THE COMMUNITY, SUPPORT AND COUNSELING GROUP (CSCG) IS:
It is a journey where different parties meet:
- citizens who are interested in taking part in a restorative justice experience applied to relationships
- people who have been subjected to an offense/crime (victims), so that they can reprocess their victimization experience and accomplish personal empowerment
- people that have committed offenses/crimes (offenders); it is a journey of accountability and critical review of their offenses and/or crimes and the pain and suffering they have caused
It is a preparatory experience for further restorative practices, although this is not the final objective.
Taking part in the GAR is free, optional, on a voluntary basis and confidential. Participants can decide how often to meet.
THE COMMUNITY, SUPPORT AND COUNSELING GROUP (CSCG) IS NOT:
- a therapy, educational, care, mutual self-help group…