The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Cynthia Franklin, Mary Beth Harris, Paula Allen-Meares

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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 strategies to assess risk, teach conflict-resolution skills, and create a violence-free culture. Each chapter is filled with charts, checklists and cases, organized around What We Know, What We Can Do, Tools and Practice Examples, and Key Points to Remember.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages190
ISBN (Electronic)9780199893515
ISBN (Print)9780195370706
StatePublished - Apr 1 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Bullying
  • Conflict
  • Conflict-resolution skills
  • Gang activity
  • Interpersonal conflict
  • Risk
  • Schools
  • Sexual assault
  • Student safety
  • Violence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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