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|#15902/0773 ACTION CENTERED REALITY THERAPY (4 DVDs)|
In this workshop recorded live, Dr. Bob Wubbolding, EdD addresses clients with a wide range of diagnoses who often display an inability or unwillingness to deal with the reality of their situations, and choose ineffective or destructive methods of coping instead. Mental health and addictions professionals need skills that can be used as brief interventions, combining empathy with the belief that a better life is possible for clients. This program provides these skills and strategies as well as tools for helping clients move from helplessness to more effective control of their lives by gaining a sense of hope as well as plans for self-improvement. Dr. Wubbolding demonstrates his time-honored techniques and explains his WDEP system. The role-plays are included, along with the PowerPoint presentations for you to use and discuss with your clients
|#13410/0815 ADDICTION: A Biopsychosocial Model (3 Programs on one DVD) by Terence T. Gorski
This series of three programs presents the most recent research on addiction as a brain disease that causes personality problems and social dysfunction. MIND-ALTERING SUBSTANCES takes a hard look at alcohol and other drugs - what they are, how they work and why they can be dangerous. ADDICTIVE RISK FACTORS explains the physical, psychological, and social risk factors that set people up for abuse and addiction. SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND ADDICTION describes the symptoms of substance abuse and addiction.
|#12390/0635 ADDICTION: The HBO Series (14 Programs)|
Featuring valuable case studies and expert commentary, this all encompassing series offers a wide-ranging look at the science and the human face of addiction. Personal stories from drug users and their family members are combined with in-depth perspectives from leading psychologists, drug counselors, and other experts on substance abuse. Educators will find the series format - beginning with a comprehensive overview followed by 13 short documentaries - helpful for both group discussions and lectures.
|#9803/1420 ADDICTIONS: Chemical and Behavioral|
Addiction. The word has taken on a fairly generic meaning in everyday usage but actually has a pretty specific scientific and professional meaning. What is this pattern of behavior that can be applied to alcohol and other drugs, as well as problems like gambling and eating disorders?
|#12173/0635 ADDICTIVE PERSONALITY (THE)|
Does addiction have a genetic factor? Can any type of addiction be treated medically? What steps can family members take to help a loved one struggling with addiction? This program provides answers to several addiction-related questions, focusing on the complexities of the addictive personality.
|#13917/0795 ADOLESCENT DRUG ABUSE (Clinical Innovators)|
Aimed at counselors and therapists, this video guides viewers through new adolescent substance abuse treatment that has emerged from the shadows of adult treatment as a separate, clinically creative field of study where considerable scientific progress has been made in our knowledge about the causes and correlates of adolescent problems.
|#12226/0203 ALL BETS ARE OFF: Gambling Addiction|
Some play for fun, some hope to win a few dollars, but what starts as a game often leads to a devastating addiction. John Eades explains how he got hooked on gambling and the events that finally led to his recovery. *CC
|#11303/0795 APPLYING ASAM PLACEMENT CRITERIA (Clinical Innovators Series)|
The latest revision of the ASAM-PPC-2R manual takes on renewed importance with today's emphasis on evidence-based practice. In this DVD, David Mee-Lee presents a clear and concise overview of the latest ASAM criteria.
|#15900/0773 ART AND SCIENCE OF HEALING (THE) with Cardwell Nuckols, PhD|
Two double-blind studies give differing results. One shows that a certain therapeutic approach is extremely effective and the other shows the statistical equivalent to placebo. What is the difference? It is primarily related to the healing potential manifest by the clinicians. The question then becomes, can this ability be acquired? The answer is that this ability is already there and always has been there and always will be there. This course simply helps guide the participant back toward their healing essence. This self-enhancing experience is designed to assist the helping person intuitively further develop their art and science while enhancing their personal ability to help others heal.
|#14586/0157 ASSESSING ALCOHOL PROBLEMS USING MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING|
In this program, Dr. Linda Sobell demonstrates cognitive-behavioral motivational interviewing techniques for assessing a patient's alcohol use, and then she and Dr. Mark Sobell discuss this useful approach for working with individuals with substance use disorders.
|#14733/0867 BRAIN DEVELOPMENT AND ADDICTION|
Gabor Maté, M.D. provides a clear explanation of addiction and its crucial relationship to brain development in early childhood and associated environmental conditions. Dr. Maté describes why we seek such destructive ways to comfort ourselves and why is it so difficult to stop.
