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Burford, G., & Pennell, J. (1998).After the conference-progress in Resolving violence and promoting well-being: Outcome report Vol.1). St. Johns, Newfoundland: Memorial University of Newfoundland, School of Social Work.
 
Burford, G., & Pennell, J. (1998). After the conference-progress in Resolving violence and promoting well-being: Outcome report (Vol.1). St. Johns, Newfoundland: Memorial University of Newfoundland, School of Social Work.
 
Burford, G., Pennel, J., & MacLeod, S. (1995, August).Manual for coordinators and communities: The organization and practice of family group decision making (revised). St. Johns, Newfoundland: Memorial University of Newfoundland, School of Social Work.
Available on the World Wide Web:
http://152.1.96.5/jpennell/fgdm/manual/TOC.htm.
 
Connolly, M., & McKenzie, M. (1999).Effective participatory practice: Family group conferencing in child protection. New York: Walter de Gruyter, Inc.
 
Gunderson, K. (1998).Pre-conference preparation: An investment in success. Protecting Children, 14(4), p. 11-12.
 
Harper, C., Pennel, J., & Weil, M. (2001).Family group conferencing: Evaluation guidelines. Denver, CO: American Humane Association.
 
Hudson, J., Morris, A., Maxwell, G., & Galaway, B. (1996).Family group conferences: Perspectives on policy and practice. Annandale, New South Wales, Australia: The Federated Press; and New York: Criminal Justice Press.
 
Marsh, P., & Crow, G. (1998).Family Group Conferences in Child Welfare. Oxford: Blackwell Science Ltd.
 
Merkel-Holquin, L. (1998).Implementation of family group decision Making processes in the u.s.: Policies and practices in transition.
Protecting Children, 14(4), 4-10.
 
Graber, L. & Nice, J. (2000).Family Unity Model. Oregon: Family Unity Project.
 
Nixon, P. (1998).Exchanging practice: Some comparisons, contrasts, and lessons learned from the practice of family group conferences in Sweden and the United Kingdom. Protecting Children, 14(4), 13-18.
 
Pennell, J. & Burford, G. (2000).Family group decision making: Protecting children and women. Child Welfare, 79(2), 131-158.
 
Pennell, J. & Burford, G. (1996).Family group decision making: Generating indigenous structures for resolving family violence. Protecting Children, 12(3), 17-21.
 
Ribich, K. (1998).Origins of family group decision making: Indigenous roots in New Zealand. Protecting Children, 14(4), 21-22.
 
Umbreit, M.S., and Fercello, C. (1997).Family group conferencing program results in client satisfaction. Juvenile Justice Update Journal, 16(3), 3-13.
 
Umbreit, M.S., and Zehr, H. (1996).Restorative family group conferences: Differing models and guidelines for practice. Federal Population, 60(3), 24-29.
 
Videos
The New Zealand series of educational videos on Family Group Conferences.
(Distributed in North America by the American Humane Association.)
$195 for the set of seven videos, or $30/video.
Titles:
  • Putting Right the Wrong: Victims Rights in the Family Group Conference Process (20 minutes).
  • Penny's Family: A Pakeha Youth Justice Story (15 minutes)
  • Joanne's Family: A Pakeha Care and Protection Story (23 minutes)
  • Stephen's Whanau: A Maori Youth Justice Story (23 minutes)
  • Mihi's Whanau: A Maori Care and Protection Story (27 minutes)
  • Eddie's Aiga: A Samoan Youth Justice Story (22 minutes)
  • Richard's Aiga: A Samoan Care and Protection Story (23 minutes)
United States FGDM Videos:
  • Permanency Toolkit: Family Group Decision Making (25 minutes)
  • A Plan for Joseph: An Actual Family Group Conference (75 minutes)
  • Let Us Put Out Minds Together: The Power of Family Group Conferencing in Washington State (24 minutes

Websites

The National Center on Family Group Decision Making, a program of the American Humane Association.
http://www.americanhumane.org/children/programs/family-group-decision-making/
 
Family Group Conference Network
http://www.frg.org.uk/FGC/FGC.asp
 
Overview of Family Group conference, from the U.S Department of Justice.
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/publications/infores/restorative_justice/96523-family_group/family4.html
 
Link To American Humane Association
http://www.americanhumane.org
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