Kids Working It Out: Stories and Strategies for Making Peace in Our Schools, Tricia S. Jones and Randy Compton, editors. Jossey-Bass, 2003. Published in Affiliation with ACR. Whether you are a teacher, school administrator, conflict resolution education practitioner or parent, you'll want to check out the new publication Kids Working It Out! This book tells how students -- and the teachers who have worked with them -- have learned to deal with conflict and create safe and caring learning environments. In Kids Working It Out, students and teachers talk about what they need and whether conflict resolution programs have met those needs. They tell how these programs were implemented in their school and how others can make them happen in their own schools and communities.
Recommended Standards for School-Based Peer Mediation Programs This second edition resource was developed in 2007 by The Association for Conflict Resolution with generous support from the JAMS Foundation and additional support from the Compton Foundation with the 1st edition being created in 1996 by the National Association for Mediation in Education.
Resources for Higher Ed
Guidelines for Conflict Resolution In Higher Education Created to expand the use of conflict management in higher education, this site provides hundreds of links and resources for faculty, students and administrators of post secondary conflict resolution education. The Campus Conflict Resolution Clearinghouse offers many valuable tools for the design and development of conflict management programs, including ADR documents, training kits, curriculum manuals, tips and tools. There is also information on conflict resolution academic and career resources.
Conflict Management in Higher Education Report This free, quarterly online periodical provides useful resources, information, news, and brief feature articles that will be of interest to people working on conflict resolution issues in higher education contexts.
William C. Warters, Jossey-Bass, 2000. Sponsored by CREnet. Warters offers educators and students a cohesive strategy for the development and integration of higher-learning mediation programs. Among the many resources provided is a 10-step guide to structuring and carrying out a campus conflict resolution program.
Peace Jobs: Launching a career working with those in conflict and building peace calls for creative and nontraditional approaches. Young professionals just starting off might be frustrated with the lack of direction available in starting a career. In addition, more seasoned professionals looking for a mid-career change may need ideas and strategies for moving forward. In this ACR Webinar, David J. Smith will share ideas and strategies that can be used by newbies to the field as well as those with more years of experience.