The purpose of the study is twofold. First, the aim is to explore and discover in detail how the VORP program operates. Secondly, based on a more theoretical perspective, the purpose is to evaluate the VORP program by discovering whether it is achieving its intended result, and whether certain pitfalls have become apparent.
Source: Vanspauwen, K., Robert, L., Aertsen, I., Parmentier, S. (2003), Restorative Justice and Restorative Detention. A selected and annotated bibliography. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid, Onderzoeksgroep Penologie en Victimologie.