- Anatol Pikas
Anatol Pikas, Ph.D. (born 29 November 1928), creator of the
Shared Concern method, SCm, is a retired associate professor in Educational Psychologyfrom Uppsala University, Sweden.
Pikas was born in
Viljandi, Estonia, and raised in Norrköpingin Sweden. He has been a visiting professor in Peace Educationin Heidelberg, at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, and at Gustavus Adolphus Collegein Minnesota, USA.
In the 1960s Pikas’ fields of teaching and research included
cognitive psychologyand in the 1970s Peace Education. Since the 1980s, Pikas has been developing his Shared Concern method, SCm, originally aimed at dealing with cases of bullyingwhen they occur in school. More recently, SCm has been used as a basis for Peer Mediationand treating youth violencein cases where therapeutic mediationcan be applied.
The following is a partial list of published works by Dr. Pikas:
*"Gemensamt Bekymmer metoden. Handbok för ett paradigmskifte i behandling av skolmobbning (1998)"
*"Så bekämpar vi mobbning i skolan. (1987)"
*"Rationell konfliktlösning, translated into 5 languages. (1973)"
*"Abstraction and concept formation. Harvard University Press (1966)"
* " [http://www.pikas.se/SCm/" Official site of Shared Concern method]
* [http://www.pikas.se/GBm/ Official site of Gemensamt Bekymmer metoden]
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