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Tobias, Cynthia Ulrich

Summary: It's easy to recognize a strong-willed child. Difficult to discipline, at times impossible to motivate, strong-willed children present unique, frustrating, and often exhausting challenges to those who care for them. But now, the miracle parents long for can happen. Offering new hope, achievable goals, and a breath of fresh air to families and teachers, Cynthia Tobias explains how the mind of a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WaterBrook Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.64 TOB

Tobias, Cynthia Ulrich

Summary: It's easy to recognize a strong-willed child. Difficult to discipline, at times impossible to motivate, strong-willed children present unique, frustrating, and often exhausting challenges to those who care for them. But now, the miracle parents long for can happen. Offering new hope, achievable goals, and a breath of fresh air to families and teachers, Cynthia Tobias explains how the mind of a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 649.64 TOB

Summary: Experts are seeing an alarming increase in severe emotional and behavioral disorders among young children, characterized by abusive language, physical threats, and violent tantrums. "I can't live like this. Afraid to get up. Afraid to go to bed. Afraid of what you're going to find when you walk into a room," says a foster mother of twins she cannot control. In this program, ABC News anchors...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Child safety: the subject that most often keeps parents awake at night. This ABC News program features a child safety expert who helps parents identify their children's susceptibility to predators and abductors. As the program's candid camera-style scenarios unfold-with the participation of actors who demonstrate the ploys used by potential attackers-astonished parents watch as their daughters...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: It's often difficult to determine a solution, unless you know all of the symptoms. This is especially true for parents who see their children less than does their child-care provider. In these cases, it is essential that you, as the child's primary caregiver, not only recognize their special needs, but additionally respond to them. This video describes a wide range of special needs symptoms...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Millions of children in America are being diagnosed with learning disorders and depression. While many say medications such as Ritalin, Dexedrine, and Prozac are the answer, others recommend counseling, social skills training, or dietary changes. How does one distinguish between a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and a kid who is just being a kid? This program offers parents,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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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: Some doctors are wary of prescribing medication for ADD or ADHD, especially when treating young patients-but the majority rely on psychotropic drugs. This program challenges the status quo, supported by a staggering amount of testimony and documentation. Incorporating detailed interviews with psychiatrists, neurologists, and education experts-as well as parents and kids who have suffered...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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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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Klass, Perri

Summary: This classic, coauthored by New York Times columnist and pediatrician Dr. Perri Klass, has been fully revised and updated to reflect the recent significant changes in the recognition and care of children whose development doesn't go as expected. It includes new information about therapeutic interventions, managing co-morbidities, and getting support for children with developmental differences...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Academy of Pediatrics 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 649 KLA

Paul, Henry A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dell Pub. 2000

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.1 PAUL,

Greene, Ross W.

Summary: Advises parents on how to handle children with quick tempers, explaining how to anticipate and lessen the behavior by teaching the child the skills necessary to handle frustration adaptively to become more flexible, socially and emotionally.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2010

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Summary: Includes a discussion of physical and emotional changes adolescents go through and how they cope with family and peers, as well as the major life decisions they must make as they face the uncertain future ahead of them.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This video entertains and advises viewers about handling the bullies on their block. Real-life situations, dramatizations, and discussions help viewers understand the reasoning behind a bully's behavior, specific steps to neutralize his or her power, and how to avoid becoming a victim. Practical guidelines are given for managing conflict and creating win-win results for bullies and their...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Peaceful solutions to conflict are wonderful, in theory, but how do they work in the real world? Using actual case studies, this program examines conflict and conflict resolution on four different levels: global, community, workplace, and school. Applying a novel teaching approach, it features a pair of news desk anchors and four different reporters, each covering a specific conflict scenario....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: For teenagers with a particular psychological profile, traditional sports don't provide enough excitement. This ABC News program looks at the structure and chemistry of the adolescent brain and shows why certain teens develop addictions to danger-seeking thrills by leaping between rooftops, riding on top of fast-moving cars, and other outrageous pursuits. Dr. Frank Farley of Temple University-a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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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: In this provocative program, high school students offer a teen perspective on violence and its day-to-day impact at school, at home, and in the community. Opposed to the violence of which they have been a part, these young men and women speak their minds on topics including the causes of violent behavior, the effects of dysfunctional families, bullying and mob mentality, and the fear of being...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Educator Dan Meyer explores the way math is taught - although he's not sure it even is. In this TEDxNYED talk, Meyer asserts that today's math curriculum leads students to expect and become habituated to paint-by-numbers class work, robbing them of a skill more important than solving problems - formulating them. Meyer demonstrates classroom-tested exercises that prompt students to stop, think,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: In part one of this program, Hedrick Smith reports on how the Alliance of Concerned Men stopped a youth gang war in Benning Terrace, a public housing project in the nation's capital that had become a war zone. Alliance members Tyrone Parker and Rico Rush, former felons with new lives and a new mission, negotiate a truce with the rival gangs that ends the killing and brings hope and new...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Violent school incidents have become a frightening American reality. This program helps teachers and staff understand their responsibilities during such situations, and provides guidelines for top-level administrators who implement crisis management training. With sensitive, realistic dramatizations of the proper responses to specific dangers-including a bomb threat, a school shooting, and a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: In the U.S., an estimated 1.6 million students in grades six through ten are bullied one or more times per week-and as many as 150,000 victims cut classes each day just to avoid it. In this program, Dr. James Shaw, author of Jack and Jill: Why They Kill, explains how to confront and counter bullying in the nation's schools. Candid interviews with bullied students including Evan Ramsey,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Lost backpacks, unfinished homework, missed carpools.disorganization isn't just annoying-it can seriously jeopardize a student's future. This video teaches young people the value of personal management skills, and provides tips and strategies for getting organized in several key areas: living space, school materials, study time, extracurricular activities, and social life. Dramatizing...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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