Peer Mediation Partnerships: Linking University with Community

Presented by: Lisa E. Shaw, Program Advisor and Interns: Rebecca Newman, Roxanne Libby, William Still and Jared Schmidt
Presented at: Sustaining Conflict Resolution Education: Building Bridges to the Future, Fairfax, VA
Date of Session: March 11, 2008

Session Description: This workshop highlights best practices pertaining to peer mediation partnership initiatives between undergraduates and high school peer mediation programs. Faculty advisors and students currently participating in CAR/Mason’s Peer Mediation Partnership (PMP) initiative will discuss recent research on best practices and students will describe their experiences. Issues to be addressed include team-building and motivation, skills-sharing and training, program assessment, and leadership and guidance.