School-Based Conflict Resolution


School-Based Conflict Resolution

The purpose of this group is to examine what types of conflict resolution practices we are employing in our schools.

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Latest Activity: Aug 18, 2016


There is an African proverb which suggests, “don’t look where you fall, but where you slipped.” We have now fallen on litigation as a way to solve our problems. How often do you hear, “You’ll be hearing from my lawyer”, or, “I’ll see you in court”, or even, “I’m suing”? Why do we rely so heavily on a court judgment, several thousands of dollars and lost relationships later, to solve our problems? We are educated in math, language, the sciences, and basic life skills, but not the intricacies of communication proficiency and conflict resolution. Where we have slipped is in the education of our children as it relates to the concepts of conflict resolution. This group page will effectively discuss what types of conflict resolution practices we are employing in our schools – what is working and where there are opportunities. It will also highlight current programs, provide a listing of grant opportunities, and resources available for research.

Click here for a listing of available grants!
Click here for a listing of available resources!
Click here to read about hot topics in education!
Click here to find upcoming events!
Click here for school based conflict resolution programs!
Click here for a listing of internship/job postings!

Cliek here for current news in the area of school-based conflict resolution!

We are actively looking for information on school-based conflict resolution programs in order to create a comprehensive network of professionals in this arena. Please contact Cheryl Thibodeau ( with submissions.


Discussion Forum

Job Opportunity: UNICEF, US, Consultant, School-Based Violence

Started by Cheryl A. Thibodeau Jul 16, 2011. 0 Replies

Check out this job opportunity below.  Be sure to act fast, if you are interested, as the job closes on July 20, 2011!…Continue

Tags: Jobs, Job

Content Wanted for 3rd Edition of CRE Activity Calendar (May 31 Deadline)

Started by Bill Warters May 8, 2011. 0 Replies

Dear Friends of Conflict Resolution Education,Got a notion on sharing emotions? Have a song that helps us get along? Maybe a scheme to achieve a dream? We want ‘em.We’re looking for the ideas that are bouncing around your head – and your classroom –…Continue

Tags: Opportunity

Great Resources - Program on Negotation at Harvard Law School

Started by Cheryl A. Thibodeau Apr 11, 2011. 0 Replies

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School has posted a wealth of resources on its website. For more information on hot topics, free reports, strategies and tips, seminars, and other resources, visit the program's website here:…Continue

Tags: Events, Event, Resources, Resource

Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School - Interview with Founders

Started by Cheryl A. Thibodeau Apr 11, 2011. 0 Replies

Check out this interview from the founders of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School discussing the early days of the field of negotiation and conflict resolution.  Note that some of the founders include Roger Fisher, William Ury, and…Continue

Tags: Resources, Resource, Programs, Program

Internship at North Central College located in Naperville, IL

Started by Cheryl A. Thibodeau Apr 11, 2011. 0 Replies

From the site:LEV 495, Applied Leadership, is a course designed to provide students with firsthand work experience, on or off campus. The internship should, in some measurable way, utilize leadership skills on the job. This is a required course for…Continue

Tags: Internships, Internship

Community Mediation Center of Rhode Island - Peer Mediation Training

Started by Cheryl A. Thibodeau Apr 11, 2011. 0 Replies

The Community Center of Rhode Island offers Peer Mediation and Basic Mediation Training as well as Continuing Education Seminars. This is a unique opportunity in that the Center offers a limited number of partial and full scholarships in exchange…Continue

Tags: Resource, Resources, Programs, Program

A Great Quick Reference Guide for Peer Mediation

Started by Cheryl A. Thibodeau Apr 11, 2011. 0 Replies

Leah Davies, M.Ed. has posted an article on entitled, "Solutions Through Peer Mediation".  Her article provides a great quick reference guide for students and/or faculty leaders.  Check out her outline here:…Continue

Tags: resource, resources

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / Bureau of Educational Research

Started by Cheryl A. Thibodeau Mar 15, 2011. 0 Replies

The Bureau of Educational Research through the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana has posted useful resources on Peer Mediation and Character Education.  The site includes internet resources, full text ERIC digests and a…Continue

Tags: Resources, Resource

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Comment by Pastor Samuel Muderhwa on October 28, 2010 at 1:02pm
Dear Cheryl,
you are mentioned the powerful word, thanks for the good works and I hope the program can work in Africa too


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