Words Work Facilitator's Manual and Supplement

    By Kathryn Marie Liss and Nancy Kaplan

    Words Work Facilitator's Manual and Supplement

    Words Work Facilitator's Manual and Supplement

    By Kathryn Marie Liss and Nancy Kaplan

    Words Work is a simple, practical, and user-friendly supplement to after school programs serving middle-school-aged children. The Words Work curriculum teaches kids to use communication skills to prevent and manage conflict. Words Work is a turn-key curriculum educators and advocates can use to build leadership, relationship, ...
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    Words Work is a simple, practical, and user-friendly supplement to after school programs serving middle-school-aged children. The Words Work curriculum teaches kids to use communication skills to prevent and manage conflict. Words Work is a turn-key curriculum educators and advocates can use to build leadership, relationship, and communication skills. With these skills, youth will become comfortable with recognizing and effectively resolving conflict in the situations they face at school, at home, and in the community. The Words Work curriculum is geared toward youth in grades six to eight. Through ten 45-minute sessions, educators will guide youth through interactive lessons that focus on relationships, problem-solving, communication, and leadership skill-building. Two leading conflict resolution education organizations, the Conflict Resolution Unlimited Institute and the Middle Atlantic Region of American Friends Service -- Help Increase the Peace Program, provided the lessons that are the foundation of the curriculum. Through funding by the JAMS Foundation, the curriculum is available free of charge.

    Product Details

    Authors

    Kathryn Marie Liss, Nancy Kaplan

    Sponsors

    Section of Dispute Resolution

    ISBN

    978-1-60442-109-5

    Product Code

    5100004PDF

    Publication Date

    6/1/2009 12:00:00 AM

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