From the IIRP's self-study for accreditation of its master program by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education:

"The emerging field of restorative practices is the study of restoring and developing social capital, social discipline, emotional well-being, and civic participation through participatory learning and decision making."

Please feel free to comment below to discuss how you, in your field, can relate to this definition.

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