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.