DVDs - Adolescents

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Nobody’s perfect: learning self-acceptance
Human Relations Media. (2009) Stowmarket: Boulton-Hawker Films Limited
Running time: 23 min 
Suitable for children aged 11+
This film finally shows that nobody is perfect.  In trying to fit in and please others, young people are often very critical of themselves which in turn can affect their health and happiness, school work and behaviour.

His and hers: gender and sexuality
Classroom Video, Australia. (2009) Stowmarket: Boulton-Hawker Films Ltd.
Running time: 16 min 
Suitable for children aged 11-14
This film examines the main physical and emotional changes of puberty from the male and female viewpoint

Knowing when to say no
Video Education Australasia. (2008). Stowmarket: Boulton-Hawker Films Ltd
Running time: 26 min 
Suitable for children aged 11-14
This film looks at risk-taking, values and how to say ’no’ when faced with difficult situations involving drugs, crime, bullying, sex and driving.

Understanding prejudice
Video Education Australasia. (2008) Stowmarket: Boulton-Hawker Films Ltd.
Running time: 28 min.
Suitable for young people aged 14+
This film defines prejudice and why it happens.  It looks at the impact on people and tries to find ways to lessen prejudice.

Youth voices: issues and solutions for health services
NHS Health Scotland (2008).  Edinburgh: NHS Health Scotland
Running time: 21 min
Suitable for young people aged 14+ and Primary Health Care professionals
This film  is divided into 7 chapters. It gets young people to talk about their experiences of accessing health services

Advertising, the media and your health
Human Relations Media. (2007) Stowmarket: Boulton Hawker Films,
Running time: 18 min.
Suitable for young people aged 13+
This film shows the impact of advertising and the media on young people.  It then looks at how young people can analyse the way adverts are made and how they can make better educated consumer choices.

Get your head round it! Bullying, achievement and anti-swot culture.
PBC (2007). Huddersfield : PBC.
Running time:  25 min
Suitable for children aged 8-12.
This film focuses on the transition from primary to secondary school.

Caution: teenager under construction
Human Relations, USA (2007).  Stowmarket: Boulton-Hawker Films
Running time: 15 min.
Suitable for young people aged 11-14.
Discusses the enormous emotional, social and developmental changes that accompany adolescence.  Includes a detailed teacher's resource guide.

Being different and That’s my life.
Channel 4 (2006). London: Channel 4 Television.
Running time: 5 x 10 min programmes, 5 x 5 min programmes
Suitable for children and young people aged 7-14.
Being different – In the five films young people tell how they feel different.
That’s my life – In the five films young disabled people discuss all aspects of their lives

Resilience: bouncing back
Video Education Australasia (2004). Stowmarket: Boulton-Hawker Films
Running time: 26 min.
Suitable for children and young people aged 10 -13.
Uses a teenage presenter and a puppet 'friend' to explore what it means to be resilient, interspersed with comments from young people. 

Trust responsibility and negotiation in relationships
Video Education Australasia.  (2003)  Stowmarket: Boulton-Hawker Films Ltd
Running time: 26 min.
Suitable for young people aged 14+
This DVD looks at different areas of trust which includes self-esteem, assertiveness, respect and communication and support.

Exploring healthy relationships.
Human Relations Media USA. (2002)  Stowmarket: Boulton-Hawker Films Ltd
Running time: 22 min.
Suitable young people aged 12+
This film gives adolescents skills on how to have good relationships within the family

Growing up: a guide to puberty
Bounty Health Network. (2002)  Hoylake: Uniview Worldwide Ltd,
Running time: 12.5 min.
Suitable for young people aged 8-12
This film uses animated drawings to illustrate what happens to the body during puberty

A to Z of risk: a young person’s guide
Video Education Australasia (2000).  Stowmarket: Boulton-Hawker Films Ltd
Running time: 23 min.
Suitable for young people aged 13+
This film deals with teenage risk taking behaviour.

Tell it like it is.
Leeds Animation workshop (2000).  Leeds: Leeds animation workshop
Running time: 12 min.
Suitable for young people aged 11-15.
This animated film in the form of a video diary explores the differences between boys and girls and the anxieties they experience at school which include bullying. 

Images of health
Video Education Australasia. (1990) Stowmarket: Boulton-Hawker Films Ltd
Running time: 40 min.
Suitable for young people aged 14+
A DVD looking at all areas of health.

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