Excellent for parent groups / counsellors or anyone working with teens.In this exclusive, illustrated interview, Mary Pipher discusses the challenges facing today's teenagers, expecially girls, as well as the role of media and popular culture in shaping their identities. She offers concrete ideas for girls and boys, families, teachers, and schools to help girls free themselves from the toxic influences of today's media-saturated culture. It provides a dynamic discussion-starter for classes from high school through college, as well as for parents, teachers, youth, and civic groups.
Three key strengths - physical, mental and emotional - are important to a healthy self-esteem. This video follows teens as they participate in a special strength-building program of challenging activities and workshops. Advice on setting goals, coping with mistakes, negative thinking, bullying, choosing friends, dealing with emotions, problem-solving
Summary: This documentary follows incest victim Shirley Turcotte as she returns to the places and people of her childhood. She retraces her family's nightmare with the help of her mother, sister, and two brothers, all victims of physical or sexual abuse. She visits neighbors, her best friend, and the psychiatrist who treated her. The program reveals the deep psychic wounds inflicted on victims of incest and encourages them to break the silence as the first step to recovery