Creating the Peaceable School

Creating the Peaceable School
A Comprehensive Program for Teaching Conflict Resolution
Program Guide
Middle School
8.5x11
Pages: 
506
ISBN: 
978-0-87822-476-0
Item Number:
5210
Price:$47.99
Creating the Peaceable School: A Comprehensive Program for Teaching Conflict Resolution

Overview

This widely used conflict resolution program is designed for use with upper elementary and middle school students. Through the conflict resolution strategies of mediation, negotiation, and group problem solving, students learn to recognize, manage, and resolve conflicts in peaceful, noncoercive ways. This guide includes 63 learning activities and step-by-step teaching procedures. It features an entire chapter on program development and implementation strategies. Additional appendices include assessment measures, mediation and negotiation simulations, and a variety of reproducible program forms.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: Building a Peaceable Climate
Overview
Training Activities

  1. Introduction
  2. Responsibility Is . . .
  3. What Is a Right?
  4. Rights and Responsibilities
  5. Rules
  6. Cooperation Is . . .
  7. What's in the Box?
  8. Key Concept Review

SECTION 2: Understanding Conflict
Overview
Training Activities

  1. Conflict Is . . .
  2. Conflict Collage
  3. Basic Needs
  4. Enough Is Not Enough
  5. Different Values
  6. Origins of Conflict
  7. What's My Response?
  8. Soft, Hard, or Principled Responses
  9. Getting to Win-Win
  10. Conflict Review
  11. Negative-Positive
  12. Key Concept Review

SECTION 3: Understanding Peace and Peacemaking
Overview
Training Activities

  1. Peace is . . .
  2. Peace Collage
  3. Peacemaking and Peacebreaking
  4. Making Peace
  5. Perceptions
  6. Emotions
  7. Communication: Active Listening
  8. Communication: Active Listening Practice
  9. Communication: Sending Clear Messages
  10. Focusing on Interests, Not Positions
  11. Inventing Options for Mutual Gain
  12. Using Fair Criteria
  13. Key Concept Review

SECTION 4: Mediation
Overview
Training Activities

  1. Mediation Is . . .
  2. Role of the Mediator
  3. Overview of the Mediation Process
  4. Step 1: Agree to Mediate
  5. Step 2: Gather Points of View
  6. Step 3: Focus on Interests
  7. Step 4: Create Win-Win Options
  8. Step 5: Evaluate Options
  9. Step 6: Create an Agreement
  10. Putting It All Together
  11. Key Concept Review

SECTION 5: Negotiation
Overview
Training Activities

  1. Negotiation Is . . .
  2. Role of the Negotiator
  3. Overview of the Negotiation Process
  4. Step 1: Agree to Negotiate
  5. Step 2: Gather Points of View
  6. Step 3: Focus on Interests
  7. Step 4: Create Win-Win Options
  8. Step 5: Evaluate Options
  9. Step 6: Create an Agreement
  10. Putting It All Together
  11. Key Concept Review

SECTION 6: Group Problem Solving
Overview
Training Activities

  1. Group Cohesiveness and Cooperation
  2. Consensus Decision Making
  3. Group Problem Solving Is . . .
  4. Role of the Group Problem Solver
  5. Understanding Group Problem Solving Rules
  6. Overview and Steps 1-3
  7. Steps 4-6
  8. Key Concept Review

SECTION 7: Program Development and Implementation

  • Phase 1: Program Team Development
  • Phase 2: Staff Development
  • Phase 3: Development of the Sense-Based Behavior Management System
  • Phase 4: Conflict Resolution Education
  • Phase 5: Support Initiatives
  • Phase 6: Quality Improvement
  • Training Handouts

Appendix A: Implementation Results for Creating the Peaceable School and Other Conflict Resolution Programs

Appendix B: Annotated Bibliography

Appendix C: Mediation and Negotiation Simulations

Appendix D: Program Forms and Assessment Measures

Component/Ancillary Items: 

Creating the Peaceable School

A Comprehensive Program for Teaching Conflict Resolution
Student Manual
Creating the Peaceable School: A Comprehensive Program for Teaching Conflict Resolution
Middle School
8.5x11
Pages: 
142
Item Number:
5211
Price:$18.99