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The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict
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The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, and Paula Allen-Meares

Abstract

Here, readers will find an overview of violence and interpersonal conflict in schools. This Concise Companion covers the types of violence that threaten school and student safety — from bullying to sexual assault to gang activity — and presents strategies to assess risk, teach conflict-resolution skills, and create a violence-free culture. Each chapter is filled with charts, checklists and cases, organized around What We Know, What We Can Do, Tools and Practice Examples, and Key Points to Remember.

Keywords: violence, conflict, interpersonal conflict, schools, student safety, bullying, sexual assault, gang activity, risk, conflict-resolution skills

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195370706
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cynthia Franklin, editor
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Mary Beth Harris, editor

Paula Allen-Meares, editor