|#11535/1745 BRIEF THERAPY FOR ADDICTIONS SERIES (7 Programs)|
A seven part series featuring some of the greatest addiction and brief therapy experts of our time. See how leading addictions counselors use different tools and techniques in treating this challenging population. STAGES OF CHANGE FOR ADDICTIONS model with John C. Norcross 66 minutes MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING with William R. Miller 102 minutes COGNITIVE THERAPY with Bruce S. Liese 115 minutes INTEGRATING THERAPY WITH 12-STEP PROGRAMS with Joan Ellen Zweben 114 minutes HARM REDUCTION THERAPY FOR ADDICTIONS with Dr. G. Alan Marlatt 115 minutes COUPLES THERAPY FOR ADDICTIONS with Dr. Barbara S. McCrady 116 minutes REALITY THERAPY FOR ADDICTIONS with Robert Wubbolding, EdD 107 minutes
|#9576/0635 BROKEN CORD: Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris|
In this in-depth conversation, Bill Moyers investigates the very troublesome relationship between the Native American community, addictions and fetal alcohol syndrome.
|#9836/0705 CARVED FROM THE HEART and WORDS FROM THE HEART
One man loses his son to a cocaine overdose. Grieving, he decides to carve a totem pole and invites the town of Craig, Alaska to help. The project grows; it brings people of diverse backgrounds and ages together, acknowledging common problems of personal loss, intergenerational grief, substance abuse, suicide and violence and it promotes healing within the community. WORDS is intended to facilitate discussion of the life-altering issues raised in the multi award-winning CARVED. Features drawings and murals by youth, letters, poetry, interviews and ceremony to show how a story that started in one small town has become a catalyst for expression and community transformation.
What part can sports, teamwork, striving play in helping disenfranchised minorities to overcome the hurdles that stand in their way? This award winning documentary focuses on a Native American high school basketball team and their quest for state and national recognition.
|#6182/0635 CLOSE TO HOME SERIES (5 Programs) DVD
This comprehensive five part series on DVD from Bill Moyers studies different facets of addiction and recovery starting with pathology and genetics, through treatment, children and addiction, then into politics and the legal system.
|#14567/0157 COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL RELAPSE PREVENTION FOR ADDICTIONS
Dr. G. Alan Marlatt demonstrates his approach to working with clients dealing with addictions or compulsive habits such as substance abuse, gambling, or sexual addiction through Cognitive-behavioral relapse prevention.
|#15502/0803 COMPULSIVE GAMBLING ADDICTION AND RECOVERY: A New Approach|
This video series is for recovering compulsive gamblers, their family members, therapists, counselors, recovery center staff, and administration. Features Helen Palmer and addiction and recovery counselors Renee Siegel and Rick Benson with NINE EXEMPLARS that correspond to the treatment and recovery model known as the ENNEAGRAM. The Enneagram is a highly sophisticated system of nine personality profiles that are meant to help us know ourselves and others "as we/they are to themselves". Each type profile serves as a customized road map for on-going personal growth consistent with categories of modern psychological typology. The nine types are as follows: 1 - The Perfectionist 2 - The Giver 3 - The Performer 4 - The Romantic 5 - The Observer 6 - The Loyal Skeptic 7 - The Epicure 8 - The Protector 9 - The Mediator
|#10683/0145 COPING WITH AN ALCOHOLIC PARENT: Tips to Improve Family Life|
The focus here is on one Native American family's journey through the turmoil of a father's addiction to alcohol and gambling. How does a family cope? This dramatic program takes viewers into the family life of real people who have embarked on their long road to recovery from addiction, and it shares the intimate struggles of families dealing with this all too common disease.
|#10979/1410 COUNSELING AND THERAPY WITH NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS|
Teresa LaFromboise, Miami Nation and Stanford University, has become the best-known expert on counseling and treatment with Native American Indians. Important implications in this tape for Canadian Dene. Newly revised edition includes Leader Guide and subtitles.
|#5433/0635 DAVID WITH FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME - DVD
This video provides a study of a victim of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. It explores the unexpected and misunderstood symptoms of this affliction and provides insight to associated cognitive and behavioral problems that often lead into antisocial and criminal lifestyles.
|#6789/0685 DEADLY PERSUASION: The Advertising of Alcohol and Tobacco DVD
World famous advertising analyst Jean Kilbourne demonstrates that the big corporate peddlers of alcohol and tobacco products are still hard on the trail of new customers. They have a whole new arsenal of marketing schemes and they're still killing millions. Grades 7 to A
|#15898/0773 DISCOVERY TO RECOVERY: Science, Spirituality and 12-Step Facilitated Recovery|
Since 1935 over 200 research studies have provided evidence that millions have entered recovery utilizing 12-step programs. Over the past decades, a rigorous science of recovery has emerged. Some of this science comes from evidence based studies of the treatment of early life trauma in early recovery. The social sciences, spiritual disciplines (Christianity, Buddhism, etc.) and enhancement of health from meditation practices such as mindfulness merge seamlessly into the understanding of 12-Step facilitated recovery. Quantum physics and neuroscience, including scientific studies of spiritual states, neuroimaging of the brain, and studies of genetic influence on a person’s predisposition for addictive disorders also contribute. Completing the picture, research findings in neurobiology reveal how psychoactive drugs work within the brain to cause the many manifestations of addictive disorders.
|#14569/0157 DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE with Dr. William Richard Miller|
Drug and alcohol abuse are a common presenting problem in therapy, second only to depression, so it benefits therapists to have an approach ready for this issue. Dr. William Richard Miller demonstrates his approach to treating clients using motivational interviewing, a Rogerian technique designed to increase a client's sense that he or she is capable of handling the problems they confront.
|#12824/1745 ENCOUNTER GROUPS FOR ADDICTIONS (3 Programs)|
Institutional demands including increased paperwork and funding cuts have recently threatened the livelihood of encounter groups. In this series, Rod Mullen demonstrates how and why we need to keep the encounter group thriving. Illustrated with powerful and compelling vignettes from actual encounter groups, these videos explore how encounter groups have evolved, what we can do to improve groups and overcome pitfalls, and what the keys are to leading successful groups. *Detailed descriptions of each program are available on our website. Volume 1: EVOLUTION OF THE ENCOUNTER GROUP, 65 minutes Volume II: PITFALLS AND SOLUTIONS, 75 minutes Volume III: KEYS TO FOSTERING GROWTH, 75 minutes #12824/1745 Three programs 2009 $149.95 each or Series $349.95
|#15905/0773 EVIDENCE BASED TREATMENT OF CO-OCCURING DISORDERS: A Toolkit Approach (4 DVDs)|
This multi-disc presentation by Charles W. Nuckols gives clinicians the latest research on the interface between Substance-Related Disorders and other DSM-IV and expected changes in DSM-V entities. Participants can expect to learn how this research translates into actual work with clients. Empirically based psychotherapeutic and pharmacological interventions will be the focus of this skills training event. Case vignettes will be utilized to demonstrate application of clinical technique.
|#9536/0635 FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME and Other Drug Use During Pregnancy|
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Effects...Viewers get a very clear explanation of what effects alcohol and some other common drugs have on unborn babies. Physical, mental, psychological, emotional repercussions are all covered.
|#16241/0545 FIRST NATIONS: LINDSAY'S STORY|
Lindsay (Eekwol) grew up in the First Nations community. She experienced an unforgiving world of drugs, alcohol and violence within her family. As a child, she lived in fear while her parents and their friends had endless parties that often broke out in fights. As she grew up in this environment, she soon developed into an abuser of drugs and alcohol herself. Falling victim to blackouts and on one occasion she almost died one night lying unconscious on the highway. This seminal moment caused her devoted sister to give up on her - unless she changed her ways. For the first time in her life, she listened, and the path of being clean and sober led to becoming a successful solo female aboriginal hip hop artist.Grades 8 to 12
|#6240/1329 FITNESS AND THE FATHER|
The native peoples of the Canadian far north simply have to have been some of the naturally toughest and fittest the world has ever produced. Historically, their habitat and lifestyle dictated it. This video focuses on the recognition of this fact by a Catholic priest in the 1950s, and his efforts to use it to restore a measure of self-esteem that was being shattered.
|#7762/0200 GAMBLING (Seekers II)|
This program is from the new SEEKERS II Series for, by, and about aboriginal youth, their concerns, problems and potential. . This program explores different aspects of gambling in an attempt to answer why people take such risks. Grades 7 to 12
|#1190/0795 GAMBLING: It's Not About Money|
This video examines the growth of compulsive gambling, the treatment options available with consideration of recovery success ratios, and how gambling often becomes a 'cross addiction' for alcohol and drug addicts.
|#5431/1690 GETTING HIGH: Not in the Job Description|
Getting killed on the job by someone who's drunk or high, or having the job disappear because of substance abuse related incompetence are both to be avoided! This video explains the rights and responsibilities surrounding a drug free workplace.
|#15270/0795 GIFTS FROM THE SACRED CIRCLE: A Native Traditional Parenting Curriculum for Families Affected By Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (CD-ROM Toolkit)|
Grounded within traditional American Indian spiritual contexts, GIFTS FROM THE SACRED CIRCLE is an evidence-based program created specifically to serve Native children and families impacted by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (known as FASD). This unique program assists and strengthens families as they care for their FASD-affected children as well as themselves. *This package is not DVD-based bur rather a complete curriculum that includes a Facilitator's Guide, a Parent Resource Book, and a Toolkit CD-ROM of materials that help connect and extend the learning experiences into the home and community.
|#9152/2295 HEADS UP! A Self-Esteem Video|
The dramatizations in this video take place in a remote northern community on the Canada-Alaska border. Teen issues like body-image, peer pressure to drink, smoke, have sex, parent problems, school pressures are right at home here too. Grades 6 to 12
|#11028/1410 HEALING ROAD: The Native American Tradition|
Native Americans have suffered violence for centuries. This video helps address the issue of multicultural healing. Native American practitioners raise questions about the appropriateness of current theoretical approaches.
|#4448/0885 HEALTHY WORKLIFE (A)|
When young people leave school and go to work, they often find themselves not quite ready to be on their own for the first time and making their own choices. This program is aimed specifically at this significant portion of the population that can be at serious risk in terms of nutrition, emotions, substance abuse and smoking. The long-term implications for their mental and physical health as well as for their careers are stressed.
|#14313/0795 HOUSING FIRST: The Pathways Model to End Homelessness for People with Mental Illness and Addiction (DVD and Manual)
Research proves that the "Housing First" approach is more effective than traditional models at dramatically reducing homelessness among those with mental health and substance use disorders. The manual provides a solid foundation for introducing this evidence-based approach. The DVD illustrates the concepts presented in the manual, offering client success stories, helpful tips, and model teams in action.
|#14605/1076 HOW I STOPPED DRINKING: Four Stories Continued|
A follow-up to "What Made Me Stop Drinking", this program investigates how those same people - recovering alcoholics - actually managed to stop drinking. They took different routes and found their own sources of support. The central message of this program is that it is possible to stop and to rediscover life without alcohol. *CC Features Susan Diamond Potts - M.A., RCC - a clinical psychologist specializing in addiction treatment. "Addiction is cunning, baffling, and powerful. People have to have enough resources to support their recovery."
|#9223/2045 INTERACTIVE GROUP THERAPY IN ADDICTION: Interventions for Dynamic Groups|
Aimed at clinicians, therapists, trainers, supervisors/managers of group programs as well as general health professionals and students preparing to use group therapy as a treatment modality. This series provides an opportunity to observe the process and techniques of interactive group therapy for drug and alcohol dependent persons. The purpose is to facilitate understanding and sensitivity to group process across cultures and to demonstrate the most important function of a group leader - directing the focus of the group through interventions that promote dynamic interaction.*Includes 49-page guide.
|#14966/1410 INTRODUCTION TO STRUCTURED RELAPSE PREVENTION: An Integrative Approach to Working with Alcohol and other Drug Problems|
Structured Relapse Prevention (SRP) is a program of integrated counselling strategies that includes motivational Interviewing, cognitive-behavioural treatments, and a variety of coping skills strategies that are organized to meet clients’ different needs and treatment goals. Clients are met where they are in their current substance use, and autonomy for change remains with the client. This presentation is an introductory overview for Counsellors who wish to expand their skills repertoire for working with clients.Grades 9 to A
|#16132/0795 MEDICAL ASPECTS OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS|
How do alcohol and other drugs affect brain functions? And how can you communicate this complex information in a way that is easy to understand? This informative program has been updated with the latest information on brain science and addiction and meets DSM-5 compliance. Also features commentary by medical experts, Marvin D. Seppala M.D. and Joseph Lee M.D. Already a best-selling program that includes a Facilitator Guide that provides step-by-step instructions on how to deliver a 60-minute client group session that is both engaging and informative. Reproducible fact sheets for adolescents and adults are also included to support the message that drugs change brain chemistry and that abstinence allows it to return to normal.
|#10207/0795 METHAMPHETAMINE: New Knowledge, New Treatments (Clinical Innovators)|
Understanding meth is essential to treating meth addiction! Apparently it's just different from other drugs as it seems to have more of a grip that causes recovering addicts to go back to it over and over again. This course material credited by NAADAC and CAADAC provides all the latest information on the best techniques for breaking that hold.
