b'may also be affected by the incident. As faculty, it is important to be aware of the potential impact of such incidents on all students, whether offenders, victims, witnesses, friends or roommates. You may notice students who seem distracted, stressed, angry or absent from class when such situations occur.Involvement in the judicial system can also significantly increase the risk of suicide among students. One study at the University of Utah found that, A single encounter with the juvenile justice system doubled the odds of suicide for a youth (compared to non-referred youths). Eight or more referrals led to a fivefold increase in the odds of suicide. The connection between juvenile offenses and suicide risk, while correlational, is shocking and significant. (Poulson, Barton (2003). A Third Voice: A Review of Empirical Research on the Psychological Outcomes of Restorative Justice Utah Law Review. 2003(1): 167-203. University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. ) RESTORATIVE JUSTICE Some colleges and universities use Restorative Justice (RJ) practices to address student offenses and crimes. Restorative justice views crime as primarily a violation of people and relationships, versus criminal justice, which views crime as a violation of the law. Restorative justice (RJ) focuses on four basic questions:Traumatic Experiences224'