Welcome To Youth Peer Mediation
Youth Peer Mediation is America's #1 Choice for training youth in conflict resolution, school mediation and youth restorative justice practices! This student mediation training system is a mediation Train-the-Trainer model that is perfect for training youth ages 9 to 18. This peer mediation workbook promotes restorative justice, peer power, builds school moral, and decreases bullying! In-fact, it is proven to interrupt the negative behavior pattern of the bully! This youth peer mediation system works to restore the Bullied and the Bully.
This mediation guide and handbook is perfect for training:
Elementary, Middle School, and High School Students
School Staff (Teachers, Principals, Deans, Counselors, Security, etc.)
School Mediation Associations
Parent Teacher Associations
Youth Restorative Justice Programs
Community Groups and more
Youth Peer Mediation is the official manual and mediation training guide of the Increase The Peace "Cool Schools Campaign" and Kids Managing Conflict of Southern California.
Youth Peer Mediation Training Manual... Make Sure Peace Shows Up!
The purpose of this manual is to provide easy-to-follow instruction in peer mediation training for youth. The methods provided have a documented track record and have been thoroughly tested and proven by the authors, who have been mediating and providing mediation training to youth and adults for over 25 years.
Mediation is an effective alternative to . . .
* Bullying * Fighting *Physical Violence * Verbal Violence
Mediation saves time, energy, and cost spent on conflict by REDUCING . . .
* Punishment * Suspensions * Expulsions * Physical Damage * Emotional Damage * Property Damage
Mediation helps student to meet daily conflicts with improved critical thinking skills.
Mediation also creates a more peaceful environment.
A Preventive Approach!
Over 85% of the average social service dollar is spent on treating preventable problems rather than on actual prevention approaches.
Youth Peer Mediation aka Increase-the-Peace skills development training is a prevention approach. It is effective in countering the deep-rooted reality of dis-empowerment that shows itself in low self-esteem.
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Meet The Authors
Dr. Patricia Boozer
A Yale graduate, with over 50 years of developing and implementing training programs. In 25 years of mediating, has mediated over 800 cases with a 95% success rate. For many years Dr. Boozer has facilitated various workshops pertaining to workplace mediation, family mediation, and school mediation nationally. She is Founder and President of Pinnacle Publishing of New Haven, Connecticut.
With over 25 years of mediation experience and implementing training programs. Timothy has mediated hundreds of cases pertaining to gun violence, gang wars, workplace conflict, domestic violence, and racial diversity issues. He also has a Paralegal background and has served as a Courtroom Deputy for the United States District Courthouse. He is Vice President of Pinnacle Training and Publishing of New Haven, Connecticut.
Duke Porter - Boozer
With over 25 years of mediation experience and designing and implementing training programs. He is
co-founder of SNDH Youth Services of New Haven Connecticut which has trained thousands of youth in conflict resolution and mediation. Through this venture Mr. Porter-Boozer operates a computer recycling
program which offers refurbished computers to inner-city youth.
With over 25 years of mediation experience and designing and implementing training programs. She is
co-founder of SNDH Youth Services of New Haven Connecticut which has trained thousands of youth in conflict resolution and mediation. She is also the former Training Director of Community Mediation of Hamden, Connecticut.
Train With The Authors
In these interactive and engaging workshops, the joyful and insightful authors of Youth Peer Mediation, Everyday Mediation, and Teach Myself To Mediate, Dr. Patricia Boozer, Timothy Newsom, Duke Porter-Boozer, and LaRie McGrude, will help you learn how to resolve any conflict that may arise in your school or organization. Meet the authors and "Learn To Mediate The Fun Way!"
"Wowed by your workshop and presentation!"- Girl Scouts' of America
“Fights decreased 33%. Other violation decreased 42% (assaults, harassment, class cuts, insubordination, disrespectful behavior, and offensive language)” William G. – High School Administrator
"Unique workshop. Gave us opportunity to view first hand urban problems and possible outcomes." Girl Scouts of America
“This program (In-House Youth Peer Mediation) expanded our efforts for schools to become more self-sufficient in dealing with daily conflict between students in our schools.” Dr. Mayo – Superintendent of Schools, CT.
“Other schools and youth-serving organizations would benefit from such a self-sustaining In-House Youth Peer Mediation Program as well.” Dr. Mayo – Superintendent of Schools, CT.
“It has taught some of our students that they can resolve problems before it leads to a fight or administrative issue.” Cynthia M. – School Counselor
“Students feel confident during mediation and have applied skills even outside of mediation.” Adnana C. & Kelly B. – Teacher & Administrators
“Our Administration has been conducting informal mediations with certain individuals after concerned classmates have provided us with information of potential conflicts.” William G. – High School Administrator
YOUTH PEER MEDIATION WORKS!
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