Year: 1995 Source: Injury Prevention News, v.8, no.7, (September 1995), p.7-9 SIEC No: 19950310

Media coverage may lead to the belief that there has been an escalation of violence in schools. This article outlines strategies that are used in Edmonton public schools to deal with violent behaviour. One strategy that has been implemented is the use of conflict managment teams. Children can also help themselves by learning to ignore a bully & by being assertive. Teachers can take courses that teach them how to maintain control & how to intervene in situations that have gotten out of control.