I Screwed Up! Now What?

7 Practices to Make Things Right — and to Conquer Adversity


Josh Bacon, Ph.D.

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.

Price: $16.99

Pages: 256

Size: 7 x 9

ISBN: 9781947597501

Advance Praise for this Book

“Excellent resource for anyone saying, ‘I’m not going to make it here and I don’t belong here’—whether in sports, the university, the workplace, or personal relationships. Give this book a try.”

Dan Quinn

NFL Coach

“An innovative guide for anyone who feels trapped by their mistakes and wants to rethink their approach to life success. “Dr. Bacon, a pioneer in Restorative Justice, advances Restorative Practice into a new and much needed territory.”

David Karp

Professor of Leadership Studies and Director of Center for Restorative Justice, University of San Diego