Restorative Justice: Repairing Harm Through Dialogue

Spring 2023 > Humanities & Social Sciences > PCST.5040 > 061

Course No: PCST.5040-061; SIS Class Nbr: 1247; SIS Term: 3230
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course introduces students to the principles, values, and practices of restorative justice to repair harm through dialogue and build positive peace. Students develop a working knowledge of the general theories of restorative justice and gain practical experience with peacemaking techniques. Traditional assumptions about justice and the adversarial legal process will be explored and challenged. Students will critically examine how restorative justice addresses the needs and harms of multiple stakeholders, draws from indigenous approaches, and challenges interpersonal and structural forms of harm, including practical challenges in implementing restorative justice and the relationship between restorative justice, restorative practices, and other conflict resolution methods.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: John Espinosa
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2023 Spring: Jan 17 to Apr 02
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1755 | Pay as little as $ 446.25/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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