15 12, 2014

Peers Making Peace

2021-05-20T17:42:31-04:00December 15th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , |

Peers Making Peace Peer Mediation Training Program Peers Making Peace is the ONLY conflict resolution program in the nation to be recognized as an evidence-based program by the U.S. Department of Education, the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention and the Office for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. And, Peace Learning Center is the ONLY organization certified to provide this training in Indiana! This training was made possible through grants from the Community Crime Prevention Program at the Central Indiana Community Foundation and the AT&T Foundation. What is the Peers Making Peace peer mediation program? Students along with a staff coordinator receive complete training in mediation skills and program implementation that truly changes the atmosphere of the school campus. The school mediation program provides students and staff a means of nonviolent resolution for disputes that arise in the school setting. Students learn how to turn conflict into win/win situations, not through compromise, but through listening to each other and designing solutions which meet both people’s needs.  Results indicated that 97.7% mediations resulted in an agreement.  Discipline referrals decreased by 57.7% in Peers Making Peace schools, but increased by 8.4% in control schools.  Assaults decreased by 90.2% in Peers Making Peace schools, but increased by 33% incontrol schools.  Expulsions decreased by 73% in Peers Making Peace schools, but increased by 6.2% incontrol schools.  Peers Making Peace is the only conflict resolution program in the nation to be recognized by the U.S. Department of

20 10, 2014

Bullying Prevention Poster Contest – Marion Co. Students

2021-05-20T17:42:37-04:00October 20th, 2014|Tags: , |

2014-2015 Poster Contest for Marion County Students Grades 5-8 Contest Theme: Bullying Prevention Gift card prizes available for 1-5th place winners! Click here to download a PDF copy of the poster contest application and rules. Contest deadline is Friday, October 31, 2014. Sponsored by the Marion County Public Health Department, Students Against Violence Everywhere, and Peace Learning Center    

2 08, 2013

Bullying Prevention

2021-05-20T17:43:11-04:00August 2nd, 2013|Tags: |

A brief overview of best practices in bullying intervention and prevention as well as helpful tips about how you can help the children in your life who are affected by bullying. Click here to download and print: Bullying Prevention

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