restorative Justice or Restorative Practices; practitioners, academics, policy makers, police, prison service, researchers.

Numbers for the seminar will be limited to 30

Continuous Professional Development
SSSC CPD credits are available for full attendance at the seminar


All costs include lunch, seminar, and summative seminar papers,
Delegate             £10       
RPS Member      £5    
Student               £5

Thursday 5th March

9-30 to 10-00 Arrive, register,  

10-00 Main Speaker welcome and introduction

10-15 to 11-00 Three brief presentations based on Prisons, Schools and Youth Justice.

11-00 to 12-00 Sector Seminar Groups Developing RP

12-00 to 1-00 Lunch

1-00 to 1-30 Feedback from group facilitators re am session

1-30 to 3-00 Sector Seminar Groups Sustaining RP

3-00 to 4-00  Plenary Panel, Feedback
                Where Next?

(Tea and coffee will be available through the day)

Further information
On our website:

Download the flyer and application form.