For counselors, teachers, or anyone else working with teenagers, this practical resource provides more than 90 ready-to-use lessons for teaching peaceful and successful ways of resolving conflict, including activities with typical adolescent scenarios and nearly 150 reproducible role-plays. For easy use, these materials are conveniently organized into three parts and printed in a large 8-1/4" x 11" lay-flat binding that opens flat for easy photocopying as many times as needed. PART I covers the basic concepts of conflict resolution. Here's just a sampling of activities and accompanying handouts you'll find in each of the seven sections: Defining Conflict: Identifying the problem and underlying needs of two parties? Homework From the New Student?The Brothers? Car Different Kinds of Conflict: Four types of conflict'inner, interpersonal, intra-personal, and inter-group?Identifying the Conflict Within a Class Dealing with Conflict: Conflict management styles...Which Style Will Work? Understanding Different Points of View: Viewing situations differently? Looking Through Our Own Glasses Communicating: Open-ended questions, paraphrasing, toning down language, ?I? statements, and more, to defuse anger in others?Reading Non-Verbal Cues?Noticing Mixed Messages Collaborative Problem Solving: The process of defining, brainstorming, and choosing alternatives? Cooperation vs. Competition Mediating: Techniques of involving a third party, identifying interests, and mediating with a group?Dora Spills the Beans?Quarrel with the Quarterback PART II shows ways to apply the concepts in Part I to reduce conflict as it appears in various areas of the school: Conflict in the Counselor's Office: A seven-step process for mediating a dispute between two parties, distinguishing mediation from counseling?Two Chairs?From the Other Chair Conflict Resolution in the Classroom: Teaching the concepts in academic classes?Yugoslavia and China?King Lear's Problems Conflict Resolution in Extra-Curricular Activities: Practice in settling conflicts?Dealing with a Difficult Colleague? Encouraging Nonviolence PART III explains how to establish, organize, and publicize a school-wide peer mediation program and includes a sample training agenda, script for a videotape and much more. In short, this unique resource gives you a complete program for helping students develop the conflict management skills they will need and use long after they have left your classroom!Perlstein, Ruth is the author of 'Ready-To-Use Conflict Resolution Activities for Secondary Students', published 2001 under ISBN 9780130429056 and ISBN 0130429058.