Kalamazoo CAN Video Library Catalog

 

 

 

 

To review or search our video catalog, follow these simple steps:

 

 

1. From the menu at the top of your screen, select Edit > Find to search for

a particular title or topic. For example, you could search for the word "Parenting."

 

 

2. If you'd prefer, you may also scroll down through the entire directory to see

what's available.

 

 

 

3. When you find a title you like, jot down the Video Library Number

(e.g. "CAN 37") and the video's title.

 

 

4. If you'd like to borrow a video, please call our office at (269) 552-4430 to see

if that item is available. Videos may be picked up at the Kalamazoo CAN office

from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday. Call ahead to arrange a pickup time.

 

 

Note: A $10 refundable deposit is required at the time of checkout. Most videos

are due back within two weeks. Questions? Call our office at (269) 552-4430.

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "A"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 1 -

Title

Abuse

Length

Length: 20 min

Audience

Audience: Young teens, Preteen boys or College

Description

Video addresses physical, emotional and sexual abuse and neglect through one victim telling his story

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 85 -

Title

Abusive Relationships: Crossing The Line

Length

14 min

Audience

Teens

Description

Video tells the story of an increasingly abusive relationship between two teenagers, named Gina and Paul. Kids in similar domestic violence situations will learn how to get help and move on through courage, friendship, and awareness, combined with educational information.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 2 -

Title

Adolescence

Length

Length: 30 min

Audience

Audience: Parents of Adolescents Video from the "Practical Parenting" series offers parenting tips for parents of adolescents. Video is very good and realistic.

Description

Video from the "Practical Parenting" series offers parenting tips for parents of adolescents. Video is very good and realistic.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 3 -

Title

After McMartin: Who Walks Point?

Length

55 min

Audience

Preschool - 2nd Grade Video

Description

Video is a roundtable discussion / questions by leaders and workers in the field, the judiciary and the media in response to the McMartin Preschool decision which ended 1/18/90 with 52 of 60 counts of children molestation acquitted against Peggy McMartin Buckley and her son, Ray Buckley.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 86 -

Title

All About Me: Safety is Great!

Length

13 min

Audience

Preschool Providers & Parents

Description

Video is broken into different segments that talk about how to keep children safe. The messages are given in a variety of forms through puppets, cartoons, real children and parents. The segments talk about how to deal 911, the use of a "code word" with your family. good touch/bad touch, "Play It Safe" song, "What If?" game, and how to answer the phone when you are alone.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 72 -

Title

An Invitation to Stand For Children

Length

10 min

Audience

General

Description

In this video leadership speakers of all kinds come together in the struggle to get people to stand on June 1, 1996 to help raise healthy, moral, and strong children. If you feel children need a loving environment, with less crime and hardship, please stand for children at the Lincoln Memorial to make a commitment to put our children first.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 4 -

Title

Art of Communication, The

Length

30 min

Audience

Parents and Professionals

Description

Video is narrated by Dick VanPatten, TV actor, and stresses the importance of communication as a definite parenting skill and emphasizes that "parenting problems" are often the result of failure to communicate between parent and child. Parents need to initiate the bridge to communication. Features the following concepts to communicate effectively with your child: 1) positive support, 2) descriptive praise, 3) constructive teaching, 4) supportive listening. Concepts are role-played using common family problems. Reviews deterrents of good communication within a family, i.e., identifying ownership of problem and putting off children because of everyday pressure.

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "B"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 63 -

Title

B-93 Roofsit, 1997

Length

9 min

Audience

Audience: General

Description

Fundraising activity to prevent child abuse.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 73 -

Title

Baby Think It Over

Length

8 min 25 sec

Audience

Students

Description

Video, discussion guide For is with students in conjunction with Baby Think It Over # 64. For generation 4 doll (copies)

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 64B -

Title

Baby Think It Over (For Generation 4)

Length

 

Audience

Audience: Young people, teens, students/teachers

Description

Part 1: Some Decisions Last a Lifetime 13" Part 2: Operating Instructions 10" (2 copies)

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 64 -

Title

Baby Think It Over (For G 4)

Length

10"

Audience

Young people, teens, students/teachers

Description

Infant Stimulator for the Baby Think It Over dolls. (4 copies)

 

 

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 73B -

Title

Baby Think It Over (For Generation 5)

Length

 

Audience

Young people, teens, students/teachers

Description

Part 1: Some Decisions Last a Lifetime 13", Part 2: Operating Instructions 15"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 66 -

Title

Bad Dads

Length

44 min 32 sec

Audience

Fathers and General Public

Description

Video is emotionally charged documentary, which focuses on an unusual parenting program at a federal penitentiary. Unlike most fathers, these "bad dads" are serving time selling drug, but surprisingly, the mistakes they made with their children are similar to those made by millions of fathers everywhere. Bad Dads is a powerful and startling expose' of the indelible impact a father has on his children. It is unflinching in its coverage of the confrontation between prison inmates, who candidly admit to being "bad dads", and at-risk teenagers who have been abandoned, abused, and neglected by their own fathers.

