How can we best support the development of online mediation and online mediation training for youth and in our schools? This Youth and Schools 2-hour Forum builds upon the 2-day "Young Minds, Global Voices Online Conference."
How can we best support the development of online mediation and online mediation training for youth and in our schools?
This May 28 Youth and Schools 2-hour Forum follows and builds upon the May 15-16 "Young Minds, Global Voices Online Conference"
New Mediators' Guidance from May 15-16 Youth Conference
by Jonathan Rodrigues, Clare Fowler, Maria Apostolidou, Ilan David Bass, Amee Dharamshi, Melanie Koch, Nisshant Laroia, Benjamin Lutz, Gwendolyn Myers, Olivia Chisom Osuala, Lydia Ray, Sumhiya Sallay, Jay Patrick Santiago, Salman Shaheen
This article summarizes the Young Minds, Global Voices Conference. This conference was sponsored by Mediate.com in an effort to hear from newer mediators. These 6 sessions comprised up and coming thought leaders from around the globe, forming a brain trust for how to create peace in ourselves, our community and our world.
Presentation Materials from the Forum:
Full Forum Video:
Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) Recommended Standards for School-Based Peer Mediation
Peer mediation can be a successful approach to managing interpersonal con?ict in elementary and secondary schools. These programs provide a unique opportunity for diverse students to use communication, human relations, and problem-solving skills in real-life settings. Effective programs can help to create a safe and welcoming school environment, improve interpersonal and inter-group relations, and assist in reducing school con?icts and violence, especially when part of a comprehensive violence prevention plan.
Additional topics raised by registrants for consideration: