PEACE POWER Book and Resources
PEACE POWER for Adolescents: Strategies for a Culture of Nonviolence. (PEACE POWER for Adolescents can also be ordered from 1-800-227-3590. Ask for Item #3290.)
Related Reading (active links provided where available):
Embry, D. D. (1997). The science of peace or violence. Available online at
Embry, D. D. (2002). The Good Behavior Game: A best practice candidate as a universal behavioral vaccine. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 5, 273-297.
Embry, D. D. (2004). Community-based prevention using simple, low-cost, evidence-based kernels and behavior vaccines. Journal of Community Psychology, 32, 575-591.
Erickson, C., Mattaini, M. A., & McGuire, M. S. (2004). Constructing nonviolent cultures in schools: The state of the science. Children and Schools, 26, 102-116.
Garbarino, J. (1999). Lost boys: Why our sons turn violent and how we can save them. New York: Free Press.
Garbarino, J., & deLara, E. (2002). And words can hurt forever. New York: Free Press.
Garbarino, J. (2006) See Jane Hit: Why Girls Are Growing More Violent and What We Can Do About It. New York: Penguin.
Mattaini, M. A. (2001). Constructing cultures of nonviolence: The PEACE POWER strategy. Education and Treatment of Children, 24, 430-447.
Mattaini, M. A., & Lowery, C. T. (2001). Constructing community: The applied science of youth violence prevention. In D. S. Sandhu (Ed.), Faces of violence: Psychological correlates, concepts and intervention strategies (pp. 439-453). Commack, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
Mattaini, M. A., & Lowery, C. T., with the PEACE POWER Working Group (2002). Constructing cultures of non-violence: The PEACE POWER Toolkit. In D. S. Sandhu (Ed.), Violence in American schools: A practical guide for counselors (pp. 123-138). Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
Metzler, C. W., Biglan, A., Rusby, J. C., & Sprague, J. R. (2001). Evaluation of a Comprehensive Behavior Management Program to Improve School-Wide Positive Behavior Support. Education and Treatment of Children, 24, 448-479.
Meyer, G. R. (2001). Antisocial behavior: Its causes and prevention within our schools. Education and Treatment of Children, 24, 414-429.
Olweus, D. (1993). Bullying at school: What we know and what we can do. Oxford, England: Blackwell Publishing.
Reavis, H. K., Taylor, M., Jenson, W. R., Morgan, D. P., Andrews, D. J., & Fister, S. L. (Eds.). (1996). BEST Practices: Behavioral and Educational Strategies for Teachers. Longmont, CO: Sopris West.
Sidman, M. (2001). Coercion and its fallout (2nd ed.). Boston: Authors Cooperative.
US Surgeon General (2001). Youth violence: A report of the Surgeon General. Washington, DC: Author.