 

 

Video Library Number

CAN 87

Title

Because I Remember Terror, Father,              I Remember You

Length

42 min

Audience

Teachers, professionals, parents, and other adults

Description

Video is presentation by author, and victim of incest by her father from age 4 to 18, Susan William Silverman. She discusses different passages from her book describing her experiences and how they shaped her entire life. She talks about how it took a long time for her to begin to identify, speak, or even understand incest, and this private world that had been created by her father. She addresses child abuse as human right issue and stresses and encourages it to become known as this. This video is a gut-wrenching testimonial to a horrifying crime. It also includes information how to help people identify the different types of child abuse, and advice on what concerned people should do in order to help an abused child.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 97 -

Title

Begin With Love

Length

30 min

Audience

New Parents

Description

Video hosted by Oprah Winfrey stresses the importance of a parent's relationship with their child in the first three months of life. The video highlights five guidelines to help new parents provide a responsive and enriching environment for their baby. Also featuring Dr. Kyle Pruett, a group of new parents, and the world debut of Raffi's song "Blessed Me", "Begin With Love".

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 69 -

Title

Birth To Three

Length

30 min

Audience

Anyone who is around children

Description

This video provides fast-paced information about stress busters. The video gives you five basic tips on how to control stress, rather than take your frustration out of your baby. The video talks about (A) three deep breaths, (B) step back, (C) add humor, (D) get moving, and (F) recap. It is a great video for any working parent to watch.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 37 -

Title

Bless Our Children Preventing Child Abuse

Length

40 min

Audience

Clergy, lay leaders & religious educators

Description

 Video and study guide package designed to offer encouragement and support to individuals in religious communities who are exploring the possibility of implementing a child sexual abuse prevention personal safety program that teaches children how to respond to difficult or confusing situations using the lessons of scripture. The study guide uses the terms child abuse prevention program and person safety program synonymously. See (CAN 58) video "Hear Their Cries...Religious Responses to Child Abuse" to be shown prior to this video.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 31 -

Title

Break The Silence...Kids Against Child Abuse

Length

28 min 54 sec

Audience

Kids and Parents

Description

Video is a follow-up to Arnold Shapiro's internationally acclaimed documentary, "Shared Silence: Exposing and Ending Child Abuse" (CAN 80) which was hosted by Oprah Winfrey. Jane Seymour hosts "Break the Silence" with the help of animation, four young child abuse survivors tell what happened to them and how they got help. The video provides practical information on what kids and their parents can do to stop and prevent child abuse, and delivers a clear and simple message: "For child abuse to stop, you have to tell an adult you trust." (2 copies)

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "C"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 28 -

Title

C.T.F Documentary

Length

15 & 18 min

Audience

 General

Description

Long and short versions of a Children's Trust Fund documentary.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 84 -

Title

Can We Talk?

Length

Length: 10 min

Audience

Audience: Families & Educators with children 4th to 8th grade

Description

 

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 48 -

Title

Catch' Em Being Good! Happier Kids, Happier Parents Though Effective Praise

Length

Length: 10 min

Audience

Audience: Parents

Description

 

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 47 -

Title

Change For The Better, A-Teaching Correct Behavior

Length

 11 min

Audience

Parents of Preteens

Description

Video discusses a method of changing a child's behavior and demonstrates with two vignettes. This method is called 'corrective teaching" and involves a four-step process: 1) STOP problem behavior, 2) deliver CONSEQUENCE, 3) TEACH alternative behavior, 4) Practice Alternative behavior. This method has proven very successful at Boys Town. It can and does work if you keep your goals and expectations realistic. There is an accompanying study guide.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 81 -

Title

Characteristics of Successful Adoptive Families

Length

22 min

Audience

Adoptive Parents

Description

This documentary-style videotape features families and professionals who discuss, describe and demonstrate "what it takes" to successfully parent a child with special needs.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 9 -

