Relationships

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Relationship Building: Achieving Intimacy, v. 3

In video #2, Dr. Claudia Black and Terry Gorski examine three types of addictive relationships, Compulsive - both partners crave intensity without sharing any real substance; Apathetic - both partners seek to avoid pain, they want to get along with each other with a minimum of involvement, expectations and pain; Healthy - both partners find mutual respect and happiness in a relationship that does have its ups and downs. These three types of relationships are different in eight important ways - Expectations, Gratification, Communication, Influence, Trust, Boundaries, Sociability and Consequences. Through the use of the Relationship Score Board each of these areas are explained as to how they apply to the three types of addictive relationships. The information contained in this work is an essential building block for those individuals and couples who are involved in constructing healthy relationships.
All Ages           33 min.           1989            V-7

All Ages
Relationship Styles: Compulsive, Apathetic and Healthy, v. 2

Video #1 guides the viewer to an understanding of compulsive relationships. Dr. Claudia Black and Terry Gorski ask, "How many of you have started a relationship even though you knew you were going to be hurt? How many of you wanted to get out of a destructive relationship, but could not? How often have you begun a relationship to 'fix' you?" Claudia and Terry describe two particular players in an addictive relationship - the Counterdependent and the Codependent - and they list the characteristics of each thru the use of role-play and stories. In this presentation Terry and Claudia combine humor with information. In the end the viewers are provided with significant information so that they may begin in-depth discussions of addictive relationships and to start the recovery process towards forming a healthy relationship
All Ages            31 min.           1989           V-6

All Ages
The Ten Signs of Relationship Abuse (cc)

Combining powerful interviews of battered and verbally abused teens with expert commentary, video delivers key facts about dating abuse. Emotional abuse includes isolation from friends, family, and outside activities; using insulting names or degrading terms; displaying jealousy and possessiveness; controlling a partner's clothing choices and behavior; using excessive cell phone use to monitor behavior; and threatening self-harm to control behavior. Sexual and physical abuse includes extreme roughhousing; pushing, grabbing, restraining, and other violent behaviors that don't leave marks or bruises; touching a partner's body in ways that make him/her feel uncomfortable; and making threats as a means of coercing a partner's consent to sexual activity. Teen speakers and dating abuse experts offer helpful advice on how teens can get away from potentially unhealthy, dangerous relationships.

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Grades 7 - College            28 min.           2008            DVD-5144

Grades 7 - College
WHAT DO YOU KNOW? Six to Twelve Year Olds Talk About Gays and Lesbians

What Do You Know? Six to twelve year-olds talk about gays and lesbians is an award-winning professional development film produced by Welcoming Schools for elementary school staff and parents. The film features students from Massachusetts and Alabama discussing what they know about gay men and lesbians, what they hear at school, and what they’d like teachers to do. The DVD includes the 13:03 minute film, a 2:09 minute trailer, a 3:39 minute special feature Teachers Respond and a Facilitation Guide. The DVD has closed captioning and includes Spanish subtitles.

Elementary School Staff and Parents   13 min.   2011     DVD-5164

 

Welcoming Schools Resources (link)

An Introduction to Welcoming Schools (pdf)

Facilitator's Guide (pdf)

Preview online (link)