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Conflict Resolution Skills for Teens | Grades 7-12
David Cowan, Susanna Palomares and Dianne Schilling
Innerchoice Publishing | Jalmar / Softcover / Jan 2011
9781564990747 (ISBN-10: 1564990745)
Teen / Young Adult / Education
price: $40.50 (may be subject to change)
160 pages
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This timely and practical book provides a variety of engaging activities, group discussions, reproducible handouts, and Sharing Circles all designed to help teens develop the knowledge, skills and techniques necessary for effective conflict resolution. In addition, students are given meaningful experiences and information to help them improve their own behaviours while giving them the abilities to deal effectively with others.

Use these high-impact activities to provide students with guidance and help in:

• handling confrontations
• learning the language of conflict de-escalation
• coping with anger
• managing moods and dealing with criticism
• understanding the rules for fighting fair
• exploring alternatives to conflict
• developing the power of listening
• improving social skills
• effectively solving problems and making decisions
• learning the factors that trigger conflict
• controlling behaviors that lead to misunderstandings and conflict


How To Use This Book

Introduction and Overview

Fundamental Skills Related to Conflict Management

What Stops Good Communication

The Communication Stoppers – ES (Experience Sheet)

The Active Listener

How to Be An Active Listener – ES

Leading and Following

How to Give An "I-Message"

Giving An "I-Message" – ES

Understanding Body Language

Your Body Talks, Too! – ES

How We Interact

Social Skills Checklist – ES

A Time I Remember Feeling…

Feel Your Feelings – ES

What Goes Into a Decision?

Thinking of Alternatives – ES

How to Make A Decision

The Decision-Making Process – ES

Responsible Decision Making

Making Wise Decisions – ES

Problem-Solving Steps

Steps for Solving a Problem Responsibly – ES

Have A Heart!

Understanding the Nature of Conflict

I Think Conflict Is…

Conflict Consequences Chart – ES

The Conflict Map

Discovering Sources of Conflict

The Language of Conflict

Conflict Clipping – ES

How Conflict Escalates

My Conflict Style

Assessing Anger Styles

Assessing Your Anger – ES

Reading Body Language

What Is Your Body Saying? – ES

Mastering Assertive Communication

Reacting Assertively – ES

Developing Conflict Resolution Skills

Rules for A Fair Fight

Exploring Alternatives to Conflict

Problem Solving: The Win-Win Strategy

Getting to Win-Win – ES

First Feelings

Dealing with Anger – ES

Taking Charge of Personal Anger

Controlling Angry Thoughts

Understanding and Managing Confrontations

Criticism – Just Handle It!

Managing Moods

Three Lousy Moods – ES

Bringing It All Together

Sharing Circles

An Overview of the Sharing Circle

How to Set Up Sharing Circles

How to Lead a Sharing Circle

Sharing Circle Topics

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Cowan, David
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