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Community Justice Centre annual report 2011-2012



Community Justice Centre annual report 2011-2012


Northern Territory. Community Justice Centre


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Community Justice Centre Annual Report 2011-12 Page 10 Overview of Top End programs Delivery of 4 Nationally Accredited Mediation workshops in Darwin and Tiwi Islands to increase the capacity of the CJC to deliver mediation. ~ 27 participants including Night Patrol, Legal Practitioners, Educators, CDU Staff, Council, Refugee Advocates, Australian Defence Force and Psychologists attended the 2 workshops delivered in Darwin. ~ Ongoing professional development for the 15 Tiwi Ponki Mediators from Nguiu and Milikapiti who competed initial training in November 2009 and 15 new participants commencing this reporting period. ~ Satisfaction rate for the workshops averaged 96% Satisfied or Extremely Satisfied with the content, delivery and materials provided. The CJC conducted a review of participants who have completed the Correctional Centre Conferencing Mediation program (CCC) in partnership with Larrakia Nation and NT Correctional Services (NTCS) as part of the prisoner reintegration program over the last 2 years and found that 94% former prisoners have not been re-incarcerated or re-offended. The CJC in partnership with NAAJA commenced a joint training program for training mediations to Indigenous people following funding from the Healing Foundation. Communities that were identified by the Foundation for training based on established relationships in the community and elders included Lajamanu, Tiwi Island, Katherine (and surrounding areas) and Gunbalanya. The CJC and NAAJA completed community engagement in Gunbalanya, Katherine & Lajamanu and has received a formal invitation to conduct the training to commence in the next reporting period. Implementation of WebEx software, an internet based video conferencing application providing better access to CJC services and professional development.

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