School Counseling Center Resource Catalog

CONFLICT RESOLUTION

 

BOOKS


Title:  Ready-to-Use Conflict Resolution Activities for Secondary Students
Author 1: Perlstein, Ruth
Author 2: Thrall, Gloria
Publisher: The Center for Applied Research in Education
Date:  1996
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: Activity Book
Call Number: C2003

Summary: For counselor, teachers, or anyone else working with teenagers, this practical resource provides more than 90 ready-to-use lessons for teaching peaceful and successful ways of resolving conflict, including activities with typical adolescent scenarios and nearly 150 reproducible role-plays.  (Grades 5-12)

 


Title:  Creating the Peaceable School - A Comprehensive Program for Teaching Conflict Resolution (Student Manual)
Author 1: Bodine, Richard
Author 2: Crawford, Donna & Schrumpf, Fred
Publisher: Research Press
Date:  1994
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: text/manual
Call Number: C2005

Summary: This student's manual is recommended for each learner.  It summarizes important concepts and presents forms and worksheets designed to reinforce student learning.  (Grades K-12)

 


Title:  Creating the Peaceable School: A Comprehensive Program for Teaching Conflict Resolution (Program Guide)
Author 1: Bodine, Richard
Author 2: Crawford, Donna & Schrumpf, Fred
Publisher: Research Press
Date:  1994
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: text/manual
Call Number: C2006

Summary: This program manual provides a comprehensive plan for achieving a peaceable school where adults and children cooperate, people listen and respect each other's viewpoints, and peace is viewed as an active process - made day-by-day.  It presents a theoretical overview of the principles associated with conflict resolution and includes detailed instructions for conducting activities to help students master the Skills and knowledge needed to apply these ideas.  (Grades K-12)

 


Title:  Viewpoints: A Guide to Conflict Resolution and Decision Making for Adolescents (student manual)
Author 1: Guerra, Nancy
Author 2: Moore, Ann & Slaby, Ronald
Publisher: Research Press
Date:  1995
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: text/activity
Call Number: C2007

Summary: This student manual is designed to help students understand themselves and others (and their points of view).  It also helps students prepare to confront common problems and solve them effectively.  Students can work through this manual on their own or in a small group.  (Grades K-12)

 


Title:  Viewpoints: A Guide to Conflict Resolution and Decision Making for Adolescents (Teacher's Guide)
Author 1: Guerra, Nancy
Author 2: Moore, Ann & Slaby, Ronald
Publisher: Research Press
Date:  1995
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: text/manual
Call Number: C2008

Summary: The Viewpoints curriculum is a 10-lesson structured training program for adolescents, designed to teach social problem solving skills, increase impulse control, promote empathy, and develop prosocial attitudes.  The lessons are also intended to give students insight into themselves and help them examine the motivation for their own behavior.  Lessons are designed to be conducted in weekly sessions with small groups; however, the impact will be greatly enhanced if the key Skills and attitudes are consistent with those modeled and reinforced in the setting where the program is being used.  (Grades K-6)

 


Title:  Peer Mediation: Conflict Resolution in Schools (Student Manual)
Author 1: Schrumpf, Fred
Author 2: Crawford, Donna & Bodine, Richard
Publisher: Research Press
Date:  1997
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: text/activity book
Call Number: C2009

Summary: This student manual training exercises for peer mediators.  It emphasizes the students' role as peacemaker and outlines their responsibilities.  The manual covers understanding conflict, principles of conflict resolution, communication Skills, the six-step mediation process, mediation practice, and how the peer mediation program will operate.  (Grades K-6)

 


Title:  Peer Mediation: Conflict Resolution in Schools (Program Guide)
Author 1: Schrumpf, Fred
Author 2: Crawford, Donna & Bodine, Richard
Publisher: Research Press
Date:  1997
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: text/manual
Call Number: C2010

Summary: This manual provides one component of a comprehensive conflict resolution in schools program.  It focuses on peer mediation as a starting point in developing your own comprehensive program.  It is emphasized that peer mediation is not a reactive tool, but an excellent link in a home-school-community approach to violence prevention.  The manual is easy to follow and provides step-by-step instructions for starting your own peer mediation program.  (Grades K-6)


Title: Bullying and Harassment: A Legal Guide for Educators
Author 1: Kathleen Conn
Publisher: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Date: 2004
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: Text
Call Number: C2013

Summary: This guide provides the practical information that educators need in order to help students while avoiding litigation pitfalls.  Issues covered are:  the distinction between bullying and teasing; Civil rights and free speech protection under the US Constitution; legal definitions of harassment based on gender, race, religion, and disability; student threats of violence against schools or classmates; internet-enabled forms of bullying and harassment; and appropriate guidelines for both short- and long-term responses.