Title

Child Abuse: A Global Crisis

Length

28 min

Audience

General

Description

Video presents opinions of worldwide experts of different types of child abuse and establishes child abuse as a global problem, knowing no sociological boundaries. Provides overview of child abuse: what it is, magnitude of problem, why it exist, and what each person can do about it. Establishes the significance of the problem in the U.S and then proceeds with historical view of child disciplinary habits starting with the Greeks and Romans and proceeds through the Industrial Revolution. Various perspectives from authorities around the world establish how pervasive problem of child abuse is. Concludes with experts' perspectives on the causes and way to prevent abuse.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 8 -

Title

Child Abuse: Breaking the Cycle

Length

45 min

Audience

Adults, High School Kids & Parents

Description

Video is divided into three stories focusing on: 1) physical abuse, 2) emotional abuse, 3) sexual abuse. Covers the basic definitions, effects and reasons for abuse situations and focuses on prevention response. The first story introduces a Parent's Anonymous group who is used in all three stories to demonstrate preventive and abuse response issues. Flashback technique is used to illustrate the actual abuse. Teacher's guide provides scripts, questions for discussion and suggested activities.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 32 -

Title

Child Abuse: It Shouldn't Hurt To Be a Kid

Length

29 min

Audience

All mandated child abuse reporters

Description

John Houseman and Ricky Schroeder narrate this unique training film beneficial for educators, health care personnel, law enforcement, daycare providers, and social service employees. It informs reporters of their legal obligations and offers other insights into recognizing and reporting suspected child abuse.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 82 -

Title

Child Abuse and Neglect:

Length

For Caregivers

Audience

Length: 24 min

Description

Audience: Caregivers

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 83 -

Title

Child Abuse and Neglect: For Parents

Length

18 min

Audience

Parents

Description

he video uses modern images and effects to keep the viewers attention while informing them about child abuse and neglect. it aims to raise the awareness of parents as the primary protectors and caregivers of their children. The video addresses questions such as: What is considered abuse? What causes a person to act this way with the child they love? What can they do to change their behavior?

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 10 -

Title

Child Abuse Prevention

Length

10 min

Audience

Adults

Description

Video explains the purpose of M.C.P.C.A. (Michigan Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse) as an organization developed from the National Committee for the Prevention of Child Abuse in 1978. Video gives statistics and reasons for prevention of child abuse and neglect, mainly untreated victims become abusers.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 96 -

Title

Child Abuse Public Service Announcement

Length

30 sec

Audience

General

Description

Video is public service announcement about child abuse.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 24 -

Title

Child Abuse Today

Length

45 min

Audience

Professionals

Description

Video particularly deals with identification of child abuse and neglect. It is hard-hitting, direct information. Includes photographs that tell the truth about child abuse and molestation - shocking, but not overwhelming.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 34 -

Title

Child Abuse Wound Identification

Length

35 min

Audience

Medical, CPS, Court Personnel and Teachers

Description

Protective Service agencies need this vital information. Colleges can use video in classroom to educate teachers, nurses, social workers, youth leaders, counselors, and law enforcement officers.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 27 -

Title

Child Abuse/Trad.

Length

30 sec.

Audience

General

Description

WWMT- Channel 3 Production

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 11 -

Title

Child Management

Length

30 min

Audience

 Professionals

Description

Video for professionals in use with parents lacking discipline knowledge or parents with ineffective discipline. If video is used as an instrumental tool, show in segments with follow-up discussion. Suggested segments are: 1) why and how to change a child's behavior and to use positive rewards/enforces for shaping a child's behavior, 2) the token system for shaping a child's behavior, 3)the ABC model for understanding the underlying causes of a child's behavior, and 5) the techniques of extinction and time out of shaping a child's behavior. Video is full of information and technique for practical parenting and would serve well as an introduction to parenting techniques for disciplining children. However, parents unfamiliar with techniques could be overwhelmed by information, using parts of information or not applying it consistently. Recommended viewing with someone knowledgeable on techniques who stresses importance of consistency in the techniques.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 58 -

Title

Childhood Lost

Length

28 min

Audience

General

Description

 

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 38 -

Title

Children's Trust Fund

Length

Length: 60 min

Audience

Audience: General

Description

This video recreates in pictures and words various incidents of child abuse. You will hear from adults who describe what it was like to be an abused child and how they struggle to overcome their dysfunctional past. Whether the abuse was physical, emotional, or sexual, the adults interviewed agree that they will carry the memories of abuse with them for the rest of their lives. You will hear from experts in law enforcement and social services who describe situations of child abuse and offer solutions to communities and individuals who must take action to end this national tragedy of child abuse.

