Abuse & Violence Educational Videos
Grades 3-5 Getting young victims of sexual abuse to tell someone can be a key step in preventing further abuse. Using one child's experience to demonstrate that no girl or boy ever needs to keep scary secrets, program helps abused children recognize that what they are experiencing is not the norm, and that they can be helped by telling an adult they can trust.
Grades 6-12 In one out of eight teenage relationships, dating becomes a complicated pattern of physical and/or emotional abuse inflicted on one partner — most often the girl — and a pursuit of power and control by the other. In a series of dramatic vignettes, this workshop addresses myths about the nature of love and gender-related behavior that allow dating violence to flourish.
This lively program encourages kids to consider the consequences of their own behavior, understand the behavior of others, and feel comfortable turning to adults for help when they need to. After viewing this program students will: recognize that bullies are not alike; feel comfortable turning to adults for help; understand that the target’s feelings, rather than the bully’s intent, make something a bullying behavior.
Grades 3-5 Using situations that middle-elementary students will readily recognize, the program dramatizes different examples of bullying behavior: physical bullying, teasing with put downs and taunts, spreading rumors, and harassing with threats and insults over the Internet.
Any type of harassment is difficult to cope with, but sexual harassment in particular is not only devastating, but illegal as well. This highly effective workshop presents brief vignettes that show young teens — who often have no idea that their behavior could be construed as harassment — exactly what sexual harassment looks and sounds like. A nationally known expert offers insight and commentary.