CONFLICT RESOLUTION / PEER MEDIATION
Conflict Resolution: An Elementary School Curriculum (no video) K – 6 Grades
This curriculum on conflict resolution has been developed for teachers of grades K6 who want
their students to have better ways of handling everyday conflicts other than physical fighting,
name calling, and complaining to the teacher, or simply withdrawing.
Guidance Club for Kids / Classroom Conflicts 4 – 6 Grades 21 min.
The Kids’ Guide to Resolving Disputes and Arguments
Kids face more stress today than at any time in recent history. How can we help them cope with
the multitude of problems they’re almost certain to encounter in life? This video was
specifically designed to help youngsters acquire the skills necessary to cope with life’s pressures.
The purpose is to help students realize that they are responsible for the choices they make and
that they are free to be the best they can be.
Just the Two of Us: A Lesson in Conflict Resolution 1 – 3 Grades 15 min.
Conflict begins when two little girls (Peggy and Maria) squabble about a purple magic marker.
Pet, 8, finds himself simultaneously committed to spending time with Nona and Julius, two
different friends. Dean is bullied on the school bus by Emma. With the help of Becca, 9, who is
a good listener, the children think through different possible solutions to the conflicts. The
music is most enjoyable.
Legal Ease – Resolving Conflict 9 – 12 Grades 15 min.
This video explores violent behavior, the consequences of violence, and alternative ways to
resolve conflicts to keep them from escalating into violent acts.
Let’s Get Along (4 video series) K – 3 Grades
Nice Things Kids Can Do 15 min.
What You Say Is What You Get 13 min.
How Fights Start and Stop 14 min.
Making and Keeping Friends 15 min.
Young children today are constantly inundated with violent images and examples and are often
illequipped personally to resolve conflict issues. Far too often these children resort to behavior
in the classroom and on the playground that they view on cartoons, allstar wrestling, or their
favorite video game. Many have not yet learned basic conflict skills.
Mediation: Getting to Win Win! 8 – 12 Grades Book
A complete resource for a mediating program. Curriculum provides teachers with overview, tips
for overcoming resistance, lessons, and all necessary forms. Students will use the illustrated
guides, model of the mediation process, mediator’s script, and tips for dealing with difficult
Respect Yourself and Others, Too 2 – 4 Grades 17 min.
This video is designed to give children the opportunity to explore the concepts and applications
of respect. Through short, dramatic scenarios, the program presents specific problems for them
to discuss and explore.
Stop Teasing Me K – 2 Grades 13 min.
Teasing is common among young people; however, because of their stage of development it
makes it hard to understand how others feel. Some children are targets of teasing because of
their inability to keep up with their peers in some area. Others are teased because they are
“different” in some way. This program is designed to illustrate how teasing makes the “teasee”
feel, to help children develop greater respect for others, and to learn how to cope with being
Student Workshop: Mediation Skills 5 – 9th Grades
Peer mediation places the power and responsibility for resolving conflicts into the students’
hands. This video is designed to teach students the skills of peer mediation. Stepbystep, it
illustrates the mediation process and applies it to realistic situations with which young viewers
can identify. After each step, the video is interrupted so that students can practice the skills
presented. It’s aided by a series of handouts that contain role plays, principals, and checklists.
Student Workshop: Conflict Resolution Skills 5 – 9 Grades
(Six segment program which should be used over several classroom periods).
Conflict is an inevitable byproduct of human interaction. Nobody knows this better than the
adult who works with middle school children. Uncertain of their identities, with bodies that are
neither child nor adult, passionately social and desperately selfconscious, young teens often find
themselves in conflict. This video and its accompanying materials present the basic skills of
conflict resolution. It is designed to teach techniques of conflict resolution and to give students
practice and experience using them.
Teenage Conflict Resolution 7 – 12 Grades 18 min.
This video identifies the different conflict styles (competitive and disruptive). Also, it discusses
four basic conflict styles (avoidance, dominance, pliancy, and trivialization).
TeenParent Conflict: Making Things Better 7 – 12 Grades 30 min.
This program offers a constructive way for teenagers to cope with what is an extremely troubling
part of their lives. It takes one part of the conflictual situation and suggests there may be a
practical alternative to family nuclear attack, trying to look at how family members communicate
with one another. For teenagers struggling to shed childparent dependence and replace it with
an adulttoadult relationship, this program offers genuine insights and practical help.
TugofWar: Strategies for Conflict Resolution 9 – 12 Grades 30 min.
This presentation takes the point of view that conflict is a normal part of everyday life and that it
can be resolved or at least defused. Successfully resolving conflicts gives teenagers more control
and better prepares them for future conflicts.
Understanding and Resolving Conflicts 5 – 8 Grades 20 min.
The video opens with two short vignettes which show that conflicts are normal occurrences in
everyday life. It shows why conflicts arise: people see things differently, have different values,
have conflicting emotional needs, and want more things than are actually available.
Violence Prevention Teacher Training (Michael Prichard) 6 – 8 Grades 30 min.
Conflict Resolution / Peer Mediation
What middle school teachers and students should know about violence and how to solve
conflicts through peer mediation makes this a worthwhile program.
Working It Out at Madison 9 – 12 Grades
The Circle 26 min.
Conflict Resolution Through Teen Mediation 24 min.
The Boy Wonder – Children of Alcoholics 28 min.
Best Friends – Substance Abuse Peers and Prevention 25 min.
Working It Out: Conflict Resolution 6 – 8 Grades 30 min.
This video helps students learn effective communication skills and techniques for resolving
conflict. It presents scenarios that are typical of the conflicts experienced by middle school
students. Using the format of a teen callin radio show hosted by Dr. Advice, the “rules of the
road” for conflict resolution are introduced. The program helps students not only gain insight
into their behavior but learn practical problem solving strategies.
Working It Out Together: A Peer Mediation and Student Version 25 min.
Conflict Resolution Program
The WebneBehrmans present their peer mediation model and demonstrate techniques in
realistic role plays. How to train student mediators and implement a schoolwide conflict
resolution program is shown.
You Can Choose: Resolving Conflict (Michael Prichard) 9 – 12 Grades 28 min.
This is an entertaining and thoughtprovoking video designed to help children develop a range of
important life skills and a healthy selfesteem. In this program, Tuggy Turtle and Rhoda Bird
have to decide whether to settle their differences peacefully or ruin a class project.