• A Simple Gift: Ending the Cycle of Hurt

    A Simple Gift: Ending the Cycle of Hurt

    Video, 2000


    Certain caregiver behaviours can be frightening to a young child and may contribute to disorganized attachment. As a result, serious emotional and behavioural problems can develop. This video is designed to help parents recognize and prevent interactions with their children that may be harmful. Simple examples of harmful caregiving behaviours are demonstrated with explanations of why they might frighten children. As well, more positive ways to interact with children are suggested. The information is presented in clear language and is suitable for parents from many cultures.

    Video, 2000


    Certain caregiver behaviours can be frightening to a young child and may contribute to disorganized attachment. As a result, serious emotional and behavioural problems can develop. This video is designed to help parents recognize and prevent interactions with their children that may be harmful. Simple examples of harmful caregiving behaviours are demonstrated with explanations of why they might frighten children. As well, more positive ways to interact with children are suggested. The information is presented in clear language and is suitable for parents from many cultures.

    SKU: 5-V-511
  • A Simple Gift: Comforting Your Baby

    A Simple Gift: Comforting Your Baby

    Video, 2000


    This video addresses the development and importance of an infant’s attachment relationship with parents in the first year of life. It uses the ideas of attachment theory and research to help focus on different ways parents or other caregivers may respond to infants’ cries. It also shows how infants are likely to interpret the responses of caregivers. The information is presented in clear language and is suitable for parents from many cultures.

    Video, 2000


    This video addresses the development and importance of an infant’s attachment relationship with parents in the first year of life. It uses the ideas of attachment theory and research to help focus on different ways parents or other caregivers may respond to infants’ cries. It also shows how infants are likely to interpret the responses of caregivers. The information is presented in clear language and is suitable for parents from many cultures.

    SKU: 5-V-510
  • The Baby Human

    The Baby Human

    Video, 2004


    Imagine you’re suddenly thrust into a world where you can’t speak, can barely move, and must unravel the meaning behind a maze of sounds and sights in order to survive. This is the world of the baby.

    For the first time, experience the first two years of a child’s life just as they do. This groundbreaking program reveals what only the little ones know. What is their most profound need? How do they REALLY see their parents? What does it feel like to struggle to walk or learn to speak?

    It’s an incredible journey each of us has taken – but none of us remember. Get a carpet-and-crib-eye view of the baby’s world as they take their first humorous, death-defying, wondrous steps into life.

    Episodes include: To Walk, To Think, and To Talk. Also includes segments on baby trivia, and common baby names and their meanings.

    Video, 2004


    Imagine you’re suddenly thrust into a world where you can’t speak, can barely move, and must unravel the meaning behind a maze of sounds and sights in order to survive. This is the world of the baby.

    For the first time, experience the first two years of a child’s life just as they do. This groundbreaking program reveals what only the little ones know. What is their most profound need? How do they REALLY see their parents? What does it feel like to struggle to walk or learn to speak?

    It’s an incredible journey each of us has taken – but none of us remember. Get a carpet-and-crib-eye view of the baby’s world as they take their first humorous, death-defying, wondrous steps into life.

    Episodes include: To Walk, To Think, and To Talk. Also includes segments on baby trivia, and common baby names and their meanings.

    SKU: 5-V-527
  • Challenging Behaviours in Young Children, Techniques and Solutions

    Challenging Behaviors in Young Children: Techniques and Solutions

    Video, 2004


    This DVD highlights expert information from two books Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood Classroom Settings: Creating a Place for all Children and Addressing Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood Settings: A Teacher’s Guide. The DVD uses footage from a daycare setting to highlight concepts that are introduced by experts throughout the film. Special attention is paid to methods that can be used to teach young children how to problem solve.

    Audience: Parents and Early Childhood Educators

    Video, 2004


    This DVD highlights expert information from two books Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood Classroom Settings: Creating a Place for all Children and Addressing Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood Settings: A Teacher’s Guide. The DVD uses footage from a daycare setting to highlight concepts that are introduced by experts throughout the film. Special attention is paid to methods that can be used to teach young children how to problem solve.

    Audience: Parents and Early Childhood Educators
    SKU: 8-V-814
  • Elijah’s Story

    Elijah’s Story

    Video, 2000


    Elijah’s Story is the true story of a 16-month-old baby boy who was shaken to death by his biological father. The film follows the young family from the birth of Elijah to the 911 emergency call and sentencing hearing. Testimonies are given by Elijah’s mom and grandparents, as well as by the doctor, detective, and judge in the case. Elijah’s mom shares her emotions as she tries to go on, and Elijah’s dad speaks out from prison, encouraging others to learn from his mistakes.

