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Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Child Sexual Abuse (3-DVD Set)

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Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Child Sexual Abuse Training DVDS

This 3-disc set includes:

Part 1: Child Abuse in our Communities (23 min.)

–Explores the scope of this unseen epidemic
–Identifies the responsibilities of mandated reporters
–Provides a method to report suspected abuse
–Examines the different types of abuse

Part 2: Recognizing the Signs of Child Sexual Abuse (24 min.)

–Describes why child sexual abuse often continues for years
–Identifies how perpetrators control their victims and their victims' families
–Examines the emotional scars and other effects that sexual abuse has on children
–Explains what behaviors to look for in children that might indicate abuse

Part 3: Handling Disclosures and Reporting Abuse (21 min.)

–Discusses how to talk to a child who seems troubled
–Explains how to appropriately handle a disclosure
–Examines how to document suspected abuse
–Reviews how the authorities may conduct an investigation
–Suggest ways to help victims of abuse recover from the emotional effects
  • Designed for group sessions with a facilitator or for self study.
  • Facilitator Guide included with each DVD.
  • Excellent for teacher in-service training and continual education.

 

This series was produced by Merit Systems LLC in conjunction with Family Support Line.

Child Abuse in Our Communities (DVD)

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Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Child Sexual Abuse DVD Training Series

Part 1: Child Abuse in Our Communities

  • Explores the scope of this unseen epidemic
  • Identifies the responsibilities of mandated reporters
  • Provides a method to report suspected abuse
  • Examines the different types of abuse

Facilitator Guide included. 23 min.

This series was produced by Merit Systems LLC in conjunction with Family Support Line.

How Caring Relationships Support Self-Regulation (VHS)

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Children acquire self-regulatory skills through interaction with caregivers. This video and 50-page video guide explores child development, including what we know from brain research, in relation to self-regulation. Wonderful footage in care settings illustrates caregiver practices that support self-regulation at different ages. Produced and written by Marie Goulet at George Brown College in Toronto. 68 min.

Rearview Mirror: Reflections on a Preschool Car Project (VHS & Book)

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This video and book combo demonstrates the project approach in action! Preschool children build their own “car” following a visit to a college automotive lab. Includes a book by Sallee Beneke that details the project, as well as articles by Lilian Katz, Sylvia Chard, and Samuel Meisels on the project approach and performance assessment in early childhood education. From ECAP Publications, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Learning Language and Loving It: An Introduction (VHS)

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This video looks at life inside childcare settings where early childhood educators use the "Learning Language and Loving It" approach to promote interaction, language learning, and emergent literacy in young children. The vital role of the teacher in helping children learn to communicate is discussed and the following guidelines to promote language learning are demonstrated:
(1) Get Every Child In On The Act: observe, wait, listen and follow the child's lead;
(2) Provide Information that Promotes Language Learning: use repetition and gestures, label, expand, model, explain and describe; and
(3) Let Language Lead The Way To Literacy: foster the development of early literacy through interactive book reading and by making print "talk" in the classroom.

From the Hanen Centre. 23 min.

Learning Language and Loving It—The Teaching Tape (VHS Set)

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This two-part video demonstrates how teachers use strategies in play and daily activities to create enriched, interactive language-learning environments that include all children. Examples include teachers interacting with children who have special needs and language delays, children who are second language learners, as well as children who are typically developing. The video has onscreen time codes and comes with a detailed User’s Guide for easy reference. This program addresses the vital role of preschool teachers in facilitating children’s social, language, and literacy development. From the Hanen Centre. 2 tapes, total running time 3 hours 40 min.

Gateways to Early Literacy (VHS Set)

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This four-video training kit explores the critical ways child care providers can enrich and support children’s early language and literacy development. While targeted to family child care, the content is also relevant to center-based care. Each video features nationally recognized early childhood educators and literacy experts who discuss key messages and emphasize current research and research-based best practices. The videos depict scenes from a variety of family child care homes that illustrate those key messages and best practices, as well as comments from the providers themselves on what they do and why.

Setting the Stage—practical suggestions for creating a print-rich environment to support children’s explorations with language, print, and writing.

Conversation—key role of language-enriching conversations between young children and adults to help children develop oral language skills, with suggestions for helping children to actively participate.

Reading Aloud—importance of reading aloud as a key to later reading success, good read-aloud strategies, choosing books that respond to children’s developmental and individual skills and interests.

Emergent Writing —how early reading and writing develop together, developmental stages of learning to write and spell, strategies for supporting children’s beginning efforts.

In addition to the four videos, the kit also includes a User’s Guide, a Self-Study Guide, a poster that depicts literacy-filled family child care homes, and one children’s book. From Reading Is Fundamental. Videos not sold separately. Each video is 30 min.

Appropriate Curriculum for Young Children: The Role of the Teacher

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Depicts developmentally appropriate practices in programs for young children, showing adults' important roles in helping children learn through play and child-initiated activity. NAEYC gratefully acknowledges the support of the American Express Company. Produced by South Carolina Educational Television. 28 min. Also available on DVD (#8561).

Your Preschool Classroom Computer Center: How Does it Measure Up?

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Illustrates 10 practical tips on setting up and developing a computer center. Suggestions range from safety to the use of software. Produced by the Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood and the Center for the Application of Information Technologies.

Make a Difference: Report Child Abuse and Neglect (VHS)

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Child abuse and neglect are discussed with professionals who share information about what to do if abuse is suspected, the indicators of abuse/neglect, and the impact on society. 28 min. Also available on DVD (#8901).

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