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THE PEACEFUL KIDS CONFLICT RESOLUTION PROGRAM

THE PEACEFUL KIDS CONFLICT RESOLUTION PROGRAM The Peaceful Kids Early Childhood SocialEmotional ECSEL Conflict Resolution Program and curriculum was created to fulfill the need for a developmentally appropriate, theorybased approach to promoting socialemotional, cognitive, and conflict resolution skills' development in preschoolers ages 2 to 6. From Fall 1997 through Fall 1999, an evaluation of this program occurred in 18 classrooms in day careHead Start centers. Each classroom was randomly assigned to one of three conditions ECSEL training for 1 day care staff, parents, and children, 2 day care staff and children but not their parents, and 3 control, notraining. As predicted, children in the condition where both parents and day care staff were trained showed significant increases in assertiveness, cooperation, and selfcontrol, and significant decreases in aggressiveness and socially withdrawn behavior. Parents receiving training showed significant reductions in authoritarian and permissive parenting styles and an increase in authoritative parenting style. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Conflict Management Emerald Publishing

THE PEACEFUL KIDS CONFLICT RESOLUTION PROGRAM

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1044-4068
DOI
10.1108/eb022845
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Abstract

The Peaceful Kids Early Childhood SocialEmotional ECSEL Conflict Resolution Program and curriculum was created to fulfill the need for a developmentally appropriate, theorybased approach to promoting socialemotional, cognitive, and conflict resolution skills' development in preschoolers ages 2 to 6. From Fall 1997 through Fall 1999, an evaluation of this program occurred in 18 classrooms in day careHead Start centers. Each classroom was randomly assigned to one of three conditions ECSEL training for 1 day care staff, parents, and children, 2 day care staff and children but not their parents, and 3 control, notraining. As predicted, children in the condition where both parents and day care staff were trained showed significant increases in assertiveness, cooperation, and selfcontrol, and significant decreases in aggressiveness and socially withdrawn behavior. Parents receiving training showed significant reductions in authoritarian and permissive parenting styles and an increase in authoritative parenting style.

Journal

International Journal of Conflict ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 2000

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