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

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The School Practitioner's Concise Companion gives busy social workers, psychologists, and counselors a quick guide to accessible, proven solutions for their students' most common problems. Built around the expert advice from the acclaimed School Services Sourcebook, each volume is a rapid reference to a key school issue.

Here, readers will find an overview of violence and interpersonal conflict in schools. This Concise Companion covers the types of violence that threaten school ...

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Overview

The School Practitioner's Concise Companion gives busy social workers, psychologists, and counselors a quick guide to accessible, proven solutions for their students' most common problems. Built around the expert advice from the acclaimed School Services Sourcebook, each volume is a rapid reference to a key school issue.

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 innovative, effective strategies to assess risk, teach conflict resolution skills, and create a violence-free culture.

Each chapter is filled with charts, checklists, and cases and is conveniently organized around What We Know, What We Can Do, Tools and Practice Examples, and Key Points to Remember. A portable catalog of best practices, it brings evidence-based practice within easy reach of school professionals.

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Table of Contents

Preface, Cynthia Franklin
1. Evidence-Based Violence Prevention Programs and Best Implementation Practices, Ron Avi Astor, Michelle Rosemond, Ronald O. Pitner, Roxana Marachi
2. Creating a Violence-Free School Climate/Culture, Mark Mattaini
3. Assessing and Predicting Risk of Violence: Empirically-Based Methods, Gary Bowen
4. Bullying: Best Practices for Prevention and Intervention in Schools, Esther Howe, Elayne Haymes, Tanya Tenor
5. An Evidence-Based Approach to Management of Students Who Wish to Harm Others, James K. Nash
6. Peer Conflict: Effective Resolution Strategies, Debra J. Woody
7. Using Social and Emotional Learning to Address Conflicts in the Classroom, Jacqueline A. Norris
8. Acquaintance Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Among Teens, Erin A. Casey, Paula S. Nurius
9. Enhancing Conflict Resolution Through Family and School Staff Alliances: Planning for Parent/Guardian Participation in Conferences, Martha J. Markward
10. Engaging Adolescents in Prevention of Sexual Assault and Harassment, Erin A. Casey, Paula S. Nurius
11. Effective Interventions with Dating Violence and Domestic Violence, Beverly M. Black, Arlene N. Weisz
12. Effective Intervention with Gangs and Gang Members, Timotea M. Elizalde, Gilbert A. Ramirez
Index

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