Resources and references

Resources and References

'Restorative Solutions - making it right' Newton and MaHaffey is a key reference and is available to you with 30% of the price as you have signed up to this course.

Introducing Restorative Justice is a DVD illustrating Restorative Justice in action Commissioned by Milton Keynes Psychological Service, produced by Living Archive This DVD demonstrates the value of this constructive approach in resolving conflicts and repairing damaged relationships in the school community. 

All Inclusive Solutions resources on Restorative Justice in schools can be found here

Other great references:

“The Just School” – Belinda Hopkins

“Restoring The Balance” – Lewisham Action on Mediation Project

“Restorative Practices – Schools” – Margaret Thorsbourne

“How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk” – Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

Clive Anderson show: 5/4/05 radio 4

Cowie, H and Wallace, P “Peer Support in Action” Sage Publications 2000 

Newton, C. and Wilson, D., Creating Circles of Friends, Inclusive Solutions, 2005

Sullivan, K “The Anti-Bullying Handbook” OUP 2000 Naylor P and Cowie H (1998) 

“The Effectiveness of Peer Support Systems in Challenging School Bullying: The Perspectives and Experiences of Teachers and Pupils.” London: The Prince’s Trust

Government on-line version of "Don't Suffer in Silence"

A concise document of good practice.

“The Just School” – Belinda Hopkins

“Restoring The Balance” – Lewisham Action on Mediation Project

“Restorative Practices – Schools” – Margaret Thorsbourne: Incentive Publishing, 2002

“How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk” – Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

Howard Zehr, The Little Book of Restorative Justice, 2003

Adams, J.L. (1986) The Care and Feeding of Ideas: A Guide to 

Encouraging Creativity. Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley.

Asher, S. and Cole, J. (eds.) (1990)   “Peer Rejection in Childhood”  Cambridge University Press.

Bliss, T. and Tetley, J. (1993) “Circle Time”   Lucky Duck Publishing.  Bristol.

Bunch, G. (1999) ‘’ Inclusion: Recent Research’’ Published by Inclusion Press, Toronto.

Canter, L. and Canter, M. (1993) “Assertive Discipline: step by step guidelines for effective classroom management” Published by Behaviour Management Ltd, Bristol.


Carlson, M. C. (1994)  “Stories of Circles, Circles of Stories”  Published by the Wisconsin Council on Developmental Disabilities. 722, Williamson St. P.O. Box 7851 Madison, WI 53707-7851

Etmanski, A. (2000) ‘’A Good Life- for you and your relative with a Disability’’ published by PLAN, Burnaby, British Columbia. Order via

Falvey, M.A., Forest, M., Pearpoint, J. and Rosenberg, R. (1994) “All My Life’s a Circle- Using the tools: Circles, Maps and Path”. Inclusion Press. Toronto.

Gold, D. (1994) “We don’t call it a “circle”: the ethos of a support group”, Disability and Society ((4), 435-452.

Gray, C. A. and Garand, J.D. (1993) “Social Stories: Improving Responses of students with autism with accurate social information” Focus on Autistic Behaviour8(1), 1-10.

Hanko, G. (1999) “Increasing Competence through Collaborative Problem Solving”.   David Fulton Publishers, London.

Highfield Junior School, Plymouth (1997) “Changing our SchoolPromoting Positive Behaviour “Published by Highfield Junior School and the Institute of Education, University of London. Available from Highfield School, Torridge Way, Efford, Plymouth, Devon PL3 6JQ.

Hughes, Ted (1994) “Winter Pollen- occasional prose” Faber and Faber. London

Lovett, H. (1996)   “Learning to Listenpositive approaches and people with difficult behaviour”   Jessica Kingsley, London.

Luckner, J., Schauermann, D. and Allen, R.   (1994)  “Learning to be a Friend”   Perspectives on Deafness, vol.12 no.5. pp. 2-7.

Ludlum, C. (2002)  “One Candle Power- Seven Principles that enhance lives of People with Disabilities and Their Communities’’ Inclusion Press, Toronto.

