Peer Mediation Students Serving as Peer Mediators. Presentation for NCSCA Fall Conference 2013. Fran Hensley, MA.Ed. [email protected] NCLPC, NBCC, NCC School Counselor, Glen Arden Elementary School Buncombe County Schools 828-654-1800 phone. Buncombe County Schools.
The Effectiveness of Peer Mediation on Student to Student Conflict Mary G. Mayorga, Ph.D., LPC-S, NCC, CCDS(As reported in Perspectives in Peer Programs, Volume 22, No. 2, Spring/Summer 2010)
The Peer Mediation Program Conflict
All students discuss these issues in the counseling classroom setting:
Aggressive Glen Arden students
People who are aggressive want to have their way every single time! They want their rights respected but do not respect the rights of other people. What words might describe people who are aggressive?
Passive Glen Arden students
The passive puppy does not know how to stand up for his own rights but is always respectful of other people. What are some words that might describe passive puppy?
Assertive Glen Arden students
Assertive people are like wise owls. They treat other people with respect and know how to stand up for their own rights. What words might you use in a bubble map to describe a person who is assertive?
Bubble Map Glen Arden students
What descriptive words might you use to describe aggressive, passive and assertive behaviors?
Volunteers Please? responsibilities and how to act in an assertive way, they are ready to learn what they need to do if they are having a conflict with another student. Vocabulary must be discussed.
Cover one eye!
Look at other’s point of view!
Agree to solve disagreement!
Tug of War?
Cover one ear!
Stand on one foot!
Tap the balloon back and forth!
Process of Mediation responsibilities and how to act in an assertive way, they are ready to learn what they need to do if they are having a conflict with another student. Vocabulary must be discussed.