Sponsored by the National Institute for Dispute Resolution (NIDR) Sponsored by the National Institute for Dispute Resolution (NIDR)This is an excellent comprehensive survey and guide to conflict resolution education that should be of great value to all educators. -Morton Deutsch, professor, International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, Teacher's College, Columbia UniversityConflict 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.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.ContentsPart One: The Basics1. Resolving Conflict in Schools2.
Understanding Conflict3. Conflict Resolution EducationPart Two: Strategies4. Requisite Elements of Conflict Resolution Programs5. Process Curriculum6. Mediation Programs7. Curriculum Integration8. Peaceable School Programs9. Developmentally Appropriate PracticePart Three: Planning and Implementation10. Developing a Vision11. Evaluating Resources12. Strategic Planning13. Implementation Steps14. Assessing Results15. Important Factors for SuccessRichard Bodine is president of the Illinois Institute for Dispute Resolution.Donna Crawford is executive director of the Illinois Institute for Dispute Resolution.