 

16-Jan-91

Video Library Number

- CAN 12 -

Title

Come in From the Storm

Length

10 and 18 min

Audience

Adolescents (Elementary, Middle, and High School)

Description

Part I China Doll- 10 min, Part II The Diary, and Part III The Necklace- 18 min. Videos presented in a three-part program to be used by professionals (teacher, counselor, social worker, etc.) working with kids. Could be used for parent groups. Program has an instructional guide, which gives a synopsis of each story, objectives that might be accomplished, and suggestions for discussion afterwards. (Guide is an actual lesson plan). Program addresses the issues of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse. Two videos use very popular/familiar child stars, Emanuel Lewis of TV's "Webster" and Tiffany Brissette of TV's "Small Wonder". Both elementary and middle-school aged children would be able to relate or at least would be attentive to the presentation of characters recommendations. Program be viewed in three days, allowing 30-40 minutes for discussion to follow video.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 39 -

Title

Common Sense Parenting Trainer's Kit

Length

55 min 2-9"

Audience

Parents & Parent-serving organizations

Description

This is a 6-session parenting course packet emphasizing parents as teachers and not as disciplinarians. This course packet contains illustrative videos that coincide with the trainer's manual for use in each two-hour class. The packet contains: a) trainer's manual, b) a copy of the parent manual (workbook), c) two videos, d) certificates of course completion, e) 3x5 cards for parents as token reminders of course content. The videos represent culturally diverse parents and a child of the 1990's who role play a wide range of childhood and teenage parenting issues. The first video is a series of testimonials by previous course participants of what they have gained from the course and acts as a preview of the course in general. The second video is a series of vignettes and role-plays, captioned for enhanced learning, that illustrate the course content. The course content areas include 1) the use of effective praise, 2) models of preventive teaching an! d corrective teaching and 3) illustration for teaching self control methods for both parent and child and a structured follow-up teaching method to reinforce learning.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 74 -

Title

Creating Kinship: Redefining the Adoptive Family

Length

23 min

Audience

Adoptive Parents

Description

This video adds much to an understanding of how adoption is creating new meaning for kinship.

 

 

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 29 & CAN 30 -

Title

Crying...What Can I Do?

Length

7 min

Audience

General- English or Spanish

Description

Video provides an authoritative but basic discussion about the dangers of shaking babies and shows various strategies for coping with crying infants. It is recommended for showing on close circuit TV in maternity units and pediatricians' offices, in Lamaze classes, parent support groups, baby-sitter education courses, daycare training, schools and in any other way that reaches the general public.

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "D"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 35 -

Title

Day Care Staff Training

Length

45 min

Audience

All mandated child abuse reporters

Description

Value of this video depends on the value you place on a child's life. Reporting suspected child abuse and molestation is NOT THE LAW in all 50 states, but the beginning point to save children from abuse and molestation. Owners and directors of daycare centers will find this one of the best value they have viewed. This video will help each employee not just to meet the reporting requirements, but to have a good understanding of what is and what isn't child abuse and molestation. The owner/director will have a great training program, a complete documentation program, a filing system, and even a certificate of training for each employee.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 76, CAN 43 -

Title

Dedicated Not Deadbeat

Length

56 min

Audience

Male parents

Description

This video looks at fathers in Baltimore and Boston who are finding community support in trying to be good fathers.

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "E"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 91 -

Title

Elijah's Story

Length

28 min

Audience

Parents and Caregivers

Description

This video tells the story of a 16-month-old baby, who was shaken to death by biological father because he got irritated by the baby's crying. The video shows real footage of the child's young life with interviews from his mother, father, and grandparents. This video aims to educate all viewers about the dangerous and deathly effects of shaking a baby.

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "F"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 75 -

Title

Fatherhood USA, The Fatherhood Workshop

Length

56 min

Audience

Male parents

Description

This video is an overview of the Fatherhood USA workshop. It stresses the importance of fathers.

