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"Skillfully conceptualized and powerfully executed, this program is an exceptional resource for any youth program." National Emotional Literacy Projects for Prisoners and Youth-at-Risk This groundbreaking series provides a bold new approach to Violence Prevention by introducing youth to the essential life skills of: Understanding Consequences, Developing Empathy, Practicing Forgiveness, and Making Non-Violent Choices. The six DVD's include engaging animated sequences depicting the latest research on brain chemistry and how choices affect brain development with commentary by juvenile forensic psychiatrist, Dr. Jeffery Rowe. The program is comprised of six 25-minute videos (not sold separately) and a comprehensive PDF workbook. FROM MURDER TO FORGIVENESS VIOLENCE IS REAL AND HURTS EVERYONE EVERYONE DESERVES TO BE LOVED AND TREATED WELL ACTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES CHOOSING TO FORGIVE INSTEAD OF SEEKING REVENGE MAKING THE NON-VIOLENT CHOICEGrades 6 to A

#9818/0685  GAME OVER: Gender, Race and Violence in Video Games
Through engaging questions of gender, race and violence such as - What are the messages of video games? Are video games desensitizing children to violence? What images of masculinity and power are offered? Are video games teaching children how to kill? This video offers a comprehensive look into the complex and controversial topic of video game violence. It is designed to encourage high school and college students to think critically about the video games they play.

#13630/0395  GANGS: IT'S YOUR LIFE (3 Programs)
"The best video for gang prevention I have seen. Very real and accurate information." Capt. E. Maes, Gang Unit, Denver County Jail Through revealing interviews with gang members and unflinching images of gang life, this best selling program provides a hard-hitting introduction to the realities for young viewers who may have only been exposed to a media fantasy. In three 20-minute segments, GANGS: It's Your Life examines the complex reasons why youth join gangs, the frequently unforeseen and tragic consequences of gang activity, and the ways in which young people can find viable alternatives and make more positive choices. *Includes PDF Workbook

Willie Jones, was valedictorian of his high school class, an outstanding student, athlete and class leader bound for Cornell University. The day after he graduated, Willie Jones was gunned down in a drive-by shooting as he left a graduation party. Family members and friends reflect on the very personal pain of youth violence and express hope that Willie's story will be a resounding wakeup call for teenagers today facing the daily struggles of guns, gangs and violence.Grades 8 to 12

#9087/1720  HARM'S WAY: A Revealing and Personal Look at the Disturbing Issue of Youth Violence
This in-depth study takes a probing look at the effects of early childhood experiences, the media, consumer culture and changing societal and family structures. Also profiles intervention programs and group sessions with "at risk" youth that shed light on what can be done to keep children out of harm’s way.

What makes a person walk into a theater or a church or a classroom full of students and open fire? Is the intent 'suicide by police'? What combination of circumstances compels a human being to commit the most inhuman of crimes? Can science in any way help us understand these horrific events and provide clues as to how to prevent them in the future?

In the wake of the mass killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, this program investigates a young man and the town he changed forever. Adam Lanza left behind a trail of death and destruction, but little else. He left no known friends, no diary. He destroyed his computer and any evidence it might have provided. His motives, and his life, remain largely a mystery. This program looks for answers to the central - and so far elusive - question: who was Adam Lanza? Also explores how those closest to the tragedy are now wrestling with the issue of gun culture and laws. *CC

#15852/0635  YOUNG GUNS: A Diane Sawyer 20/20 Special
Diane Sawyer explores the truth about children and gun safety in this compelling ABC News report. Hidden cameras reveal shocking examples of what kids do when parents are not looking. Some parents argue that teaching kids about guns is enough to prevent tragedy. Those who have experienced gun deaths first hand explain why talking is not enough. *Sub-Titled


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