Conflict Resolution Courses Could Save Lives, Greenwood (SC) Index-Journal, 12/7/17

This opinion piece published by the editorial board of the Greenwood (SC) Index-Journal titled “Our View: Conflict resolution courses could save lives” is powerful.  In particular, I appreciated this paragraph:

“Still, if teaching high school kids how to perform CPR is deemed a worthwhile element in their education as a means of saving lives, why not pour some time and effort into conflict resolution and also potentially save lives?”

To read the entire opinion piece click here or below.

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Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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