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mediation

 [me″de-a´shun]
the act of intervening or serving as an intermediary.
conflict mediation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as facilitation of constructive dialogue between opposing parties with a goal of resolving disputes in a mutually acceptable manner.

me·di·a·tion

(mē'dē-ā'shŭn),
The action of an intermediary substance (mediator).

mediation

A form of conflict resolution in which the parties of a dispute maintain an active dialogue moderated by a mediator in an effort to avoid litigation.

mediation

(mē″dē-ā′shŭn)
The action of a mediating agent.
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Ten years later to reflect developments in the field and current research the Education Section of the Association for Conflict Resolution convened the Peer Mediation Standards Committee to update and significantly expand the original torsion in order to create more rigorous standards.
Such a dramatic reduction of referrals of conflicts to adults changed the school discipline program from arbitrating conflicts to maintaining and supporting the peer mediation process.
Benson and Benson (1993) report peer mediation services are instrumental in increasing instructional time and reducing teacher stress.
Peer mediation programs have been designed and implemented in schools as an alternative to traditional approaches to dispute resolution (Hart & Gunty, 1997; Turnuklu, Kacmaz, Sunbul, & Ergul, 2010).
As in the studies of peer mediation in the 1980s and 1990s, positive outcomes of this inquiry also justify program implementation.
Another successful practice at VPMS is our Peer Mediation program.
For example, we utilized the aforementioned peer mediation in deciding who would be housed in our Honor Pod.
Schools began to use talking circles after fights and replaced suspensions with peer mediations.
With strong support from the prime minister's office, RESTORE Belize plans to increase the number of trained mediators and focus on at-risk youth through providing peer mediation training.
The organisation will work to resolve conflict across the region, focusing on neighbour dispute resolution, peer mediation and workplace mediation.
In addition, this issue includes articles on peer mediation, math difficulties, persuasive writing instruction, and curriculum-based measurement.
95) discusses modes of practice for constructing peaceful interactions, from peer mediation and circle conversations to uncovering bullying, developing teams to combat violence, and teaching students how to handle violence constructively.