|#14566/0157 MINDFULNESS FOR ADDICTION PROBLEMS with G. Alan Marlatt, PhD|
Dr. G. Alan Marlatt demonstrates his meditative technique for helping clients with substance addictions. Studies have shown that heavy drinkers who begin meditating show a decrease in the amount they drink.
|#10272/0735 MOTHER'S CHOICE (A)|
This video aims directly at informing first nations women of the damage and suffering that can result from the long term effects on the fetus due to alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
|#15085/1745 MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING STEP BY STEP (4 DVDs)|
Learn motivational interviewing with the most in-depth training series to date. Demonstrations and interviews illuminate the underlying principles, tools, techniques, and strategies that will enhance your skills in leading clients through the change process. Four DVD programs. CORE CONCEPTS introduces the foundational principles. (2 hours 15 minutes) INCREASING IMPORTANCE addresses how to help clients who are unsure whether change is even desirable.(2 hours 3 minutes) RESOLVING AMBIVALENCE tackles a central issue in MI - dealing with clients who haven’t decided which choice is the right one. (1 hour 41 minutes) BUILDING CONFIDENCE focuses on the helping clients trust their own ability to enact the desired change. (1 hour 56 minutes) This series is designed for use not only by counselors and therapists, but by nurses, parole officers, and others. *Includes Instructor's Manual
|#15983/1410 MULTIDIMENSIONAL FAMILY THERAPY: A Research-Proven, Innovative Treatment for Adolescent Substance Abuse|
In this film, Dr. Howard Liddle, developer of MDFT, works with 16-year-old Christian, who has been arrested for purchasing marijuana. The film includes nine condensed therapy sessions with Christian, his mother - a single parent struggling with personal issues, and Christian’s school counselor. The session highlights the key areas of focus and core interventions in the integrated MDFT approach, and enumerates the model’s three stages. Dr. Liddle provides summaries of session segments and offers brief presentations on the core sections of the MDFT. The design and format of the film demonstrates the thought processes of a therapist using MDFT, and offers a behind-the-scenes experience of the model.Grades 9 to A
|#13918/0795 NEUROBIOLOGY OF ADDICTION (Clinical Innovators)|
Continuing revelations about the human brain are transforming our approaches to medical treatment, education, and human development. In this guide, Dr. Carlton Erickson, director of the Addiction Science Research and Education Center at the University of Texas, writes not only a "brain science 101" text, but helps explain how developments in neurobiology call for basic changes in the very ways that addiction professionals discuss, define, and treat chemical dependence.
|#15899/0773 NEUROBIOLOGY: A Seminar for Clinicians|
To be able to understand and utilize current research, a clinician needs some understanding of the brain and its complexity. In many ways the brain still remains a mystery; neuroimaging and other forms of research, however, have uncovered some of the story about how our brains operate. In this staff training program, participants will learn about the various descriptions and regions of the brain and how these regions function and relate. From this understanding, the clinician can better understand how wellness, psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy and spiritual tools aid in the recovery of their clients
|#15611/0787 NO MORE BETS, PLEASE|
*Winner CINE GOLD EAGLE Award! This straight-talking, empowering video program offers essential information on how problem gambling develops, its damaging impact on individuals and families, and how it can successfully be treated.
|#11321/0795 OLDER ADULTS AND ADDICTION (Clinical Innovators Series)|
By the year 2020, SAMHSA expects over a 60% increase in people aged 50 and over needing substance abuse treatment. Compared to adults whose drug use began in the 1960s, this future audience faces an increased risk of comorbid diseases and mental health consequences. Perhaps the nation's leading authorities on this client population, Frederic Blow and David Oslin present evidence-based strategies found in SAMHSA's promising practices. This program is essential for treatment centers, nursing homes, and community service centers.
|#9852/0930 ONE MOTHER'S JOURNEY|
This video presents the story of a Native woman and her fight to overcome an abusive and alcoholic family life, her experience of residential schools, early motherhood and a bout with her own addictions.
|#10977/0410 OTHER GAMBLERS: Women and Older Gamblers|
Growing numbers of seniors and women are taking up gambling in one form or another and for a variety of reasons. Whether it's an attempt to increase meager incomes or as a way to pass time and add excitement to their lives, some are finding these activities have negative consequences, and are also very difficult to stop.
|#11783/1420 PATHOLOGICAL GAMBLING|
When does gambling, or as it has been recreationally renamed by the industry that profits from it, gaming, transform itself into a recognizable pathology? Gaming....sounds like a fun pastime; unfortunately not for everyone. In other words, EVERYTHING you lose in Vegas stays in Vegas no matter how much you believe otherwise.
