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Robinson, Chris

Summary: Healing Child Trauma Through Restorative Parenting details how children can be helped to recover with the use of Restorative Parenting, an innovative model informed by psychological and neurological understanding of trauma and its effects. It explains the critical role that people, relationships and the environment play in a child's recovery. It shows what constitutes a therapeutic environment,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 ROB

Madrick, Jeffrey G.

Summary: "By official count, more than one out of every six American children live beneath the poverty line. But statistics alone tell little of the story. In Invisible Americans, Jeff Madrick brings to light the often invisible reality and irreparable damage of child poverty in America. Keeping his focus on the children, he examines the roots of the problem, including the toothless remnants of our...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.7 MAD

Summary: Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne begins making a film for Zachary, son of his oldest friend who was murdered by Zachary's mother. The film's focus shifts to Zachary's grandparents as they fight to win custody of Zachary from the woman who took their son's life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Oscilloscope Pictures 2009

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DEA

Summary: Tells the story of Christina Noble, who leaves the slums of her childhood in Ireland to work for the welfare of the street children of Vietnam.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NOB

Capes, Kirsty

Summary: "At 3.04 p.m. on a hot, sticky day in June, Bess finds out she's pregnant. She could tell her social worker Henry, but he's useless. She should tell her foster mother, Lisa, but she won't understand.She really ought to tell Boy, but she hasn't spoken to him in weeks. Bess knows more than anyone that love doesn't come without conditions. But this isn't a love story..."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orion 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CAP

Summary: Filthy clothes, needle marks, panhandling.is this an accurate picture of teenage homelessness? Going behind common stereotypes, this video tells human stories about human beings-most of them young people who know homelessness firsthand. Amber and Tieshi describe the harsh reality of life on the street, clearly demonstrating the same needs, fears, and hopes that all teens have. Andy explains...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Families destroy themselves, so families have to heal themselves. If I Could is the heart-wrenching chronicle of Tracy Marasco, a single mother struggling to help her adolescent son James cope with severe emotional trauma resulting from abandonment by his father and sexual abuse by his father's cousin. To complicate the situation, Tracy herself was victimized as a child, sexually abused by her...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: This program looks at the effects of family violence on the abused and the abuser: at the danger that abused children will grow up to repeat the pattern of violence in their own relationships; at the problems of date violence; at the physical and emotional abuse women suffer at the hands of their husbands and lovers. While showing the benefits of therapy, it stresses the need of the abused for...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: In a frenetic culture where skewed body image messages mislead the young and nutrition repeatedly loses out to convenience, children’s physical and psychological well-being are increasingly at risk. In response to this alarming situation, psychologist Jodi R. Galin and registered dietitian Andrea McDonough have created Growing Together, a three-part kit designed to help educators, parents,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Norman is caught in a cycle of physical abuse at the hands of his grown son, and yet when given the opportunity to live safely apart from him in an adult care facility, says he would rather be home. In candid interviews Norman recalls the close relationship he once had with his son and expresses confusion about the brutal behavior the man now exhibits. He's reluctant to press charges and his...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: While intimate partner abuse can occur in same-sex couples, the abuser in the vast majority of cases is a man, his target a woman. This program from The Doctor Is In profiles Buffalo, New York, where the medical community, social and psychiatric services, police, and courts have formed a coalition to reduce the incidence of partner abuse and help the victims. Among those who comment are Dr....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: The secrecy surrounding domestic violence is the focus of this program. Hosted by a policewoman and a television news anchor, it contains stories of hope for women who are currently in violent relationships, and provides valuable information on how to leave an abusive partner. Specific information is included on speaking out, having a plan, when to leave, where to go, the legal aspects, getting...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Directly or indirectly, people working in the education and social services fields make their living by helping others live better lives. This program profiles a preschool teacher, a vocational education instructor, and a school administrative assistant as well as a drug and alcohol abuse counselor, a social and human services assistant, and a recreation worker. Correlates to all applicable...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: This compilation of ABC News segments reports on the complex, ongoing challenges facing families and organizations that shelter endangered children. The three segments are "Calling All Angels," which explores dangers and frustrations familiar to many foster kids and visits a Kentucky institution for girls who have been in and out of foster homes; "A Call to Action," which examines...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: After watching this program, viewers will be able to identify many of the specific symptoms of physical abuse, describe the responsibility that professionals have in identifying and reporting abuse, understand the context and prevalence of child abuse in society, describe some of the behaviors that abusers can exhibit when communicating with caregivers, and discuss some of the behaviors that...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: David Nugent, once a violent and abusive person himself, today runs a community-based behavior change group in Australia called Heavy M.E.T.A.L.: Men's Education Toward Anger & Life. Helen Wirtz is a facilitator at MonashLink's Men's Responsibility Group. This program tracks the progress of group members Andrew, Adam, and Alex-three husbands and fathers with dangerous antisocial behavioral...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Severely wounded, their mother kept crying out, "Please don't kill me! Please don't kill me!" What effects do the sights and sounds of domestic violence have on the malleable minds of children? In this program, ABC News anchor Hugh Downs seeks to answer that question through interviews with Betsy McAlister-Groves, director of the Child Witness to Violence Project at Boston Medical Center, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: There are an estimated eleven million people in the U.S. who suffer from eating disorders, and thousands of these die each year from acute anorexia. In this program, ABC News correspondent Lynn Sherr visits the Montreux Counseling Center in Victoria, British Columbia, where Peggy Claude-Pierre offers hope, a voice of comfort and reason, and a highly successful alternative treatment plan for...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: This video speaks directly to adults and children with two helpful segments on confronting child abuse. The first emphasizes that adults in supervisory roles have clear responsibilities, not only to overcome fears of reprisal and report suspected abuse, but also to create a safe environment in which children can freely express problems. The reassuring second segment counsels children that they...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Kids who grow up facing brutality and neglect are lucky if a teacher or daycare provider catches on. Tragically, child abuse often goes unnoticed-and if a first-responder does detect it, he or she may not understand what measures must be taken. This program spells out the Four Rs of child abuse-the harsh Reality of its presence in our society, the Results it leads to, the many ways to Recognize...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: In this ABC News program, John Stossel sheds light on troubling issues involving sexual behavior and criminal justice. Case studies include the story of 18-year-old Jon, who spent a year in jail after having sex with a 14-year-old girl-although her father later regretted pressing charges and tried to have Jon removed from Florida's sex offender registry. Other reports concern an alleged sex...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Identifying social and psychological needs is a critical step in caring for at-risk youth. The interview protocol known as HEADSS-focusing on Home, Education & Employment, Activities, Drugs, Sexuality, and Suicide & Depression-is a highly effective method for listening to teenagers and building strategies to help them. This video introduces the HEADSS protocol to health and social service...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Xiomara Fuentes, Amandeep Kaur, and Nneka-three wives beaten and humiliated by their husbands-are the subjects of Let's Talk About It, which gives a voice and a face to a spreading epidemic of spousal abuse. This program puts video cameras into the hands of these women's children who then interview their mothers about why they endured-and how they survived-such physical and emotional injury....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: This program discusses running away and the issues that may lead a teen to leave home. Possible solutions to home problems are also discussed, as well as where to turn for help when faced with problems that may lead a teen to consider running away. Subjects covered include what a runaway is and the two types of runaways; how to cope with problems at school or home; alternatives to running away;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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