It is important that you ask lots of questions about the program before you become involved. Proceed with caution.
Will the process be helpful or harmful to your healing?
Can the offender use participation in the program as a plus for himself or herself at a future parole hearing or review?
How does the program determine if the victim is ready to participate?
What kind of preparation is there for victims and offenders?
How does the program determine the motivation of the offender and the victim?
Mennonite Central Committee Canada. (2011). Getting through the maze: A guidebook for survivors of homicide.