These standards are intended to inform the practice and training of restorative justice facilitators in Nebraska. In Nebraska, restorative justice practices include victim youth conferences, victim-offender mediation, family group conferences, circles, peer-to-peer mediation, truancy mediation, victim or community panels and community conferences. The standards address participation, impartiality, conflicts of interest, surrogates, training, safety, confidentiality, quality of the process, advertising, fees, and the advancement of restorative justice practices. Facilitators are required to have completed at least 30 hours of basic mediation training as well as specialized training in restorative justice.
Nebraska Restorative Justice Facilitator Standards of PracticeNebraska Office of Dispute Resolution. Aug. 1, 2020