Peer Mediation: an Empirical Exploration Empowering Elementary School Children to Resolve Conflicts Constructively

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Conflict is inevitable in school and in life. Many children lack skills necessary to resolve daily conflicts constructively. Without knowledge of positive ways to manage conflicts, violence may result. Limited research suggests that involvement in a peer mediation program may have a positive influence on children. This study assessed effects peer mediation training and mediation experience had on student mediators. The pretest-posttest, control-group, and quasi-experimental study investigated the effects of a year long peer mediation program implemented in a suburban elementary school.

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Link, Kathleen Elizabeth Barbieri August 1998.

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Conflict is inevitable in school and in life. Many children lack skills necessary to resolve daily conflicts constructively. Without knowledge of positive ways to manage conflicts, violence may result. Limited research suggests that involvement in a peer mediation program may have a positive influence on children. This study assessed effects peer mediation training and mediation experience had on student mediators. The pretest-posttest, control-group, and quasi-experimental study investigated the effects of a year long peer mediation program implemented in a suburban elementary school.

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Link, Kathleen Elizabeth Barbieri. Peer Mediation: an Empirical Exploration Empowering Elementary School Children to Resolve Conflicts Constructively, dissertation, August 1998; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277606/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .