5 vols. Includes "Caregivers : a handbook for family caregivers" by Shelly Happy, 1997 (142p). Features caregivers sharing the joys and sorrows of providing care. Topics include Alzheimers, isolation, respite care and stress.
Flipping the world is a half-hour film inspired by Through a blue lens, and was created for a younger audience. Seven Vancouver high school students investigate drug addiction as they talk to police officers and watch video clips from Through a blue lens. The teens also talk to recovered addicts and people still struggling with a drug habit. The culturally diverse group of teenagers voice a range of opinions about addiction that evolve as they learn more about the tragedy of drug abuse. A user' guide is printed on the videojacket.
Summary: "An interactive package for therapists and other professionals to use when working with sexually abused children. This animated film is meant to help abused children ages 6 to 12 who have already disclosed abuse. The film is designed to acknowledge and validate their feelings, and to move them towards the future with a sense of hope and empowerment. The secondary audience - family members, foster parents, educators, counsellors, social workers, doctors, nurses, police and people train in these fields as well as the general public - will also find the film invaluable." - Jacket
Summary: "A drama about teen survivors of sexual abuse for teen survivors, adult survivors, families, professional development, public education and awareness." "We are drawn into their past through animated flashback sequences . . . encourages a sense of hope and empowerment as the teens struggle towards a better future." - Jacket