Friday, October 7, 2011

New DVDs @ the library


Mesh: A Journey through Discrete Geometry (DVD) by Beau Janzen and Konrad Polthier. DAL DVD 111 Pal  8/22/11

            “Mesh is a groundbreaking computer animation that explores the advancement of discrete geometry from the ancient Greeks to contemporary research topics that have never previously been visualized.”  From back cover.


The color of Fear. 4  DVDs and a book guide.

            “The Color of Fear is the award-winning documentary about eight North American men of Asian, European, Latino and African descent, who spend a weekend together talking about racism. Out of their confrontations and struggles to understand each other emerges a dialogue that most of us fear, but hope will happen sometime in our lives.”  From the cover of the DVD

Adolescence & other temporary mental disorders. DVD.  Featuring Dr. Patrick C. Friman, Director of Clinical Services at Boys Town.   DAL DVD 120R

            “On this DVD, Dr. Pat Friman shows his audience and viewers how the teenage brain affects teen behavior. With plenty of thought-provoking as well as laugh-out-loud examples, he explains how “insane” behavior on the part of teens is actually normal considering the different rates of development of parts of the brain.” (from the back cover)

Series IX – Children and Adolescents: Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents with Multiple Problems. DVD Hosted by Jon Carlson, PsyD, EdD.  DAL DVD 122R

            On this DVD, “Alec L. Miller demonstrates this compassionate, principle-based therapy for clients who have difficulty regulating emotions and behaviors. Emotional dysregulation is common among adolescents, often leading them to self-injurious behavior, including suicide. Studies have shown that dialectical behavior therapy can significantly reduce suicide attempts and help adolescent clients deal with multiple problems.” (from the back cover)

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Disruptive Child and Adolescent Behavior, DVD, facilitator’s guide, and companion workbook. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2011. 

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Depression. DVD, facilitator’s guide, and companion workbook. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2011. 

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Anger Control Problems. DVD, facilitator’s guide, and companion workbook. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2011. 

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Social Anxiety Disorder. DVD, facilitator’s guide, and companion workbook. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2011. 

Evidence-Based Treatment Planning for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. DVD, facilitator’s guide, and companion workbook. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2011. 


The facilitator’s guide to the Evidence Treatment Planning is designed to help teachers or trainers conduct lectures or training sessions on the content of the DVD.  The DVD, Facilitator’s Guide, and Companion Workbook are designed to be used together.
 
Freedom Riders.: Could you get on the bus?  DVD.    (DALDVD 125)

            This documentary, about the Freedom Riders who pushed President Kennedy and the nation to begin to address the civil-rights inequities, was made by veteran filmmaker Stanley Nelson.  After interviewing prominent influencers on both sides of the issue, Nelson shows a time in American history where the youth of the nation led the way with personal conviction and courage. 

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