    Video, 2000


    Elijah’s Story is the true story of a 16-month-old baby boy who was shaken to death by his biological father. The film follows the young family from the birth of Elijah to the 911 emergency call and sentencing hearing. Testimonies are given by Elijah’s mom and grandparents, as well as by the doctor, detective, and judge in the case. Elijah’s mom shares her emotions as she tries to go on, and Elijah’s dad speaks out from prison, encouraging others to learn from his mistakes.

    SKU: 4-V-402
  • Understanding Traumatized and Maltreated Children: The Core Concepts

    Understanding Traumatized and Maltreated Children: The Core Concepts

    Video, 2004


    This DVD consists of seven, half-hour presentations focused on child maltreatment and trauma. Dr. Bruce Perry, from the ChildTrauma Academy, presents information on the following topics:

    • Challenging our beliefs
    • The amazing human brain
    • How the brain develops: The importance of early childhood development
    • Neglect: How poverty of experience disrupts development
    • The fear response: The impact of childhood trauma
    • Living and working with traumatized children
    • Violence and childhood

    Video, 2004


    This DVD consists of seven, half-hour presentations focused on child maltreatment and trauma. Dr. Bruce Perry, from the ChildTrauma Academy, presents information on the following topics:

    • Challenging our beliefs
    • The amazing human brain
    • How the brain develops: The importance of early childhood development
    • Neglect: How poverty of experience disrupts development
    • The fear response: The impact of childhood trauma
    • Living and working with traumatized children
    • Violence and childhood
    SKU: 8-V-810
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Reducing the Risk in the Circle of Life

    Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Reducing the Risk in the Circle of Life

    Video, 2000


    Graham Greene narrates this video that describes strategies for reducing the occurrence of SIDS. Discussion of SIDS and the risk reduction strategies involve key interviews with Aboriginal parents, health professionals, and an Elder. The video is accompanied by a study guide, which can be used to lead group discussion. Audience: expectant parents, caregivers, health professionals.

    Audience: Expectant parents, caregivers, and health professionals.

    Video, 2000


    Graham Greene narrates this video that describes strategies for reducing the occurrence of SIDS. Discussion of SIDS and the risk reduction strategies involve key interviews with Aboriginal parents, health professionals, and an Elder. The video is accompanied by a study guide, which can be used to lead group discussion. Audience: expectant parents, caregivers, health professionals.

    Audience: Expectant parents, caregivers, and health professionals.
    SKU: 2-V-204
  • I Am Your Child Video Series: A Child with Special Needs

    A Child with Special Needs (I Am Your Child Series)

    Video, 2005


    Finding out that your child has special needs is the beginning of a remarkable journey. Whether your child is developmentally delayed or has a significant physical disability, you want your child to be happy and safe, and to develop to her fullest potential.

    In this video, families of children with special needs share their stories to help others in similar circumstances understand that, while every child is unique, there are common experiences, emotions, and challenges families are likely to encounter as they work to help their child.

    This video provides information on:

    • What to do when you find out that your child has a special need
    • Moving from confusion and grief to acceptance and empowerment
    • Finding answers and getting help
    • Speaking up as your child’s best advocate
    • The importance of looking beyond the diagnosis
    • Focusing on your child’s unique strengths

    Video, 2005


    Finding out that your child has special needs is the beginning of a remarkable journey. Whether your child is developmentally delayed or has a significant physical disability, you want your child to be happy and safe, and to develop to her fullest potential.

    In this video, families of children with special needs share their stories to help others in similar circumstances understand that, while every child is unique, there are common experiences, emotions, and challenges families are likely to encounter as they work to help their child.

    This video provides information on:

    • What to do when you find out that your child has a special need
    • Moving from confusion and grief to acceptance and empowerment
    • Finding answers and getting help
    • Speaking up as your child’s best advocate
    • The importance of looking beyond the diagnosis
    • Focusing on your child’s unique strengths
    SKU: 5-V-513
  • Hold onto Your Kids

    Hold onto Your Kids

    Video, 2008


    This DVD explores the importance of attachment in the development of children. In some cases, these relationships do not last for the length of time that children are still maturing. Often times, children turn their attachment relationship from caregivers to peers. However, peer relationships do not have the same benefits for the child as those with caregivers.

    Video, 2008


    This DVD explores the importance of attachment in the development of children. In some cases, these relationships do not last for the length of time that children are still maturing. Often times, children turn their attachment relationship from caregivers to peers. However, peer relationships do not have the same benefits for the child as those with caregivers.

    SKU: 8-V-804
  • The Baby Human 2

    The Baby Human 2

    Video, 2008


    Imagine being thrust into a world where you cannot speak, can barely move, and must unravel the meaning behind a maze of sounds and sights in order to survive. This is the world of the baby.

    Series Two of this groundbreaking program takes a look inside the mind of a baby, revealing how they think, communicate, and observe. Episodes include: To Feel, To Belong, and To Relate. Also includes segments on less common baby names and their meanings, and baby trivia.