|#13154/1745 RATIONAL EMOTIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY FOR ADDICTIONS with Albert Ellis|
Learn to use REBT with clients struggling with addiction by watching the originator of the method in an actual therapy session. Albert Ellis demonstrates his signature style with a difficult client; using rationality, strong language, and forceful directives, he is remarkably effective in just one session.
|#11710/0795 RECOVERY FROM THE HEART SERIES (3 Programs)|
This series encourages Native clients in addiction treatment programs to set attainable goals, create strategies for results, and build in follow-through experiences. Based on the teachings of the Medicine Wheel, the Twelve Steps, and a system of principles, values and laws from a Native American perspective. Includes three 30-minute programs on one DVD.
|#14568/0157 RELAPSE PREVENTION OVER TIME|
Dr. G. Alan Marlatt demonstrates his approach to helping clients with substance addictions prevent or cope with relapses during efforts to change addictive behavior. Relapse prevention is a cognitive-behavioral, "maintenance stage" approach taken only after a client commits to either abstinence or moderation, and it is usually used in conjunction with or following clients' participation in another treatment program.
|#15906/0773 REMOVING DEFECTS OF CHARACTER|
Defects of character respond poorly to psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy, and are more amenable to change utilizing spiritual tools such as humility, honesty, acceptance and surrender. This workshop featuring Charles W. Nuckols teaches clinicians how to assist clients in the removal of these defects, including pride, greed, jealousy and envy. Understanding that "I am jealous and I will change" is an illusion and the fact change occurs in the "moment" is at the heart of this transformation.
|#9095/0410 ROOTS OF ADDICTION Update! Drugs and Behavioral Compulsions|
A newly updated video with fresh graphics, creative animations, and current research information presents viewers with an over view of the biological and environmental reasons people become addicted to alcohol, tobacco, prescription medications, illegal drugs, or engage in compulsive behaviors. Appropriate for client groups, professional training, and counselor education. *CC
|#15897/0773 SCIENCE OF RECOVERY (THE): Applying Neuroscience and Neuropsychology to Your Practice|
Upon completion of this course featuring Dr. Cardwell Nuckols, the participant will have an under-standing of genetic changes that take place in both addiction and recovery; an understanding of the relationship between Dopamine D2 receptors and alcohol/drug consumption; and be able to discuss the importance of the therapeutic relationship in regard to client improvement in treatment and be able to look at routine counseling practices in a new and exciting way.
|#7560/0200 SEEKERS II SERIES (13 Programs)|
This thirteen part series is for, by, and about aboriginal youth, their concerns, problems and potential. What is Seeking? Who are the Seekers? Seeking the past. Seeking who we are. Where we've come from. Where we're going. Discovering our gifts, learning lessons, and seeking the future together. The Seekers inform, educate, and entertain through the exploration of issues and themes relevant to youth, seen from Aboriginal perspectives, and spoken in Aboriginal voices. Thirteen 24 minute programs: 1) SEEKING 2) EXPRESSION AND HEALING THROUGH ART 3) SUBSTANCE ABUSE 4) BUILDING HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS 5) ENTREPRENEURSHIP 6) EVERYTHING METIS 7) BULLYING & GANGS 8) GAMBLING 9) SPORTS AND THE MEDICINE WHEEL 10) CRIME PREVENTION 11) RESERVES: Refuge or Ghetto? 12) SEEKERS WITH ENERGY 13) APPLES AND WANNABES *Each DVD program 24 minutes, $129 ***Any 5 - $99 each Grades 7 to 12
|#14573/2010 SHORT MICHIGAN ALCOHOLISM GERIATRIC SCREENING TEST|
Presents a practical tool to help care providers recognize early warning signs of alcohol abuse in older clients and patients.
|#15509/1374 SPIRITUALITY IN ADDICTIONS|
Through the comments of an addictions counsellor and a married couple who have each struggled with addictions, the place of spirituality and religion in the context of addictions is explored in this video. How addictions impact a person’s whole being is examined, as well as how spiritual and religious beliefs and practices help in addictions recovery. The effect of addictions on spiritual needs is described, such as the need for meaning and purpose and the need for love and relatedness. The concept of spiritual growth through recovery is discussed. Implications for clinicians are also included. *Part of the SPIRITUALITY IN HEALTH Series
|#9046/0795 STAGES OF CHANGE AND ADDICTION (Clinical Innovators)|
"Stages of Change" is proving to be a seminal theory in the treatment of addictions today; part of a larger picture known as the transtheoretical model. This program aimed at professionals in the addictions field examines 'stages of change' in context as presented by a true innovator, Carlo DiClemente.
