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“Actions Speak Louder”: How Nonverbal Social Skills Affect Kids Conflicts

Posted on Jul 16 2012 under Conflict Resolution, Previous Programs

Many kids don’t know “the language of social success” — how to send and receive nonverbal communication that helps them make friends and manage their social relationships. They are often isolated and targeted for teasing and bullying. We can help you to identify these children and give you resources to teach them how to use nonverbal communication more effectively.

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Tricia Jones is a Professor of Education at Temple University in Philadelphia and she is the Project Director of the CRETE Project — Conflict Resolution Education in Teacher Education. CRETE has been funded since 2004 by the United States Department of Education and the JAMS Foundation. Dr. Jones has worked with thousands of teachers, helping them understand how to teach students constructive conflict management to help create safe and effective schools and communities. She is a member of the Peace Education Working Group of the Global Partnership for the Prevention for Armed Conflict working around the world to support conflict education and peace education.

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