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Healthy Relationships

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All About Friends
Grades P-3
To make more friends, children must examine their own behavior as well as that of others. Consider how empathy for others, peer pressure, and envious feelings are sometimes challenges for young children when they are cultivating friendships. (2007 ; 12 min.)


Let’s Talk About Respect
Grades P-3
Describes the many ways to respect others and respect yourself. (2001 ; 16 min.)


Making Friends . . . Keeping Friends
Grades P-3
Using animation and stories about young children, this video delves into how to make and keep friends--and what to do when a friend moves away. Learn how fights can start between friends and what kids can do to prevent or resolve conflicts. (2000 ; 19 min.)


How Would You Feel? : Learning About Empathy
Grades P-3
Explore strategies for building empathy in young children. Watch short vignettes designed to help children put themselves in another person's place. (2002 ; 13 min.)


Respect: It Starts With You
Grades 3-5
Describes the different ways of showing respect. (2002 ; 18 min.)


Building Healthy Relationships
Grades 3-5
This video explores how young children can understand and build relationships with friends. Find out what makes a relationship healthy. Consider how to be assertive with a friend and explore effective ways to avoid and resolve conflict with friends. (2002 ; 19 min.)


Put Yourself in Someone Else's Shoes: Building Character
Grades 3-5
Describes how to put yourself in someone else's shoes in order to see how they would feel about a situation. (2001 ; 13 min.)


Relationship Suggestions for Young Men
Grades 6-12
To develop a healthy relationship, always respect your partner's wishes; pay attention to body language; examine gender stereotypes, and stop when asked or if you are unsure. (2008 ; 2 min.)


Teen Safety: Dating and Relationships
Grades 6-12
Knowledge is the key to keeping teens safe with friends, dates, strangers, and others. This program uses realistic scenarios and interviews to: Give information about date rape drugs and how they work; Demonstrate six strategies to prevent date rape; Illustrate the common warning signs of an unhealthy relationship; Introduce/reinforce the concept of "inappropriate touch"; and Provide teens with resources if abuse or occurring at home or school. (2008 ; 20 min.)


Real People: Sexual Harassment: What You Can Do
Grades 6-12
Watch a group teens, including those who have been sexually harassed, discuss the reality of high school today. Hear what they have to say about recognizing sexual harassment, why it happens, how it impacts their lives, and what to do when it happens. (2007 ; 19 min.)


Date Rape: A Violation of Trust
Grades 6-12
To the average student, the definitions of date rape and sexual assault are notoriously unclear. Use this program to eliminate the confusion so young adults understand exactly what these things are-and the attitudes and biases that typically accompany them-before anyone gets hurt. The video also underscores the rules of the dating game: a date is not an invitation for sex; No means No; and the inability to give consent doesn't mean Yes. Interviews with rape survivors and mental health professionals shed additional light on the trauma caused by rape, the process of post-rape emotional recovery, and the importance of post-rape support by family and friends.  (2008 ; 29 min.)


Confronting Date Rape: The Girls’ Room
Grades 9-12
Date rape is a crime of anger, power, and control, not sex. This program follows four girls who meet every morning to discuss their lives, their loves, and their feelings. When one of them is raped by a friend, the consequences are devastating. Did she lead him on? Was it okay, since they had been dating for a while? She said "no," but was that enough? The final portion of the program includes interviews with rape crisis counselors and psychologists, who examine the causes of date rape and the long- and short-term psychological consequences. An excellent presentation of a pertinent topic. (1998 ; 48 min.)