The Opposite of COMBAT bridges the disciplines of child development and parent education with mediation, bringing parents and caregivers the knowledge and skills necessary to help children of all ages navigate their own conflicts, collaborate to solve their own problems, deepen their sibling relationships, and develop trust and confidence in their decision-making abilities.
Written by mediator and parent educator Susan North, this book helps parents resolve sibling disputes using time-honored conflict resolution techniques. Parents and caregivers will learn a step-by-step protocol, enlivened by real-world conflict scenarios. Included are tips for making mediation work, as well as commonsense tools for improving everyday family communication.
In this book, parents and caregivers will learn:
- To think of conflict in a new way
- To help kids manage strong feelings effectively
- To guide siblings toward peaceful conflict resolution
Empower siblings with the skills to be life-long collaborators, problem-solvers, and independent thinkers.
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Table of Contents
1. Sibling Conflicts, Nuisance, or Opportunity: Why Mediate?
2. What Does Mediation Look Like?
3. TABMOC in Action
Mediation Scenario 1
Mediation Scenario 2
Mediation Scenario 3
Mediation Scenario 4
Mediation Scenario 5
Mediation Scenario 6
Mediation Scenario 7
Mediation Scenario 8
Mediation Scenario 9
Mediation Scenario 10
Mediation Scenario 11
Mediation Scenario 12
4. Helpful Questions
5. Not-So-Helpful Questions
6. Mediation Techniques and Helpful Hints
7. Deciding When to Mediate and When to Arbitrate
8. Collateral Benefits
9. Relationship Talk
About Susan North