 

 

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 65 -

Title

First Years Last Forever

Length

Length: 28 min 55 sec

Audience

Audience: New Parents and Caregivers

Description

Parenting tips for new parents and caregivers

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 41 -

Title

Foster Care Series: Effective Praise, Teaching Interaction/ F. P. Communication

Length

15 min

Audience

Foster Parents

Description

This video uses actors to discuss issues that foster parents may encounter with children who have been sexually abused. It focuses on examples of how to reinforce appropriate behavior through effective praise, teaching appropriate relationships, through teaching interaction and appropriate communication.

 

 

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 42 -

Title

Foster Care Series: Interview on Adolescent Suicide

Length

47 min

Audience

Foster Parents & Mental Health Providers

Description

An excellent video presentation in interview format, discussing suicidal concerns with at-risk adolescents in the foster care setting. Dr. Daniel Daly describes risk factors for suicide and adolescent depression. Throughout the tape, important information is close captioned for increased clarity and additional learning retention. A very clear distinction is made between the concepts of suicidal ideation, suicidal threat and suicidal attempt. In addition, strategies are provided for foster care parents to address concerns about suicide with adolescent and practical advice about what to share with other children and friends if an attempt occurs and hospitalization is required. Finally, guidelines are provided by Dr. Daly to approach for families with an adolescent at risk for suicide.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 43 -

Title

Foster Care Series: Interview on Chemical Dependency

Length

18 min

Audience

Foster Care Parents

Description

Video presentation is in interview format discussing issues of chemical dependency among adolescents. The interview defines a brief overview of the changing pattern of drug use and abuse among adolescents. Current trends of alcohol and other drug use are contrasted with patterns of the past 20-30 years. Specific attention is given to the increased potency of many drugs, especially marijuana, and the increased difficulties experienced from patterned use. There is a discussion of different treatment programs and the criteria for admission to such programs. Most importantly, a review of self- medicating patterns used by undiagnosed depressed adolescents and some methods of identifying foster care adolescents at risk for depression.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 40 -

Title

Foster Care Series: Interview with a Foster Parent

Length

45 min

Audience

Foster Parents & Caseworkers

Description

Video was created as a tool for training foster parents to care for sexually abused children. The video is an interview with a foster parent who has an intensive history caring for children who have been sexually abused. Many topics are discussed throughout the course of the interview. The foster parent, who has cared for 20 children, talks about her related experiences, such as marital difficulties, clues to behavior problems, and issues surrounding interaction with the biological parents. The foster parent stresses that she is doing much more that just basic care for the children she feels that it is her role as an effective foster parent to become part of the treatment plan.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 44 -

Title

Foster Care Series: Pre-Placement Interview

Length

38 min

Audience

Foster Care Parents

Description

A meeting between a caseworker placing a sexually abused child and a foster parent is shown, displaying the kinds of information that should be covered.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 45 -

Title

Foster Care Series: Psychological Symptoms of the Sexually Abused Child

Length

41 min

Audience

Foster Care Parents

Description

Video presented in interview style with Dr. Paul Fine, Child Psychiatrist. It focuses on managing and understanding the life experience of sexually and physically abused children living in foster care families. There is emphasis on using the foster care a proving corrective experience for these children and being a dynamic part of the team in restoring maximum health to injured children. Dr. Fine defines the following behaviors as among sexually injured children: a) withdrawn behavior, b) protesting behavior, c) pseudo-mature behavior, and d) manipulative patterns. A description of overwhelming life stress and its impact on the physiologic system is covered which results in a paradoxical behavior pattern of first withdrawn/ then agitated behavior that creates adjustment difficulties in many life arenas. Dr. Fine also describes some of the pathology often seen in these children.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 46 -

Title

Foster Care Series: Special Children, Special Risks / Abuse of Handicapped Child

Length

18 min

Audience

Foster Care Parents

Description

Interview with Dr. Trish Sullivan, Director of the Boys Town National Institute, about the behaviors and concerns specific to handicapped individuals who are sexually abused. The video is an introductory level presentation that is targeted for individuals who are foster parents of children with handicapping conditions. Explanation is provided as to why these children are more vulnerable to abuse and establishes tips for setting realistic goals for working with children with handicaps if they have experienced abuse. The video is lacking in specific details and should be considered informative on an introductory level.

