I Screwed Up! Now What?

I Screwed Up! Now What?

7 Practices to Make Things Right--and Conquer Adversity

Josh Bacon


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(Clincher) Remarkable stories of effectively applying Restorative Justice principles and practices to personal struggles—and growing from the experience. In this breakthrough book, veteran university dean Bacon:• Shows how to apply 7 Practices from Restorative Justice to personal failures, setbacks, and struggles experienced by many college students. And by countless other adults who carry deep regrets. • Fills his book with stories of monumental mistakes by people who discover how to make meaning of their failures, grow wiser and stronger, and learn to overcome their next challenges.• Demonstrates unique, practical, step-by-step applications of Restorative Justice principles to personal screw-ups—successfully!• Includes an interactive Journal to use by oneself, or with a mentor, or with a small group.


Josh Bacon:
Josh Bacon, Ph.D., has taught and been an administrator at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, where he served most recently as Dean of Students. He spent 20 years initiating programs in Restorative Justice at JMU, creating “Rebound,” and bringing Restorative practices to the campus' discipline process.He has consulted with colleges around the country on Restorative Justice, with the City of Harrisonburg, VA, and with cases diverted from the criminal system.