Restorative Practices are utilized to help educate students regarding the need for civic commitment and build awareness of the impact your behavior has on the community. It emphasizes values of democratic participation, inclusion, and stewardship.
Restorative Practices typically involve the community, in addition to the affected and responsible parties, for a more holistic and collaborative method of repair. Success is measured by how much harm is repaired or prevented. This approach has been effectively employed in higher education institutions nationwide when violations of campus honor codes and policies have occurred.