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "G"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 13 -

Title

Gateway

Length

9 min

Audience

Audience: General

Description

Video describes the various chemical dependency treatment programs offered by Gateway to individuals who are considering entering treatment. It is helpful to family and friends of the patient.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 88 -

Title

Ghosts from The Nursery

Length

1 hr 21 min

Audience

Parents & Professionals

Description

Video displays the author of "Ghosts From The Nursery", Robin Karr Morse who discusses the issue: child violence, its roots, and the grave importance of brain development. She lists patterns in families, exposure to the Internet, TV, and video games as different roots of violence. She in addition discusses school shootings and different instances of violent histories. She stresses the importance of the development of the brain, and how it can be over and under stimulated. Finally, she emphasizes the importance of education about violence for everyone.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 98 -

Title

Grand Parenting: Enriching Lives

Length

 30 min

Audience

Grandparents

Description

Video hosted by Maya Angelou is considered to be an essential guide for today's grand parents. Featuring real-life grandparents, the video focuses on: the profound effects grandparents can have on the lives of their grandchildren: provides ideas for staying connected even when far away: depicts various grand parenting roles: and offers suggestions and encouragement that will benefit the entire family.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 80 -

Title

Great Expectations: The Case for Post-Adoptive Services

Length

26 min

Audience

Adoptive Families

Description

An account of what happens when parents are not provided with post-adoption services, and what happens when these services are provided in time.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 36 -

Title

Hear Their Cries: Religious Responses to Child Abuse

Length

48 min 10 sec

Audience

Parents

Description

Video includes clergy and lay leaders interested in implementing a personal safety curriculum to help prevent child abuse. Show video followed by "Blessed Our Children" (CAN 37). Video educates people about all the forms of child abuse via interviews with adults who experienced it.

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "H"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 49 -

Title

Homework? I'll Do It Later

Length

16 min

Audience

Parents

Description

This video is excellent for role modeling what parents should do with a child to establish effective behaviors for complementing homework. In it, a couple demonstrates how to interact with a teenager with setting and enforcing expectations focused on the completion of schoolwork. It details specific steps to be taken with regard to interacting with teachers and how to prepare and actually study. The promise of the approach used is based upon the following five steps: 1) using effective praise to encourage cooperation, 2) delineating what is actually expected, 3) demonstrating expected behavior, 4) not becoming angry during the process, and 5) the use of family meetings.

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "I"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 68 -

Title

I am Your Child. Quality Child Care: Making Right Choice/You & Your Child

Length

26 min

Audience

Parents

Description

Information on why quality child-care is important for healthy development, what to look for, questions to ask the caregiver and yourself, and what you need to communicate to your caregiver.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 50 -

Title

I Can't Decide! What Should I Do?

Length

15 min

Audience

Parents of Pre-teens and Teens

Description

Through dramatization this video demonstrates a method of assisting young people to sort through problems and reach a well thought-out solution. The method is called "The S.O.D.A.S." which is acronym for "Situation, Options, Disadvantages, Advantages and Solutions." This process is clearly discussed in the first fifteen minutes and it give parents a way to improve the decision making in their teenager's life.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 51 -

Title

I'm Not Everybody! Helping Your Child Stand Up to Peer Pressure

Length

12 min

Audience

Parents

Description

Video offers practical, how-to advice parents with children struggling through the often difficult , preadolescent and teenage years. The video offers ways parents can help children prepare for and deal with pressure from friends. Parents who implement these suggestions will find their boy or girl less likely to " go along with the crowd" for approval. Viewer's guide included.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 52 -

Title

It's Great To Be Me! Increasing Your Child Self Esteem

Length

10 min

Audience

Parents

Description

This short video focuses on increasing self-esteem in children. It offers suggestions and tools for parents on how to help their children feel more confident about themselves. Tools include; 1) feeling successful - set specific, realistic goals, 2) feeling important and loved - praising children, and 3) feeling confident - teach them to solve their own problems.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 62 -

Title

It's Not O.K. Let's Talk About Domestic Violence

Length

10 min

Audience

Professionals working with children who witness domestic violence

Description

This video, hosted by Fred Savage discusses domestic violence and how it affects the family unit and the children. It includes testimonies from Earl, Jessica, and Charlene, children talking about the domestic violence that they experienced in their own homes. The video stresses anger management, and talking about feelings and emotions as an alternative to fighting. For things for a child to do in case of domestic violence were 1) don't get in the middle of a fight, 2) call 911 for help, 3) try not to get trapped, and 40 get to a safe place. It also discusses the scary aspect for children of going to court, but its great importance in helping a family try to overcome domestic violence.

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "J"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 77 -

Title

Juggling Family & Work

Length

56 min

Audience

Male Parents

Description

This video focuses on three men, in intact families, who confront the daily dilemma of being a dad and handling the pressures of a workplace that isn't always "father-friendly".

