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Social Work: Social Issues
This introduction to social work examines three disciplines (addictions, human growth and development and justice studies) from a social work perspective. The video focuses on the theory that recovery from…
Victimization and Growth: Social Issues
Our panel and our experts explore why becoming a true human services professional depends so heavily on understanding the people we encounter. We explore how victimization has influenced who they…
Addictions: Social Issues
Addictions take many forms, and know no boundaries of race, religion, gender, or class. For many, addictions not only lead to emotional and physical misery, but also lead into the…
Criminal Justice: Social Issues
This video focuses on the criminal justice system and its role in protecting society while attempting to rehabilitate those who are incarcerated. A close look is given to current events…

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Victimization and Growth: Social Issues
Part of the Series: Social Issues
Our panel and our experts explore why becoming a true human services professional depends so heavily on understanding the people we encounter. We explore how victimization has influenced who they have become, "why" and "how" they became that way, and how best we can serve them. The integrative model forms…
Social Work: Social Issues
Part of the Series: Social Issues
This introduction to social work examines three disciplines (addictions, human growth and development and justice studies) from a social work perspective. The video focuses on the theory that recovery from poverty and/or physical, psychological or spiritual illness requires a holistic approach. If a social services professional is to successfully identify…
Addictions: Social Issues
Part of the Series: Social Issues
Addictions take many forms, and know no boundaries of race, religion, gender, or class. For many, addictions not only lead to emotional and physical misery, but also lead into the criminal justice system. This video views addictions from a holistic perspective -- mind, body and spirit -- with an explanation…
Criminal Justice: Social Issues
Part of the Series: Social Issues
This video focuses on the criminal justice system and its role in protecting society while attempting to rehabilitate those who are incarcerated. A close look is given to current events in the justice system -- e.g., the odd phenomenon of national crime statistics reporting a decrease in crime while the…
Myth of the Perfect Body
The art of self acceptance... Most females and an inceasing number of males dislike their bodies. Most have one or more body parts from thighs to eyes, or ears to rears they would like to change. Mass media teach that looking good and being happy go together. This video counters…
Creating Successful Relationships 1
Part of the Series: Alternative Health Series
Imagine walking into a room and feeling totally confident about meeting and talking with new people. You listen and understand another person's point of view easily, and speak your mind without the fear of creating an argument. You love to be with people and they love to be with you.…
Disability Awareness
This is not a program ABOUT people with disabilities, it is about communicating with and relating to people. When you see someone who is paralyzed, unable to hear or speak, or unable to see, how do you react? Pity? Discomfort? Your reactions influence your ability to communicate. (Learning Seed, USA)
Mental Health Issues in Late Life
The population of people in the United States over the age of 65 is one of the most rapidly growing groups in America. Therefore, it is essential for therapists who work closely with older adults to be able to define and administer an effective course of therapeutic treatment. For older…
Social Media Addiction
With the rising phenomenon of social networking websites such as Facebook and Twitter, constant interconnectivity with friends and family is now part of a teens daily life. However as opposed to enriching their lives, is social media just another avenue for teens to become addicted to? One of the biggest…
Recovering Bodies: Overcoming Eating Disorders
Recovering Bodies features college students on the subject of eating disorders. They share their stories and experiences about the wide range of pressures that can lead to disordered eating, while providing valuable personal insights into the variety of psychological and physical symptoms involved. Also features expert commentary from professionals, and…
Recovering - Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa
Eating disorders anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa afflict people of all ages and race, especially young women, and are serious medical conditions that can be deadly if left untreated. Join documentary filmmaker and host Larkin McPhee (Dying to Be Thin) as she uncovers the challenges of coping with an eating…
Creating Successful Relationships 2
Part of the Series: Alternative Health Series
Imagine walking into a room and feeling totally confident about meeting and talking with new people. You listen and understand another person's point of view easily, and speak your mind without the fear of creating an argument. You love to be with people and they love to be with you.…