ERIC Number: ED391860
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Project VIP. Violence Is Preventable. Level 2.
Stevens, Doug; Keller, Amy
Project VIP (Violence Is Preventable) is a comprehensive research-based program designed to help children and young adults make smart choices about violence. It emphasizes the use of student-centered approaches to help develop strategies for conflict resolution and for avoiding violence. The student book is a workbook with a number of activities; the "Leader's Guide" provides resources the teacher or leader can use to implement the project effectively. Level 2 helps students, aged 11 to 14 years, work cooperatively and independently to role-play authentic situations and solve problems that can lead to violence. The age-appropriate activities focus on the middle-school years and include a section on violence in the news. The "Leader's Guide" provides the resources the teacher or leader needs to conduct workbook activities with the students. A letter explaining the program to parents is included, as is a reproducible certificate of program completion. (SLD)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Elementary School Students, Emotional Response, Intermediate Grades, Interpersonal Communication, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Prevention, Problem Solving, Violence, Workbooks, Youth Programs
The Bureau for At-Risk Youth, 645 New York Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743 (sold in sets of 25 workbooks with a "Leader's Guide" at $69.95 each set for 1 to 5 sets; $64.95 each set for 6 to 12 sets; $61.95 each set for 13-24 sets; and $59.95 each set for 25 sets or more).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau for At-Risk Youth, Huntington, NY.