Peer Mediation

Conflict Resolution in Schools
Student Manual
8.5x11
Pages: 104
ISBN: 9780878223671
Item Number: 4924

$29.99

This student manual serves as both a workbook and handy reference guide. It is recommended for each student mediator.

The student manual covers the program’s goals and objectives, qualities and role of the peer mediator, necessary communication skills, and the six steps in the mediation process. Includes training activities, role-play exercises, worksheets, and sample peer mediation forms.

Part 1: Basic Training

  • Welcome and Overview
  • Peer Mediation: Definition
  • Understanding Conflict
  • Origins of Conflict
  • Understanding Peace and Peacemaking
  • Communication Skills
  • Qualities and Role of the Peer Mediator
  • Overview of the Peer Mediation Process
    • Step: 1 Agree to Mediate
    • Step: 2 Gather Points of View
    • Step: 3 Focus on Interests
    • Step: 4 Origins of Conflict
    • Step: 5 Evaluate Options
    • Step: 6 Create an Agreement
  • Co-Mediation Practice
  • Support for Peer Mediation and Peer Mediators

Part 2: Advanced Training

  • Social and Cultural Diversity
  • Bias Awareness
  • Cultural Diversity and Cliques
  • Stereotypes
  • Resolving Cross-Cultural Conflicts
  • Confronting Prejudice
  • Caucusing
  • Uncovering Hidden Interests
  • Understanding Anger
  • Advanced Communication Skills
  • Negotiation
  • Group Problem Solving
  • Promoting Peace

Part 3: Peer Mediation Forms

  • Peer Mediation Request
  • Brainstorming Worksheet
  • Peer Mediation Agreement
  • Peer Mediator Contract
  • Peer Mediator Self-Evaluation

In-service training, consultation, or workshops by the authors of this program can be provided for your school, facility, or organization. For more information and available dates, please contact:

Conflict Resolution Education, Inc.
P.O. Box 17241
Urbana, Illinois 61803
U.S.A.

Phone: 217-344-4710
E-Mail: [email protected]

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