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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

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Published: 12th December 1997
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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 Conflict Resolution, Teacher's College, Columbia University)

Crawford and Bodine argue persuasively that schools can be active agents for social change and that schools can and should intervene in the lives of young people in a proactive manner. Schools, they contend, can teach alternatives to violence. Such and intervention should start in the early grades and be approached systematically throughout the school curriculum. A major contribution of the book is the practical advice it provides to those who want to start conflict resolution programs in schools. From program design to an extensive list of resources, Crawford and Bodine provide many excellent examples of current best thinking and current best practice concerning conflict resolution programs in schools. (Thomas J. Switzer, dean, College of Education, University of Northern 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: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.75 x 21.2  x 1.65
Edition Number: 1