Counseling & Social Work

New! Elder Abuse: What Every Cop and Social Worker Needs to Know 42 min.

This program provides officers and investigators crucial information and knowledge they will need when coming across or investigating potential instances of elder abuse. Whether physical, mental or financial rip-offs and scams, the cost to our elderly is in the billions of dollars every year. Such situations call for first responders to have a ‘toolbox’ of information at their disposal, because...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2023

New! Angels and Saints: Eros and Awe 56 min.

Addressing the topics of gender identity and sexuality, this award-winning video examines psychological, emotional, and spiritual wholeness, namely, the sacred and sensual connection of our bodies and the natural world that western religion has historically demonized and maligned. It is a film about people whom we call our “Angels and Saints” or our “modern messengers”, who have found a path to be...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2022

Gender-Affirming Care 7 min.

The number of youth who openly identify as transgender has nearly doubled since 2017, according to a study from UCLA's Williams Institute. In 2022, 16 states have proposed legislation that would restrict access to gender-affirming care for patients under the age of 18. Dr. Meredithe McNamara, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine, joins Geoff Bennett to discuss.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2022

Can Psychedelics Cure? 54 min.

Hallucinogenic drugs--popularly called psychedelics--have been used by human societies for thousands of years. Today, scientists are taking a second look at many of these mind-altering substances--both natural and synthetic--and discovering that they can have profoundly positive clinical impacts, helping patients struggling with a range of afflictions from addiction to depression and PTSD.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2022

New to Our Collection! The Healing 54 min.

The Healing explores a life-saving equine welfare program that brings traumatised ex-racehorses and traumatised veterans together to help heal each other. Set against the stunning backdrop of country Australia, The Healing is an inspiring journey of recovery that immerses us in the emotional drama of two very different worlds. The stakes are literally life and death for the horses and humans pa...

Formats: DVD Copyright Date: 2021

New to Our Collection! Psychedelia: History and Science of Mystical Experience 59 min.

Psychedelia takes viewers on a journey through the origins and resurgence of psychedelic research, exploring the profound, life-altering effects of these compounds in both the therapeutic setting and the world at large.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

The Psychedelic Drug Trial: A Cure for Depression? 51 min.

This documentary offers exclusive access to a ground-breaking new trial at Imperial College London. The trial sees, for the first time ever, and under controlled conditions, a psychedelic drug tested head-to-head against a standard antidepressant as a treatment for depression. The film follows a pioneering team of scientists and psychotherapists, led by Professor David Nutt, Dr Robin Carhart-Harri...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2021

My Story of Alzheimer's Disease 20 min.

What is it really like to care for a someone with Alzheimer’s Disease? In this award-winning short film, five diverse caregivers and a compassionate psychiatrist express the fear, heartbreak, and isolation that are part of caring for a loved one who suffers from a disease that is still so misunderstood by many people. The film offers an uplifting message, focusing on the love that underlines their...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

10 Keys to Happier Living in Challenging Times 58 min.

In this taped webinar from the MAPP (Masters in Applied Positive Psychology) Alumni Association, trainer, consultant, and speaker Vanessa King explores how the evidence-based 10 Keys to Happier Living framework (developed for social movement Action for Happiness) can apply in times of difficulty to help us cope and enable resilience.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Acting "As If": How Acting Can Help You Increase Your Well-Being 33 min.

Research shows that changing your posture makes you more confident and more successful in high stress situations. In this taped webinar from the MAPP (Masters in Applied Positive Psychology) Alumni Association, leadership development facilitator, coach, and playright Shannon Polly teaches how to focus on the external aspects of well-being and presence: posture (standing and seated), breathing, voi...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020