PeaceWorks is now recognized by NREPP Evidence Ratings
  • Decreases Disruptive Disorders & Behaviors
  • Decreases Internalizing Problems
  • Increases Social Competence
  • Increases Social Connectedness
PeaceWorks: Curriculum is designated as a SELect program and is listed in the CASEL Guide to Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs.(CASEL: Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning)

Research has shown increases in student’s positive social behavior, and decreases in problem behavior.

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White Paper: An Overview of Our Background, Core Concepts, Results, etc.

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Adhering to Program Fidelity: FAQs on Research-Based Effectiveness of the PEF Model and Curricula

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Jeff Pickens. “Socio-Emotional Training Promotes Positive Behavior in Preschoolers,” Child Care in Practice (v15 n4 p261-278 Oct 2009).

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Candace H. Lacey, Patrice R. LeBlanc, and Nancy L. Maldonado. “Affective Education through Best Practices and Conflict Resolution,” Chapter 8 in Affective Teacher Education (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2009).

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Kenneth E. Powell, Lois Muir-McClain, and Lakshmi Halasyamani. A Review of Selected School-Based Conflict Resolution and Peer Mediation Projects. Journal of School Health, December 1995, Vol. 65, No. 10

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Rosemary Barnett, Alison Adler, Janice Easton, and Keri P. Howard. An Evaluation of Peace Education Foundation’s Conflict Resolution and Peer Mediation Program. School Business Affairs, July 2001

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Marjorie K. Hanson. A Conflict Resolution/Student Mediation Program: Effects on Student Attitudes and Behaviors. ERS Spectrum Journal of School Research and Information, Fall 1994, Vol. 12, No. 4

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Safe and Drug Free Schools Research Summary Chart

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Lots of practical, useful ideas! Presenter was excellent, humorous, and entertaining!
Kathryn A., Livingston
Educational Service Agency, Howell, MI
The approach presented definitely works in the classroom and is extremely helpful to the students with whom we have contact.
Bruce K
Skokie, IL
I feel I can walk away with specific lessons and tools to implement them right away!
Belinda A
Beverly Hills, CA
The training provided a plan for almost immediate implementation at each grade level.
Pat Ross
Waukegan, IL