NED Foundation is building up a repository of stories and resources that may help in our understanding and advancement of restorative approaches to justice and wellbeing.
  • Restorative Practices
  • Restorative Justice
  • Restorative Circles

We source the stories and resources from websites and social media.

The collection is growing and being categorised on our companion site - NED / SDN Hub

We provide a small selection of recent additions to the repository here.

Building a healthy, connected and cohesive community is the restorative vision community leaders have for Deniliquin following the stresses of drought and COVID-19,

A new committee will develop a way to work together, and turn "conflict into a positive".

Its members met for the first time last week to undertake training with...

'Restorative practices, and relationship management more broadly, can be part of broader exercise of consciously redesigning for a more conflict resilient workplace. Again, this approach is based on foundational principles of: causing no further harm, working with those involved, and seeking to set relations right. A “restorative” approach asks...

Discovering Restorative’s True Potential - Free Webinar Terry O'Connell, Kerrie Sellen and Paulo Moratelli are offering a FREE webinar to talk about how Restorative Practice can be used to significantly improve your practice. We are experienced restorative practitioners who over many years have learned how to use ‘restorative’ as a relational...

'Howard Zehr is considered “the grandfather of restorative justice.” Zehr describes about the four key components: “Apology may be difficult but the formula is quite simple: an apology requires us to 1. name and take responsibility for the harm, 2. acknowledge that it was wrong, 3. express our regret for our actions and their effects, and 4....

'“Restorative Cities: Urban Design for Mental Health and Wellbeing,” makes the case that cities with more green space, water features, street safety and social hubs and less congestion, noise, pollution and physical discomfort can make residents healthier and happier. If that seems like common sense, Jenny Roe, co-author of the book, who has...

'When Covid-19 struck, nurses across the world found themselves nursing in the face of a global pandemic. This was a far cry from the anticipated celebration of the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife that year. This article discusses how I, while working as a professional nurse advocate at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS...

Recalling the parable of the persistent widow who implored a judge every day to “render a just decision for me,” the pope said, the judges, too, are called to listen “to the cry of those who have no voice and suffer injustice” so that the power they receive with their mandate is always used to serve “in favor of the dignity of the human person...

'The Psychology of Emotion in Restorative Practice How Affect Script Psychology Explains How and Why Restorative Practice Works Edited by Vernon Kelly and Margaret Thorsborne How and why does restorative practice (RP) work? This book presents the biological theory, affect script psychology (ASP), behind RP, and shows how it works in practice in...

'Overcrowding, noise and air pollution, long commutes and lack of daylight can take a huge toll on the mental well-being of city-dwellers. With mental healthcare services under increasing pressure, could a better approach to urban design and planning provide a solution? The restrictions faced by city residents around the world during the COVID-...

'The Restorative Justice City map is an attempt to reimagine the urban landscape through a restorative lens, bringing people out of prisons and the criminal economy, into productive and useful work in the service of their own communities. If executed well, we’ll unlock critical untapped human potential needed to rebuild our many blighted urban...