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2014-06-18 23:05:55

Petty Theft Loss Prevention Program Success Leads to Expanded Adoption Nationwide SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Turning Point Justice (TPJ), the trusted provider of collaborative loss prevention solutions for retailers, and its partner the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention (NASP), today announced that Sears Holdings Corp. is expanding TPJ loss prevention solutions at select Sears and Kmart locations nationwide. The Court Alternative Program (CAP) is an innovative...

2014-03-05 23:29:55

The International Bullying Prevention Association is holding their annual conference, November 16-18, 2014 at the San Diego Sheraton Hotel & Marina. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 This event will bring together 800 professionals from schools (pre-k through post-secondary) and community organizations interested in stopping bullying. The conference is designed for school counselors, health educators, researchers, coaches, lawyers, school administrators, social workers, community...

2011-12-13 22:59:36

Restorative practices appear to be an effective alternative to exclusionary and punitive zero-tolerance behavior policies mandated in many schools today. So reports Laura Mirsky in an article in the December 2011 issue of The Prevention Researcher, a quarterly journal that focuses on successful adolescent development and serves professionals who work with young people. Mirsky interviewed educators and students at schools using restorative practices. She concludes that "although formal...

2011-09-06 07:00:00

A new movie script, called Down But Not Out, based on the book, Redeeming the Wounded, calls for Victims Justice from Rev. Dr. B. Bruce Cook who ministered to prisoners and to crime victims who experienced a homicide of a loved one. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 In 2009 approximately 15,241 people were murdered in the USA and many relatives and friends are grieving over the loss, according to the 2011 NCVRW Resource Guide. Many faith-based organizations want to help but do not...

2011-06-23 14:54:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) Graduate School (www.iirp.org), in Bethlehem, PA, the world's first graduate school wholly dedicated to restorative practices, was granted accreditation June 23 by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The IIRP opened in 2006 and has awarded approximately 80 degrees. Students earn a Master of Restorative Practices and Education or Youth Counseling or a Graduate Certificate...

2011-05-12 00:00:47

A comprehensive new online course series from web-based continuing education provider Care2Learn highlights the benefits of restorative nursing care and its role in promoting independence and improvement in patients. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 Tampa "” Care2Learn, Inc., the leader in online nursing CEUs and professional skills training for the healthcare industry, announced this month the release of a new 6-part course series focusing on restorative nursing care. Restorative...

2010-10-07 15:37:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Judicial Correction Services, Inc., the leading provider of probation services in the United States, continues its long history of growth. In spite of a down economy, JCS, Inc. signed over twenty new jurisdictions in 2009 and ranked 2305 on the Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies in America. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100817/INC5000LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100817/INC5000LOGO) JCS foresees continued growth of the...

2008-09-12 15:00:14

ELLSWORTH - The Western Mountains Committee of the Maine Community Foundation recently awarded $29,900 in grants to six Somerset and Franklin County nonprofit organizations. Among the funded programs is the Lake George Corp. of Skowhegan for its efforts to increase awareness of the resources available at Lake George Regional Park by producing and distributing an informational video. Other grant awards went to: Western Mountains Foundation, Kingfield, in collaboration with Kieve-Wavus,...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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