Bronx teens learn peer mediation skills

A city program is helping Bronx students become peer mediators who can tackle everything from peer pressure to cyber-bullying. Teenagers at the Bronx Academy Health Careers enlisted in the 12-week program,

News 12 Staff

Feb 14, 2012, 3:56 PM

Updated 4,448 days ago

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Bronx teens learn peer mediation skills
A city program is helping Bronx students become peer mediators who can tackle everything from peer pressure to cyber-bullying.
Teenagers at the Bronx Academy Health Careers enlisted in the 12-week program, which trains them in problem-solving techniques, listening skills and conflict mediation.
Students say they're looking forward to helping their classmates work through their problem and find the right solutions.
For information on becoming a mediator, students can contact the Bronx office for the city Commission of Human Rights at 718-579-6900.


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