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: A documentary on "deinstitutionalization" of the mentally ill in the United States, including the problems of community mental health care and a look at three successful community alternatives that provide supportive after-care for discharged mental patients
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.
Discusses the most common causes of falls in the geriatric patient, as well as individualized assessment to identify the patient at risk. Explores a variety of effective interventions which can be used in caring for the patient at high risk of falling. Focuses on alternatives to physical and chemical restraints including environmental adaptations and reconditioning.