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#10915/0795  BEYOND TRAUMA COLLECTION: A Healing Journey for Women
For women, the experience of trauma often leads to disorders such as addictions, eating disorders, and self-harm. With sensitivity and understanding, author Stephanie Covington explores the interrelationship between substance abuse, trauma, and mental health. This program draws on multiple therapeutic techniques-psycho-educational, cognitive behavioral, expressive arts, and relational therapy - to help women explore the impact of trauma on their lives and develop a sense of safety. BEYOND TRAUMA is effective in treatment and criminal justice settings based on theory, research, and clinical experience. It is practical and easy to use.

#11130/1295  COMING HOME FROM WAR SERIES (2 Programs)
Hundreds of thousands of military and civilian personnel are and will continue to be returning 'home' after spending months and even years under the extreme pressures of war zones. Living in constant danger but under conditions where there is no identifiable or predictable enemy or threat will make re-integration with family and society in general very challenging for many of them. Earnie Larsen offers analysis and advice to those returnees and their loved ones to ease the transition in this new two part series. Part One - THE NEW FACE OF COURAGE - Trauma changes people. War is continual trauma. War changes people. This program is about the new courage required for successful reintegration after the war. 28 minutes Part Two - MAKING RELATIONSHIPS WORK NOW - Successful reintegration eventually is about relationships. Whether the relationships are with self or others they require skills. These skills can be learned. They also can be blocked by deeply ingrained habits. Overcoming these blocking habits and rising up to new skills requires the highest kind of courage. 28 minutes

#12342/0203  COPS DON'T CRY
Being a police officer is a well-respected, sought-after profession, but in the demands of the job, officers face a significant amount of psychological stress that can severely impact their personal lives and relationships especially with spouses and children. In this program, both male and female officers explain the various manifestations and effects of those stresses as well as how they have found help.

#12640/1410  COUNSELING VETERANS: Strategies for Working with Returning Soldiers
Veterans are members of a distinct cultural group, as are their families. Returning from war is an experience that few outside of this culture can ever hope to understand, but for counselors charged with helping vets with this transition getting a grip on that reality is critical. Viewers get essential information that will help them understand the distinct counseling issues they will face as they take on this responsibility.

#13654/0635  GOOD SOLDIER (THE)
"War is about one thing only: it’s about killing. You either learn to kill somebody else or you get killed or wounded yourself." This film examines how soldiers grapple simultaneously with their duty and their own humanity as it tracks the perilous psychological journeys of four decorated combat veterans of World War II, the Vietnam War, and the Iraq War.

#13291/0795  GUIDE FOR LIVING WITH PTSD (A): Perspectives for Professionals and Their Clients
Through compelling client testimonials and expert guidance from renowned researchers at the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center and the Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, this video educates clinicians, clients, and families on the history, epidemiology, challenges, and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

#13280/0545  LIVES INTERRUPTED SERIES (13 Programs on 3 DVDs)
This 13 part series depicts what happens when lives are seriously disturbed and how people put them back together again. Through the vivid and poignant stories of people from different walks of life who experience different types of crises the series will examine how they rework their ideas about themselves and their worlds. DISC ONE contains: Prison; Sexual Abuse; Accident ; Torture. DISC TWO contains Murder of a Child; Rape; AIDS; After Suicide. DISC THREE contains Huntington's Disease; Death of a Spouse; War; Stroke; Cancer *Each program can be purchased on a separate DVD for $79.95 *Each DISC can also be purchased separately for $189.95 Grades 8 to A

#8409/0755  LIVING WITH PTSD: Lessons for Partners, Friends and Supporters
This program is invaluable to anyone caring for a PTSD sufferer. Whether the disorder results from war, child abuse, domestic violence, rape, or some other cause, viewers learn what PTSD is, why it is important to learn about this medical disorder, what they can do to help. Also explained are treatment methods, how to deal with the caregiver burden, and how PTSD affects the family and other relationships. The program features Dr. Frank Ochberg and Dr. Angelea Panos. Grades 9 to A

#14526/0755  MAKING PEACE WITH CHRONIC PTSD: Marla's Story
Marla Handy has nothing to hide - anymore. She is a college teacher, a professional consultant and a happily married, resilient woman. But she was terribly mistreated as a child, sexually assaulted as a young adult, and haunted by chronic PTSD for decades. In an intimate conversation with trauma expert Frank Ochberg, MD, she explains how she manages her complex trauma and chronic PTSD symptoms.

#15844/1410  MILITARY AND PTSD (THE): Counseling a Couple in Crisis
More and more, veterans are surviving the wounds of combat, facing multiple deployments in combat zones, and returning home with PTSD. This video will help identify the unique issues that veterans face, particularly the challenges of returning home and adjusting to life outside of the military. Dr. Joshua Taylor, himself a veteran, explores the causes, symptoms, and treatments of PTSD.

PTSD can be set off by many stressors, including car accidents, sexual assault, child abuse, natural disasters and military combat. This program explains the causes of PTSD and outlines strategies for prevention and treatment. The need for social support is emphasized; exposure therapy is described in some detail. Grades 9 to A

#12201/0755  PTSD AND VETERANS: A Conversation with Dr. Frank Ochberg
How do we help our veterans who are returning from war with PTSD? This program provides an intimate conversation with Dr. Frank Ochberg, as he shares his experiences, seasoned insights and suggestions. Also provides excellent information for the mental health practitioner treating a variety of clients including those traumatized by abusive relationships, sexual assault, disasters, Sept 11, and violent crime.

#9472/0755  RECOVERING FROM TRAUMATIC EVENTS: The Healing Process
This video deals with the particular challenges associated with RECOVERING from traumatic experiences. It is a tool that can be used by therapists with clients as well as with clients' families and friends to move the recovery process in a positive direction by using the experiences of others to guide them. Grades 9 to A

This CD is sensitive, friendly, and informational. It was produced for trauma survivors, their loved ones, and friends. It is a conversation with Dr. Frank Ochberg, the Founder of Gift From Within and a leading expert in the mental health field since the 1960's, and Joyce Boaz, the Executive Director. The discussion is based on questions Joyce has received from trauma survivors, families, and the Gift from Within community.


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