|#16116/1745 STEP ALONG THE WAY (A): A Family with a Drug Problem|
Conducting family therapy can feel like an impossible juggling act, where complicated dynamics can make effective interventions elusive to the best of us. Successful clinicians must make sense of a family’s needs as a whole, as well as facilitate work within the relationships that impact the entire system. In this video, renowned family therapist Virginia Satir leads a powerful session with a family dealing with substance abuse and codependency. Satir’s natural facility with families is astounding even today, and you’ll gain a deep appreciation of her legacy as she progresses this challenged family several steps closer to resolution. *Part of the Virginia Satir Series #16080
|#15496/0605 STRIKE DICE! Betting on My Father|
*American Psychological Association Convention Festival, 2011 *Western Psychological Association Convention Festival, 2011 Addiction can break up families, and often does. STRIKE DICE is the story of a daughter whose father left the family when she was young to pursue his gambling addiction. As a grown woman, Natalie goes to Las Vegas in search of her father, whom she finds homeless, gaunt, and unwashed, but still driven by the desire to gamble. Despite her best efforts, he is initially unwilling to acknowledge his addiction and accept the help he needs. The film chronicles a daughter's struggle to get her father off the streets and back into society, and to accept him for his flaws. It follows Natalie’s journey as she helps her father find shelter and treatment to conquer his addiction, and illustrates the progress they make toward repairing their relationship as father and daughter.
|#7763/0200 SUBSTANCE ABUSE (Seekers II)|
This program is from the new SEEKERS II Series for, by, and about aboriginal youth, their concerns, problems and potential. Alcohol and drugs - to use or not to use? Today, as Aboriginal youth are forced to decide between honoring traditional culture and adapting to "mainstream" society, the decision to use or not to use is a very difficult one to make. Grades 7 to 12
|#12452/0635 SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND ADDICTION CLIPS|
Each one to Two-minute video clip addresses an obscure or often overlooked aspect of substance abuse, addiction and health. Provides excellent discussion starter material to get people thinking about what their alcohol, tobacco and other addiction habits are doing to them and what they can do about it.
|#14420/0430 SUBSTANCE ABUSE: Assessment and Intervention (4 Programs) DVD
This classic four-part series aimed at addictions counselors and treatment directors covers interview and assessment, coping mechanisms, treatment modalities, and recovery and prevention of relapse. INTERVIEW AND ASSESSMENT, 22 minutes COPING MECHANISMS, 25 minutes TREATMENT MODALITIES, 38 minutes RECOVERY AND PREVENTION OF RELAPSE, 21 minutes:
|#12825/1745 THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY SERIES (3 Programs)|
Since the 1950s therapeutic communities (TCs) have effectively treated people with the most severe cases of substance abuse. The focus on an all encompassing community and peer support model is still thriving in TCs today. This comprehensive series blends historical and contemporary footage from active TCs with George De Leon's expert lectures on the framework, methods and components of an ideal TC. Volume 1: THE THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY PERSPECTIVE De Leon lays out the framework and theory underlying a therapeutic community, including the TC approach to substance abuse treatment and recovery. He explains that the TC is different from other treatment models in that it views substance abuse as a disorder of the whole person, and aims to treat that whole person, not just the drug addiction. Thus, TCs create social living situations where all aspects of a person's personality are displayed in work, formal groups and social activities, and then addressed directly by the community. 54 minutes Volume II: COMMUNITY AS METHOD De Leon explains how a therapeutic community uses its social environment to change individuals' behaviors, lifestyles and identities. The community is the method itself: constant participation, evaluation, feedback and reinforcement of personal responsibility are core components of daily life. 44 minutes Volume III: COMPONENTS OF GENERIC THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY De Leon goes beyond theory to explain the specific operations of an ideal therapeutic community: what happens on a daily basis, what the physical space looks like, what activities are involved, and what are the functions and roles of the staff and community members. He emphasizes that all TCs can maximize their efficacy by enhancing and adhering to these components. 79 minutes
|#9570/0290 TRAUMA AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERIES (2 Programs)|
The schism between the trauma counseling and substance abuse counseling has meant patients being forced back and forth between treatment programs. This series describes therapeutic approaches being developed and explores special treatment issues that this dual diagnosis presents. TRAUMA AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE I: Therapeutic Approaches, 46 minutes TRAUMA AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE II: Special Treatment Issues, 40 minutes
|#10860/1745 TREATING ALCOHOLISM IN PSYCHOTHERAPY with Stephanie Brown, Ph.D (2 Programs)
Volume I: DEVELOPMENTAL MODEL IN ACTION Shows clinicians of all orientations how to provide effective treatment for alcoholics, without having to choose between a 12-step versus psychotherapeutic approach! Volume II: DEVELOPMENTAL MODEL IN THEORY A Live Workshop will help viewers gain an in-depth understanding of the critical phases they must lead their alcoholic clients through in their recovery.
