A computer-based violence prevention intervention for young adolescents: Pilot study

Kris Bosworth, Dorothy Espelage, Tracy DuBay

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Abstract

Technology must be explored as a means of teaching adolescents ways to resolve conflict without violence. This paper reports on the development and pilot testing of a multimedia tool (SMART Talk) that teaches anger management, perspective taking, and mediation skills using games, interactive assessment interviews, cartoons, and animation. Results indicate that SMART Talk is popular with both males and females, and its use increases knowledge and practice of prosocial behaviors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)785-795
Number of pages11
JournalAdolescence
Volume33
Issue number132
StatePublished - Dec 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)

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