Following are CrimeSolutions.gov-rated programs that are related to this practice:The Leadership Program’s Violence Prevention Project
A school-based prevention program, targeting 12 and 16 year olds, designed to prevent violence by enhancing conflict-resolution skills. The program is rated Promising. At follow-up, participants were using more pro-social verbal skills and had positive growth rates of peer support. Students not receiving the curriculum grew more accepting of aggression over time, while program participants maintained aggression tolerance levels.Responding in Peaceful and Positive Ways (RIPP)
A school-based program designed to provide conflict-resolution strategies and skills to prevent violence to students in middle and junior high schools. The program is rated Promising. The experiment group had less disciplinary code violations related to violence in the 8th grade, showed significantly higher approval of nonviolence, and lower aggression at the 9-month follow-up.SMART Team
A multimedia software program that engages young teenagers in learning new skills to resolve conflicts and avoid violence. The program is rated No Effects. There were no significant differences in aggressive behavior between the treatment and control group.Resolving Conflict Creatively Program (New York City)
A universal, school-based intervention for elementary students that promotes violence prevention as well as positive social and emotional learning. The program is rated Promising. The evaluation found higher levels of classroom instruction improved children's social-cognitive processes, reduced behavioral issues and decreased teacher's perceptions of youth problem behavior.The Peacemakers Program
A school-based violence reduction intervention for grades 4 through 8. The program’s primary objectives were to prevent violence and improve interpersonal behavior among youth. The program is rated Promising. There was a significant decrease in self-reported measures of aggression; an increase in psychosocial skills; a decrease in disciplinary incidents; less involvement in conflict mediation; and fewer suspensions for violent behavior compared with the control group.Peers Making Peace
A peer-mediation program designed to handle conflicts both in and out of school and to help maintain drug-free schools. The program is rated Promising. The treatment group had fewer assaults, expulsions, discipline referrals, absences, a greater improvement in self-efficacy, and significantly improved in academic performance.Teaching Students to Be Peacemakers
A school-based conflict resolution program aimed at teaching students to manage their conflicts through negotiation and mediation. The Program is rated Promising. Across all three studies, the program was found to increase students’ conflict resolution skills through their ability to practice both negotiation and mediation strategies.