Topic: Online Peer Mediation Platform http://peermediationonline.org/index.html
With the increase in online public education (K through 12), the prevalence of online communication among the school-age generation, and the growth of peer mediation worldwide, Online Peer Mediation Platform was created to provide the following:
- Resources for those interested in peer mediation
- Online training in basic peer mediation skills
- Online peer mediation skills development
- Online peer mediation services
Speaker: Cynthia Morton, Ed.D
Cynthia Morton has worked in the field of education for over 29 years as a teacher, school counselor, peer mediation coordinator, peer educator, and virtual learning specialist. For the last twelve years, Dr. Morton has trained peer mediation coordinators and students in the Standards Based Peer Mediation Model created by the Association of Conflict Resolution. Currently, Dr. Morton co-coordinates the Online Peer Mediation Platform funded by the JAMS Foundation and sponsored by the National Association for Peer Program Professionals.