Teaching kids to be peer mediators
- Does peer mediation really work? Gerber, Sterling // Professional School Counseling;Feb99, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p169
Discusses the use of peer mediation in resolving conflict among students. Benefits claimed of such programs; Questions over peer mediation's longevity on the educational scene; Results of an evaluation of a peer mediation program.
- WHAT IS THE PEER HELPING AND WHAT IS NOT? Aladag, Mine; Tezer, Esin // Turkish Psychological Counseling & Guidance Journal;2007, Vol. 3 Issue 27, p153
The article presents the summary of the research on the importance and benefits of peer helping programs in Turkey. It discusses the rationale and theories supporting the importance of peer helping programs and cites several studies on the myriad advantages of the program to the students and to...
- 'Restorative Practices' Offer Alternatives to Suspension. Shah, Nirvi // Education Week;10/17/2012, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p1
The article profiles several U.S. school districts that have employed restorative practices as a form of student discipline. The article notes the benefits of such an approach, including increased class time for students, as well as ways in which the practices can aid classroom management,...
- Using Life's Lessons to Mend. War Soldier, Rose Soza // News from Native California;Summer2002, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p25
Focuses on the rewards in helping fellow students. Importance of peer counseling in student health systems; Range of issues encountered by the Peer Advising Counselor (PAC) staff; Activities included in the training of peer counselors of the PAC.
- High school peer counseling: The relationship between student satisfaction and peer counselors'... Morey, Richard E.; Miller, C. Dean // School Counselor;Mar93, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p293
Presents a study aimed at identifying factors that correlate with student satisfaction with peer counseling in high schools. Role of peer counselor as a big brother or sister; Student preferences for helping styles; Selection and training of peer counselors.
- Project SAVE: Promoting mental health for disadvantaged... Walsh, Sandra M.; Johnson, Thomas H. // School Counselor;Jan96, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p218
Reports on the middle school peer facilitator program, Students Actively Valuing Education (SAVE), in the United States. Reasons and goals for SAVE; History and content of project SAVE; Program implementation; Evaluation strategies; Limitations; Conclusion; References.
- Peer helpers and perceived effectiveness. Myrick, Robert D.; Highland, William H.; Sabella, Russell A. // Elementary School Guidance & Counseling;Apr95, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p278
Examines the peer facilitator movement, peer training, basic helping roles and peer facilitator effectiveness. Peer facilitators as students who receive training in interpersonal and communication skills in order to help others; Training programs; Four basic helping roles; Effectiveness studies.
- Elementary School Peer Mediation. Angaran, Sally; Beckwith, Kathy // Education Digest;Sep99, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p23
Focuses on the peer mediation program of Dayton Grade School in Dayton, Oregon. Benefits of having a peer mediation program; Details on how mediation sessions are conducted; Keys to a successful peer mediation program.
- Peer counseling: Proceed with caution. Latham, Andrew S. // Educational Leadership;Oct97, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p77
Urges caution in the application of peer counseling among students. Details of research to substantiate the method's effectiveness; Need for professional support and training for students acting as counselors.