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A New Model of School Discipline: Engaging Students and Preventing Behavior Problems

David R. Dupper

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195378078
eISBN:
9780199777426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378078.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Mounting evidence shows that zero-tolerance policies, suspensions, and restrictive security policies fail to improve school safety and student behaviors, and are linked with increased risk of ... More


Evidence-Based Violence Prevention Programs and Best Implementation Practices

Ron Avi Astor, Michelle Rosemond, Ronald O. Pitner, Roxana Marachi, and Rami Benbenishty

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reviews several examples of effective violence prevention programs as well as model school-safety programs. It shows that successful school-wide intervention programs have the following ... More


Engaging Adolescents in Prevention of Sexual Assault and Harassment

Erin A. Casey and Paula S. Nurius

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Schools place a high premium on creating safe learning environments for their students, and they possess exciting potential to foster climates of respect that render hurtful or harassing behavior ... More


Assessing and Predicting Risk of Violence: Empirically Based Methods

Gary L. Bowen

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter addresses strategies for assessing and predicting the risk of school violence. The review is framed by a seven-step planning strategy: results-focused planning (RFP). Working with ... More


Creating a Violence-Free School Climate/Culture

Mark A. Mattaini

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In an increasingly globalized world, rates of violence among the young appear to be increasing nearly worldwide. The incidence of most types of violence is much higher in the United States, however, ... More


Effective Intervention With Gangs and Gang Members

Timothea M. Elizalde and Gilbert A. Ramírez

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Gang presence in public schools is a growing issue across the United States. The correlation between gang presence and crime on school grounds is significant. Research suggests that some intervention ... More


An Evidence-Based Approach to Management of Students Who Wish to Harm Others

James K. Nash

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter describes an evidence-based approach to the management of physical aggression in elementary and middle school students. Drawing from a public health prevention framework, it presents ... More


Peer Conflict: Effective Resolution Strategies

Debra J. Woody

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses a school-based conflict resolution program that has been constructed and used by two social workers in an alternative high school setting. The program continues to be effective ... More


Acquaintance Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Among Teens: School-Based Interventions

Erin A. Casey and Paula S. Nurius

in The School Practitioner's Concise Companion to Preventing Violence and Conflict

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370706
eISBN:
9780199893515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370706.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Nearly all youth are directly or indirectly affected by peer-to-peer sexual harassment or assault. Adolescents are more likely to be victims of sexually aggressive crimes than any other age group, ... More


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