College Students Implementing a CR Program in Schools, Homeless Shelters and Juvenile Corrections

Presented by: Ellen Kyes, Take Ten
Presented at: 4th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education
Date of Session: June 11, 2011

Session Description: The Take Ten CR curriculum, developed at the University of Notre Dame, is implemented at local schools and community sites in South Bend. Trained college students teach it in local schools, a homeless center and a juvenile correctional facility. Workshop participants will learn the essential elements of developing and implementing a CRE curriculum that work in a variety of settings. The foundational elements of this effective program will be presented in an interactive format allowing participants to engage in exercises and interact with one another to process how real change occurs when learning the needed skills to resolve conflicts peacefully.