I often get the question “what are circles?”
This is a valid question. In our modern culture circle processes have be relegated to rather unique settings. 440 more words
The Circle Sentencing model is similar in a lot of ways to the family team meeting model.
Circle Sentencing is a group of people who get together for the purpose of coming up with a solution — a sentence based on the situation, not on “the law” — that will repair the harm done by an offender, to the best extent possible; hold the offender accountable, restore the lost balance and harmony to the community, and re-create a feeling of safety in the community. 864 more words