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Are You Ready? The College Transition (#18992)

Intended to prepare high school seniors bound for college and their parents for the transition to college.  Curriculum emphasizes academics, finances, relationships, and healthy choices. High school students and parents will learn how to understand and manage normal emotions and conflicts, increase communication and problem-solving skills, and create a plan for students to use when faced with specific issues, conflicts, or crises.  Designed to be taught as a three-week program or a two-hour workshop. (2008) – DVD (18:00), TWO CD’S CONTAINING USER GUIDE, POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS, HANDOUTS AND MARKETING MATERIALS.

Inside the Teenage Brain (#18682)

An episode of PBS’ “FRONTLINE” Series. Explains how experts are exploring the recesses of the brain and finding explanations for why adolescents behave the way they do and how the new discoveries can change the way we teach, or perhaps even understand, our teenagers. (2002) – VHS VIDEO  (56:00)

Making Family Rules (#18725)

Part of Time Warner Cable of NE Wisconsin’s “Bridging Hmong American” series aimed at helping the Hmong adjust to life in the U.S.  Helps parents understand early adolescent development, and realize the importance of making specific rules.  Discusses the importance of communicating those rules to family members. Specific rules discussed include chores, homework, mealtime and bedtime. (2002) – VHS VIDEO (Hmong Language) (27:00).  (Bridging Hmong American Series)

Positive Parenting of Teens (#18314)

Parent education curriculum for use with parents of young adolescents (ages 10 or 11 to 14 or 15).    Intended to give parents educational materials about adolescent development and teen-parent relationships, and opportunities to interact with and support other parents of adolescents.  Lesson units include Parenting Teens Today; Perception; Development; Communication; Conflict; Discipline; Decision-making; Friends and Peers. (1999) – VHS VIDEO (60:00), PROGRAM GUIDE (305 PAGES).

Rural Kids…Safe Kids  (#17802)

Depicts several scenes in which school-aged children are left home alone on the farm or in a rural setting. After each scene, the audience brainstorms alternative responses to the situation. Stresses the importance of families developing a plan for when children are home alone. (1994) – VHS VIDEO (23:00), PROGRAM GUIDE.

Strengthening Families Program…Sessions 1-7 (DVD Only) (#18922)

7 sessions designed to help families with adolescents reduce substance abuse & other problems, teach parents skills in setting limits and expressing love, and build stronger family units.  Includes activities to help parents learn nurturing skills and how to effectively discipline and guide youth; give youth a healthy future orientation & increased appreciation of their parents and teach skills for dealing with stress & peer pressure. NOTE:  This version does not  include Leader Guide.  **DVD’S WITH LEADER GUIDE ALSO AVAILABLE – #18895; VHS VIDEO FORMAT ALSO AVAILABLE – #18615  ** (2006) –  9 DVD’S (372 minutes – total), CD (Contains updated print for Youth Sessions 5 & 6 and Family Session 3. Borrowers should use the files on the cd to update their personal copies of the leader manual.)

Strengthening Families Program…Sessions #1-7 (DVD with Leader Guide) (#18895)

7 sessions designed to help families with adolescent children reduce substance abuse and other problems, teach parents skills in setting limits and expressing love, and build stronger family units.  Includes activities designed to help parents learn nurturing skills and how to effectively discipline and guide youth; give youth a healthy future orientation and an increased appreciation of their parents and teach youth skills for dealing with stress and peer pressure.  **DVD format without Leader Guide – #18922 & VHS format – #18615 also available **. (2006) – 9 DVD’S (372 minutes – total), LEADER GUIDE (407p).

Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 Display (Large) (#18836)

Summarizes information about the evidence-based “Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14.  Information is categorized in a “What it is”, “How it works”, “Evidence that it works” format along with quotes from youth and parents.  **Requires large display board (two 27” side panels, one 28” center panel, 35” high) – #17635, and header panel (same width, 12” high) – #17636, both of which may be booked separately.** (Small version also available – #18849). (2006) – 3 PANEL DISPLAY AND HEADER, TWO TABLE COVERS.

Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 Display (Small) (#18849)

Summarizes information about the evidence-based “Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14.  Info is categorized in a “What it is”, “How it works”, “Evidence that it works” format along with quotes from youth and parents.  **Requires small display board (two 19” side panels, one 20” center panel, 24” high) - #16814 which may be booked separately.** (Larger version also available – #18836) (2006) – 3 PANEL DISPLAY AND HEADER.

Strengthening Families Program…Spanish Supplement, Booster Sessions (#18923)

CD containing the Spanish supplementary materials for the video version of the booster sessions.  Includes pdf files of the instructor materials and most participant handout masters for the parent and family booster session. (2004) – CD-Rom.

Strengthening Families Program…What It’s All About (#18620)

An introduction to the “Strengthening Families Program” intended for families with adolescent children, designed to reduce substance abuse and other behavior problems among youth during the teen years, teach specific parenting skills in setting limits and expressing love, and build stronger family units. (2001) – VHS VIDEO  (5:00).