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "K"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 14 -

Title

Keeping Promises: Healthy Babies, Healthy Mothers

Length

 8 min

Audience

Teens7 Adults

Description

Video explains how the use of drugs and alcohol during pregnancy affect the baby.

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "N"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 53 -

Title

Negotiating Within The Family! You and Your Child Can Both Get What You Want

Length

14 min

Audience

Parents

Description

This video assists parents with helping their children reach a personal goal, and with encouraging their children with changing a persistent problem. The video explores how to make a written agreement between the parent and the child including setting goals and consequences for achieving or not achieving the goal. The video models how to successfully negotiate the written agreement.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 92 -

Title

Never Shake a Baby

Length

18 min

Audience

Parents & Caregivers

Description

This video aims to help parents and Caregivers with the stresses that come with caring for an infant. It includes testimonials from different parents about the frustrations that they have had with crying infants and it explores options for coping with these frustrations.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 54 -

Title

No, I Won't! And You Can't Make Me

Length

13 min

Audience

Audience: Parents

Description

Children/teens will test rules to determine if parents are intending to enforce the rule. This video stresses the importance of having specific expectations and family rules for children's/teen's behavior. A plan doe discussing the family rules is modeled on the video. An example of how a parent handles a situation in which a child/teen refuses to follow a family rule is modeled, as well as setting consequences for following or breaking rules.

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "N"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 16 -

Title

Out of The Trap

Length

Length: 40 min

Audience

Audience: Children age 12 & up, Adults

Description

Video is a sexual abuse prevention play discussion performed by the Bridgework Theater.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 95 -

Title

Oprah Winfrey

Length

Interview with Dave Peltzer

Audience

Length: 60 min

Description

Audience: Parents and Child Caregivers

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "P"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 59 -

Title

Parent Talk

Length

Length: 30 min

Audience

Audience: Parents

Description

 

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 17 -

Title

Parenting Preschoolers

Length

Length: 30 min

Audience

Audience: Parents & Professionals

Description

 

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 26 -

Title

Parenting Skit - 1993

Length

Length: min

Audience

Audience: General

Description

 

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 93 -

Title

Portrait of Promise

Length

Length: min

Audience

Audience: Parents and Caregivers

Description

 

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 60 -

Title

Prayer for Children, A

Length

Length: 2 min 48 sec

Audience

Audience: General & Religious

Description

 

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 18 -

Title

Prevention Curriculum

Length

Length: 28 min

Audience

Audience: Educators

Description

 

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 94 -

Title

Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome: A Program Guide For Professionals

Length

Length: 20 min

Audience

Audience: Teachers and Professionals

Description

 

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "Q"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 6 -

Title

Quality Child Care: Making the Right Choice for You & Your Child

Length

Length: 26 min

Audience

Audience: Parents

Description

Advice on selecting child care.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "R"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 89A -

Title

Recognizing Child Abuse: Reporting Rights and Responsibilities

Length

2hr 45 min

Audience

Audience: All mandated child abuse reporters

Description

Instructions for mandated reporters.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 89B -

Title

Recognizing Child Abuse: Is It Physial Abuse?

Length

2hr 45 min

Audience

Audience: All mandated child abuse reporters

Description

Understanding the warning signs.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 89C -

Title

Recognizing Child Abuse: Is it Sexual Abuse?

Length

2 hr 45 min

Audience

Audience: All mandated child abuse reporters

Description

Understanding the warning signs.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 89D -

Title

Recognizing Child Abuse: Is It Physical Neglect?

Length

2 hr 45 min

Audience

Audience: All mandated child abuse reporters

Description

Understanding the warning signs.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 89E -

Title

Recognizing Child Abuse: Is It Psychological Maltreatment? - May 17, 2001

Length

2 hr 45 min

Audience

All mandated child abuse reporters

Description

This program will define psychological maltreatment and provide guidelines for reporting emotional abuse and neglect (including the two-level approach to reporting emotional maltreatment and the diagnostic significance of the failure to treat a child's psychological problems), improper ethical guidance, and educational neglect.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 89F -

Title

Recognizing Child Abuse: Is It a Reportable Parental Disability? - June 21, 2001

Length

2hr 45 min

Audience

All mandated child abuse reporters

Description

This program will define the severe mental disabilities of parents that are reportable, including severe mental illness, severe mental retardation, and alcohol and drug abuse, and will sensitize participants to the diagnostic significance of a parent's inability to care for a newborn.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 89G -

