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The Handbook of Conflict Resolution Education : A Guide to Building Quality Programs in Schools - Richard J. Bodine

The Handbook of Conflict Resolution Education

A Guide to Building Quality Programs in Schools

Paperback Published: 12th December 1997
ISBN: 9780787910969
Number Of Pages: 256

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Sponsored by the National Institute for Dispute Resolution (NIDR) <p> "This is an excellent comprehensive survey and guide to conflict resolution <b>education that should be of great value to all educators."<br> &#8212;Morton Deutsch</b>, professor, International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, Teacher's College, Columbia University <p> Conflict resolution education is a critical component of comprehensive efforts to prevent violence and reduce crime in schools. This workbook provides an introduction to the basic principles of conflict resolution and its application to school settings. It describes the elements of effective conflict resolution programs and gives an overview of the most popular, effective approaches. And it offers step-by-step guidance on planning and implementing a successful conflict resolution program. <p> An excellent resource for administrators and teachers who are planning, developing, and implementing conflict resolution programs in grades K-12. Includes an appAndix listing useful books, curricula, videos, and other resources. <p> <b>Contents</b> <p> <b>Part One: The Basics<br> </b><br> 1. Resolving Conflict in Schools<br> <br> 2. Understanding Conflict<br> <br> 3. Conflict Resolution Education<br> <br> <b>Part Two: Strategies<br> </b><br> 4. Requisite Elements of Conflict Resolution Programs<br> <br> 5. Process Curriculum<br> <br> 6. Mediation Programs<br> <br> 7. Curriculum Integration<br> <br> 8. Peaceable School Programs<br> <br> 9. Developmentally Appropriate Practice<br> <br> <b>Part Three: Planning and Implementation<br> </b><br> 10. Developing a Vision<br> <br> 11. Evaluating Resources<br> <br> 12. Strategic Planning<br> <br> 13. Implementation Steps<br> <br> 14. Assessing Results<br> <br> 15. Important Factors for Success <p> <b>Richard Bodine</b> is president of the Illinois Institute for Dispute Resolution. <p> <b>Donna Crawford</b> is executive director of the Illinois Institute for Dispute Resolution.

"An excellent comprehensive survey and guide." (Morton Deutsch, professor, International Center for Cooperation and ConflictResolution, Teacher's College, Columbia University)

Crawford and Bodine argue persuasively that schools can be activeagents for social change and that schools can and should intervenein the lives of young people in a proactive manner. Schools, theycontend, can teach alternatives to violence. Such and interventionshould start in the early grades and be approached systematicallythroughout the school curriculum. A major contribution of the bookis the practical advice it provides to those who want to startconflict resolution programs in schools. From program design to anextensive list of resources, Crawford and Bodine provide manyexcellent examples of current best thinking and current bestpractice concerning conflict resolution programs in schools.(Thomas J. Switzer, dean, College of Education, University ofNorthern Iowa)

Part One: The Basics.

1. Resolving Conflict in Schools.

2. Understanding Conflict.

3. Conflict Resolution Education.

Part Two: Strategies.

4. Requisite Elements of Conflict Resolution Programs.

5. Process Curriculum.

6. Mediation Programs.

7. Curriculum Integration.

8. Peaceable School Programs.

9. Developmentally Appropriate Practice.

Part Three: Planning and Implementation.

10. Developing a Vision.

11. Evaluating Resources.

12. Strategic Planning.

13. Implementation Steps.

14. Assessing Results.

15. Important Factors for Success.

ISBN: 9780787910969
ISBN-10: 0787910961
Series: Jossey-Bass Education
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 12th December 1997
Publisher: JOSSEY BASS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.69 x 20.83  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1