McGregor, G. and Vogelsberg, R. (2000) ‘’Inclusive Schooling Practices – Pedagogical and Research Foundations’’ Paul Brookes, Baltimore.

Mallory, B. and New, R. (1994) “Social Constructivist Theory and Principles of Inclusion: Challenges for Early Childhood Special Education”   Journal of Special Education vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 322-337.      

Mason, M. and Rieser, R. (1992) “Disability Equality in the Classroom-A Human Rights Issue”   Disability Equality in Education, London 

McLeod, J. (1997)    “Narrative and Psychotherapy” Sage Publications, London

Mosely, J. (1990) “The Circle Book” Published by Positive Press. Trowbridge Wilts.

Mosely, J.  (1996)  “Quality Circle Time in the Primary Classroom” Published by LDA.

Murray, P. and Penman, J. (1996) “Let Our Children Be. A collection of stories”   Parents with Attitude, P.O. Box 1727 Sheffield S11 8WS.

Murray, P. and Penman, J. (2000) ‘’Telling Our Own Stories – Reflections on Family life in a disabling world’,’Parents with Attitude, P.O. Box 1727 Sheffield S11 8WS

Nisbet, J. and Hagner, D. (2000) ‘’Part of the Community – Strategies for Including Everyone’’. Paul Brookes, Baltimore.

 O’Brien J. and O’Brien C. L. (2002) ‘Person centered Planning’ Inclusion Press. Toronto

O’Brien J. and O’Brien C. L. (1996) “Members of Each Other- Building Community in Company With People With Developmental Disabilities” Inclusion Press. Toronto.

Pearpoint, J.(2002) ‘’Hints for Graphic Facilitators’’ Inclusion Press, Toronto

 Pearpoint, J. Forest, M. and Snow, J.(1993) “The Inclusion Papers- Strategies to Make Inclusion Work”.Inclusion Press, Toronto.

Perske, R. and Perske, M. (1988) “Circles of Friends”. Nashville, Abingdon Press.

Quinton, D. (1987) “The Consequences of Care: Adult outcomes From Institutional Rearing”   Maladjustment and Therapeutic Education Vol. 5, No. 2 pp.18-29.

Sherwood, Susan K. (1990) “A Circle of Friends in a 1st Grade Classroom” Educational Leadership, 48(3). 

Sibbet, D. (1981)   “I See What You Mean! - Empowering through Visual Language”.  Available via

Snell, M. and Janney, R.(2000)  ‘Social Relationships and Peer Support’.  Pub by Paul Brookes, Baltimore

Snow, J. (1994)   “What’s Really Worth Doing and How to do It”  Inclusion Press, Toronto.

Snow, Kathie (2001) ‘’Disability Is Natural’’ Braveheart Press. Woodland Park Colorado

Sonneman, M. ‘’Beyond Words – A Guide to Drawing Out Ideas’’ Ten Speed Press, California

Staub, Debbie (i999) ‘Delicate Threads – Friendships between Children with and without Special Needs in Inclusive Settings’ Pub. Woodbine House.

Villa, R.A. and Thousand, J.S. (1995) “Creating an Inclusive School” Paul H. Brookes Publishing. Baltimore.

Wertheimer, A. (1995)   “Circles of Support- Building Inclusive Communities” Published by Circles Network. Bristol.

White, M. (1993) “Developing self esteem” in Bovair, K. and McLaughlin, C. (Eds) Counselling in Schools - A Reader.  David Fulton Publishers.

White, M. and Epston, D.(1990) “Narrative Means to Therapeutic Ends” W.W. Norton. New York.


A 'Circles of Friends' DVD is now available showing two recent circles in action and providing coverage of our training slides and graphic images. This resource brings to life Circles in a fresh and appealing way. Available from Inclusive Solutions.

A ‘Restorative Justice’ DVD is also available showing the process via video footage, to support an understanding of the process. Ideal for training or preparation of a staff team prior to working with them. Available from Inclusive Solutions.

A range of inclusive resources such as Inclusion Press videos and publications can be obtained via Inclusive Solutions,

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