    Video, 2008


    Imagine being thrust into a world where you cannot speak, can barely move, and must unravel the meaning behind a maze of sounds and sights in order to survive. This is the world of the baby.

    Series Two of this groundbreaking program takes a look inside the mind of a baby, revealing how they think, communicate, and observe. Episodes include: To Feel, To Belong, and To Relate. Also includes segments on less common baby names and their meanings, and baby trivia.

    SKU: 5-V-528
  • The Happiest Baby on the Block

    The Happiest Baby on the Block

    Video, 2002


    In this video, Dr. Karp teaches parents and caregivers how to calm and soothe a crying baby by using the “5 S’s”. The “Happiest Baby on the Block” is a positive parenting video and can also be used for the prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome by teaching how to appropriately deal with infant crying.

    Video, 2002


    In this video, Dr. Karp teaches parents and caregivers how to calm and soothe a crying baby by using the “5 S’s”. The “Happiest Baby on the Block” is a positive parenting video and can also be used for the prevention of Shaken Baby Syndrome by teaching how to appropriately deal with infant crying.

    SKU: 5-V-504
  • I Am Your Child Video Series: The First Years Last Forever

    The First Years Last Forever (I Am Your Child Video Series)

    Video, 2005


    The new research in brain development tells us of the vital importance of the relationship between caregiver and child in the critical first years of life. New parents have a wonderful opportunity to help their child reach their full potential.

    This video includes information on:

    • Bonding and attachment
    • Child care
    • Communication
    • Discipline
    • Health and nutrition
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-awareness

    Video, 2005


    The new research in brain development tells us of the vital importance of the relationship between caregiver and child in the critical first years of life. New parents have a wonderful opportunity to help their child reach their full potential.

    This video includes information on:

    • Bonding and attachment
    • Child care
    • Communication
    • Discipline
    • Health and nutrition
    • Self-esteem
    • Self-awareness
    SKU: 5-V-522
  • Babies

    Babies

    Video, 2009


    Experience joy and happiness at its purest in this life-affirming, universal celebration of the magic and innocence of babies. Proving that if you surround your baby with love, it doesn’t matter what culture you’re from or what childrearing practices you follow. “Babies” travels the globe following four children from vastly different corners of the world – Ponijao from Namibia, Bayarjargal from Mongolia, Mari from Tokyo, and Hattie from San Francisco.

    Video, 2009


    Experience joy and happiness at its purest in this life-affirming, universal celebration of the magic and innocence of babies. Proving that if you surround your baby with love, it doesn’t matter what culture you’re from or what childrearing practices you follow. “Babies” travels the globe following four children from vastly different corners of the world – Ponijao from Namibia, Bayarjargal from Mongolia, Mari from Tokyo, and Hattie from San Francisco.

    SKU: 5-V-509
  • The Six Core Strengths for Healthy Childhood Development

    The Six Core Strengths for Healthy Childhood Development

    Video, 2004


    In this DVD, Dr. Bruce Perry outlines the core strengths that, if developed in early childhood, help children to grow into creative, social, humane, and caring humans. These core strengths are only expressed if a child is given opportunities to develop them. They include attachment, self-regulation, affiliation, attunement, tolerance, and respect.

    Video, 2004


    In this DVD, Dr. Bruce Perry outlines the core strengths that, if developed in early childhood, help children to grow into creative, social, humane, and caring humans. These core strengths are only expressed if a child is given opportunities to develop them. They include attachment, self-regulation, affiliation, attunement, tolerance, and respect.

    SKU: 8-V-809
  • Healthy Baby Healthy Brain

    Healthy Baby Healthy Brain

    Video, 2012


    This DVD provides expert commentary, real life scenarios, and practical strategies for parents to help integrate the information that is being shared. A Facilitator’s Guide is included that allows frontline staff to use the video with groups of parents or on a one-to-one basis to introduce the importance of brain development. This workshop can also be used for professional development. The key messages of the workshop and DVD are “start early”, “love builds brains”, “play builds brains”, “health builds brains”, and “baby’s world matters”.

    This video complements the material that can be found at www.HealthyBabyHealthyBrain.ca.

    Video, 2012


    This DVD provides expert commentary, real life scenarios, and practical strategies for parents to help integrate the information that is being shared. A Facilitator’s Guide is included that allows frontline staff to use the video with groups of parents or on a one-to-one basis to introduce the importance of brain development. This workshop can also be used for professional development. The key messages of the workshop and DVD are “start early”, “love builds brains”, “play builds brains”, “health builds brains”, and “baby’s world matters”.

    This video complements the material that can be found at www.HealthyBabyHealthyBrain.ca.

    SKU: 8-V-813