The School Practitioners Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Paperback | October 6, 2008

EditorCynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, Paula Allen-meares

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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 rapidreference 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, teachconflict 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 schoolprofessionals.

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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 rapidreference to a key school issue. Here, readers ...

Cynthia Franklin, PhD, is Stiernberg/Spencer Family Professor in Mental Health and Coordinator of Clinical Social Work Concentration at the University of Texas at Austin. Mary Beth Harris, PhD, is Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of Southern California. Paula Allen-Meares, PhD, is Chancellor of the Universi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.11 × 5.51 × 0.59 inPublished:October 6, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Cynthia Franklin: Preface1. Ron Avi Astor, Michelle Rosemond, Ronald O. Pitner, Roxana Marachi: Evidence-Based Violence Prevention Programs and Best Implementation Practices2. Mark Mattaini: Creating a Violence-Free School Climate/Culture3. Gary Bowen: Assessing and Predicting Risk of Violence: Empirically-Based Methods4. Esther Howe, Elayne Haymes, Tanya Tenor: Bullying: Best Practices for Prevention and Intervention in Schools5. James K. Nash: An Evidence-Based Approach to Management of Students Who Wish to Harm Others6. Debra J. Woody: Peer Conflict: Effective Resolution Strategies7. Jacqueline A. Norris: Using Social and Emotional Learning to Address Conflicts in the Classroom8. Erin A. Casey, Paula S. Nurius: Acquaintance Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Among Teens9. Martha J. Markward: Enhancing Conflict Resolution Through Family and School Staff Alliances: Planning for Parent/Guardian Participation in Conferences10. Erin A. Casey, Paula S. Nurius: Engaging Adolescents in Prevention of Sexual Assault and Harassment11. Beverly M. Black, Arlene N. Weisz: Effective Interventions with Dating Violence and Domestic Violence12. Timotea M. Elizalde, Gilbert A. Ramirez: Effective Intervention with Gangs and Gang MembersIndex