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A Leader’s Guide to The Kids’ Guide to Working Out Conflicts


Teaching the skills of conflict resolution and bullying prevention is more important than ever. This leader’s guide to the acclaimed The Kids’ Guide to Working Out Conflicts presents twenty-five lessons, each forty-five minutes in length, that support the eight chapters of the student book.

You’ll find concrete, proven ways to:

  • foster respect and communication
  • reduce conflict and promote effective conflict resolution
  • teach anger-management skills
  • build compassion for others
  • counter bullying
  • fortify young people against the effects of teasing, harassment, and other hurtful behaviors to make school a more peaceful place

You’ll learn techniques to help students:

  • think instead of react
  • cool down instead of act out
  • listen instead of blame
  • walk away from fights
  • stand up for themselves assertively, not aggressively
  • empathize with others and help kids who experience bullying and harassment

This guide can be used in a variety of settings—in and out of school, with kids in a classroom, with a small group, or in a youth group setting. Together with The Kids’ Guide to Working Out Conflicts, this book offers everything you need to give middle school and junior high students real skills for dealing with conflicts, getting along better with almost anyone, and feeling a lot better about themselves.

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ISBN: 978-1-57542-154-4
Audience: Educators, counselors, and youth workers, grades 5–9
Trim Size: 8.5" x 11"
Page Count: 128
Includes: 36 reproducible handout masters
Praise for A Leader’s Guide to The Kids’ Guide to Working Out Conflicts
“This book belongs in every school that is committed not only to reducing violence and conflict, but also to building a positive school culture of cooperation and respect.”—Dr. Jane Bluestein, author of Creating Emotionally Safe Schools and The Win-Win Classroom

“This book is a gold mine of wonderful strategies that will help today’s youth become peaceful, contributing, healthy beings.”—Michele Borba, Ed.D., author of Unselfie and Don’t Give Me That Attitude!

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Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School
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