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Restorative Practice

Restorative Practice

The Portsmouth Safeguarding Children Board and Portsmouth Children’s Trust are committed to promoting a restorative approach to working with children, young people and their families. Professionals in Portsmouth are challenged to implement a fundamental change to the relationship between themselves and families; from doing things to and for families to doing things with them.

Restorative techniques can be used to:

  • support families to help themselves through a mixture of high support and high challenge
  • involve children and families in plans and decisions needed to safeguard and promote the welfare of a child

Please see following documents for further information:

For people working in schools, please see the Portsmouth Education Partnership.