|#10208/0795 TREATING CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS (Clinical Innovators)|
Dartmouth Medical School psychiatrist Robert Drake is nationally known for his work in evidence-based psychiatry, especially among substance-abusing clients with severe mental disorders. He has the data to prove that treatment for occurring disorders works, and he shares it in this video workshop and manual.
|#15903/0773 TREATING EARLY LIFE DEVELOPMENTAL TRAUMA: A Science Based Perspective (3 DVDs)|
This updated presentation featuring Cardwell Nuckols, PhD focuses on the treatment of early life developmental trauma. Emphasis is placed on the understanding of current research from such disciplines as neuroscience, neuropsychology and attachment theory. Practical treatment techniques translated from the research give participants hands-on skills that can be used to better client understanding and clinical outcomes.
|#7352/0635 UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION (No More Shame Series) DVD
This program explains the most current research into why people become addicted, what puts them at risk, and what the best treatments may be.
|#13155/0410 USE, ABUSE, AND ADDICTION (10 Programs on 2 DVDs)
This comprehensive series by multi-award-winning producers of UPPERS, DOWNERS, ALL AROUNDERS addresses everything from the history of drugs through to treatment and recovery including the physiology, neurochemistry and sociology of drugs and compulsive behaviors . An ideal visual resource for educational, clinical and training applications. *CC DVD One HISTORY - 14 minutes, PREVENTION - 19 minutes, TREATMENT -14 minutes, MENTAL HEALTH AND DRUGS - 16 minutes DVD Two HEREDITY, ENVIRONMENT AND PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS - 14 minutes, UPPERS - 13 minutes, DOWNERS: Sedative, Hypnotics - 18 minutes, ALCOHOL - 17 minutes, ALL-AROUNDERS - 20 minutes, and OTHER DRUGS, OTHER ADDICTIONS - 20 minutes
|#8055/0895 WALKING IN PAIN|
One really special feature that makes this program unique is the fact that it focuses on a Native counselor and patients in session at a treatment center located on a reserve.
|#12172/0635 WAVE OF COMPASSION (A): Spirituality and the Recovering Addict|
What does it mean to be a "functioning" alcoholic? How does it feel to struggle with substance abuse day after day? What keeps addicts from truly recovering? This program explores such questions from a range of unconventional viewpoints, creating an honest look at addiction that avoids judgmental or strictly clinical approaches. The challenges of recovery are also discussed by several experts: a physician, a psychologist, a nutritionist, and a social worker - while unique and insightful commentary is provided by a Native American shaman, a stand-up comedian, and other voices of reason and personal experience.
|#14480/1076 WHAT MADE ME STOP DRINKING: Four Stories|
An intimate and revealing look into the lives of people who are addicted to alcohol. Four very different individuals tell their stories ... a ll four finally faced a brutal reality - that their lives and health were falling apart. The stories are brought to life by personal interviews with the four subjects and with Susan Diamond Potts - M.A., RCC, who holds a masters in clinical psychology and who specializes in treating alcohol addiction. *CC
|#11304/0795 WOMEN AND ADDICTION: A Gender Responsive Approach (Clinical Innovators Series)|
Women's treatment involves more than simply providing women-only group settings. Program content, staff selection, and even site selection are all components of an environment in which gender-responsive treatment thrives. In this program, Stephanie S. Covington explains how to create effective recovery services for women and girls; services that reflect an understanding of the realities of their lives and address their unique challenges and strengths.
|#14881/0157 WORKING WITH NATIVE AMERICANS IN THERAPY|
In this program Dr. Winona F. Simms illustrates her approach to working therapeutically with clients who are of Native American descent. Because of a history of oppression by the dominant culture, Native American clients may present for therapy with distrust in the therapist, so it is important to first build trust and to allow the client to speak and be heard.
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