Title

Recognizing Child Abuse: Overview

Length

2 hr 45 min

Audience

All Mandated child abuse reporters

Description

Overview of the warning signs.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 71 -

Title

Remember the Children

Length

10 min

Audience

 Parents, General & Children

Description

This unique video teaches its lesson through songs, created by famous artists. This video is enriching and gives you a sense of warmth. The concept is that the words and ideas can be powerful in music, setting a clear, comfortable atmosphere for the relationships between parents and child.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 70 -

Title

Respite

Length

14 min

Audience

Parents and families caring for loved ones

Description

This video provides fast-paced information about the Respite care program. Through interviews the video shows just how much Respite can help. It also shows families in desperate situations where a community based efforts and with the Respite program relief can be found for the family.

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "S"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 20 -

Title

Scared Silent: Exposing and Ending Child Abuse

Length

49 min 41 sec

Audience

Adults & Teens

Description

Video hosted by Oprah Winfrey with very graphic language of sexual, physical, and emotional abuse as related by several victims and their perpetrators. A very emotional and powerful message on the damaging effects of abuse on the lives of families.

 

Copy 1: 1996

 

Copy 2: 1998 revised

 

 

Video Library Number

CAN 56

Title

Setting Your Child Up For Success! Anticipating and Preventing Problems

Length

12 min

Audience

Parents

Description

This short video focuses on the concept of Prevention teaching and the following six steps: 1) describe what you would like- expectations, 2) give a reason- explanation that relates to the child's life, 3) get a response - make sure your child understands, 4) practice- role play, 5) tell the child how they did - give feedback, and 6) encourage future use - try to practice before actual event.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 61 -

Title

Shaken Baby Syndrome

Length

10 min

Audience

Medical Personnel & Possibly Parents

Description

Doctor speaks on Shaken Infant Syndrome.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 19 -

Title

Shaking, Hitting, Spanking: What to Do Instead (Family Dev. Resource)

Length

30 min

Audience

Parents

Description

Video presented b y Family Nurturing center with Dr. Stephen Bavolek on alternatives to corporal punishment. Offers four parent/child interactions that often lead to shaking, hitting, or spanking as presented by: Part I - stressed-out single parent with crying baby at night, Part II - toddler spanked for exploring his environment, Part III - an oppositional 8 year old boy who refuses to come for dinner, Part IV - a father's impatience with his daughter's refusal to clean room. Video comes with a handbook and offers viewers opportunity to turn off video and brainstorm solutions on each parent/child problem and then offers alternative strategies and techniques.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 33 -

Title

Somebody Told

Length

23 min

Audience

Organization's Staff & Volunteer Training

Description

Video created to help protect organizations and their youth. Information presented will help develop a plan for dealing with incidents and accusations of child sexual abuse. It will raise awareness of staff and volunteers to understand the need for prevention through preparations and planning. There are measures you can take to protect children from harm and your organization from liability and loss of credibility.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 21 -

Title

Strong Kids, Safe Kids

Length

43 min

Audience

Parents

Description

Video hosted by Henry Winkler, stresses importance of sexual abuse prevention. Video talks to you and your kids one-on-one. The material is frank and to the point, but presented so entertainingly with music and humor that it's a delight for the whole family to watch together.

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "T"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 57 -

Title

Take Time To Be a Family

Length

13 min

Audience

Parents

Description

This short video talks about families and the communications issues that are faced today and the benefits of increasing positive communications. These include: saving time and teaching decision making skills and values. Overall, this will increase a child's self-esteem.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 67 -

Title

Ten Things Every Child Needs

Length

60 min

Audience

Parents and Caregivers

Description

One-hour documentary that explains out earliest interactions with children influence brain development.

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 79 -

Title

The Charge For Special Needs Adoption: Now and in the Future

Length

20 min

Audience

Special Needs Adoptions

Description

Judith K. McKenzie, executive Director of Spaulding for Children, explores the changing face of special needs adoption in terms of demographics, legislation, adoption practice, and the children and families themselves.

 

 

 

 

Videos: Titles Beginning with "Y"

 

 

Video Library Number

- CAN 55 -

Title

You Want Me to Help With Housework? No Way!

Length

14 min

Audience

Parents

Description

This video discusses how a family can work together to share household tasks. The steps of teaching household skills to young people are described in detail and modeled step by step throughout the video.