Tim Chapman is a visiting lecturer at the University of Ulster teaching on the Masters programme in restorative practices. He has contributed to the development of restorative conferencing in both the voluntary and statutory sectors in Northern Ireland, where he spent 25 years working in the probation service.
He played an active part in developing effective practice in the UK particularly through the publication of ‘Evidence Based Practice’, written jointly with Michael Hough and published by the Home Office. His ‘Time to Grow’ model for the supervision of young people has influenced youth justice practices especially in Scotland.
He has published widely on restorative justice and effective practice and has conducted significant research into restorative justice in Northern Ireland including the project ‘ALTERNATIVE’. Since 2012, he is a EFRJ Board member, responsible for the Forum 15 project (2015) and chair of the Board (2016).
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