Title: Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats
Author 1: Nancy Willard
Publisher: Research Press
Date: 2007
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: Text
Call Number: C2015

Summary: This text is directed towards school administrators, counselors, psychologists, and teachers with cutting-edge information on how to prevent and respond to the increasingly common problem of cyberbullying and cyberthreats.  Extensive reproducible appendixes provide the framework schools need to implement the comprehensive action plan detailed in the book.  These include Internet use policies for school districts and students, student and staff needs assessment forms and information guides, and forms for reporting and evaluating cyberbullying and cyberthreat incidents.


Title: Bullying: Changing the Course of your Child's Life
Author 1: William Voors
Publisher: Hazelden Information & Educational Services
Date: 2000
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: Text
Call Number: C2018

Summary: This practical guide provides sound advice to help both the instigators and the targets of bullying.  It is for parents on either side of the bullying fence.


Title: I Didn't Know I Was a Bully!
Author 1: Melissa Richards
Publisher: Mar*co Products, Inc.
Date: 2007
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: Text
Call Number: C2020

Summary: This text contains a meaningful and memorable reproducible story, plus six literature-based lessons on bullying behaviors.  It is geared towards K-5.


Title: Bully-proofing your School

Author:Carla Garrity, Kathryn Jens, William Porter, Nancy Sager, and Cam Short-Camilli
Publisher: Sopris West
Date: 1994
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: Text
Call Number: C2021

Summary: This text contains a comprehensive approach for elementary schools in anti-bully programs.  This contains the process and all materials necessary (including handouts, transparencies, and poster reproducibles).  Five components include: staff training, student instruction, support of the victimized children, intervention with bullies, and working with parents.


Title: Anger Management in Schools - Alternatives to Student Violence

Author 1: Jerry Wilde

Publisher: Scarecrow Press, Inc.

Date: 2002

Categories: Conflict Resolution

Format: Text

Call Number: C2022

Summary: Anger can be directly linked to violence, health problems, and interpersonal difficulty. Using the Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) model, Jerry Wilde shows how teachers and counselors can encourage students to acknowledge and change feelings that are causing problems in their lives.


Title: Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats
Author 1: Nancy Willard
Publisher: Research Press
Date: 2007
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: Text
Call Number: C2023

Summary: This text is directed towards school administrators, counselors, psychologists, and teachers with cutting-edge information on how to prevent and respond to the increasingly common problem of cyberbullying and cyberthreats.  Extensive reproducible appendixes provide the framework schools need to implement the comprehensive action plan detailed in the book.  These include Internet use policies for school districts and students, student and staff needs assessment forms and information guides, and forms for reporting and evaluating cyberbullying and cyberthreat incidents.


KITS

Title:  Conflicts, Communication, and Relationships
Author 1: Gaitins, Deborah
Author 2:
Publisher: Human Relations Media, Inc.
Date:  1999
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: Video/Activity Book
Call Number: C2004

Summary: This video and the Teacher's Resource Book included will teach students how to communicate effectively and how to handle conflict in a variety of relationships.  Learning to communicate well now will provide your students with a lifetime of benefits.  Activities and projects are provided to help facilitate student learning.  (Grades K-12)


VIDEOS

Title: In Your Face!  Why Courtesy and Respect
Author 1: Learning Seed
Author 2:
Publisher: Learning Seed
Date: 1997
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: Video
Call Number: C2012

Summary: Whatever happened to courtesy, respect, and sportsmanship? This video contends courtesy (which means respect for others) is basic to civilization.


Title: Sticks and Stones: The Truth about Bullying
Produced: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Mental Health Services
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing and Educational Services
Date: 2004
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: Video
Call Number: C2014

Summary: This is a 27:49 minute video.


DVDs


Title: Bullying and How to Handle It
Author 1:
Publisher: Hazelden Foundation
Date: 2003
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: DVD and Facilitator's Guide
Call Number: C2016

Summary: This video helps students (3rd and 4th grade) understand what bullying is and how to positively handle it.  It is designed to inspire thoughts and ideas that go well beyond the video content, and it encourages students, staff, and parents to work together to prevent and eliminate this most prevalent form of school violence.


Title: Bullying 101: Basic Tools to Stop Bullying in Middle Schools
Publisher: Hazelden Foundation
Date: 2001
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: Video and facilitator's guide
Call Number: C2017

Summary: This 10 minute video will enhance bullying prevention programs by informing young people about the following concepts: a comprehensive definition of bullying; the different forms of bullying; reasons why people bully; the negative effects of bullying; common myths associated with bullying; and appropriate responses to bullying behavior.


Title: Youth Life Skills - 5 DVDs with Facilitator's Guides
Publisher: Hazelden Foundation
Date: 2007
Categories: Conflict Resolution
Format: Video
Call Number: C2019

Summary: This set of 5 DVDs cover the topics of anger management, communication, conflict resolution, stress management, and decision making.  DVDs are geared towards teens.