Counseling & Social Work


Parenting Is Overrated 83 min.

What shapes us more: our DNA, or the way we are raised? This debate, commonly referred to as "nature versus nurture," has stirred controversy for thousands of years. Emerging genetic research indicates that the scale may be tipping toward biology, or "nature"—but the research is far from definitive. Proponents of the "nature" view argue that DNA plays the key role in determining who we are, as evi...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Voices Beyond the Wall 90 min.

Rescued from the streets of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, murder capital of the world, orphaned girls find their voices in poetry as they heal traumas of their past and prepare to transition into an uncertain future.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Victims of Child Abuse 87 min.

This poignant documentary sheds light on children who have been victims of abuse, mistreatment, and neglect. Following police, social workers, and judges, the program reveals the work that goes into protecting these children, and ensuring they have a better future.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Secret Helpers: Dan and Brett 52 min.

Ten Brits embark on one of the toughest weeks of their lives with the secret advice of strangers from around the world. Here, a husband-to-be and a new dad get help.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Secret Helpers: Dave and Claire 52 min.

The secret helpers share their pearls of wisdom with David, whose family life is in crisis, and Claire, whose stammer stops her from moving on in her job.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Secret Helpers: Lesley and Lauren 52 min.

Widow Lesley feels ready to find love again but this time she would like to date a woman. Can the sages help her come out to her friends?

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Secret Helpers: Mark And Beth 52 min.

54 year-old Mark is a single father to 8 year-old son Sammy. Mark's wife died two years ago. Since then Mark has relied on his own mother to help with cooking, cleaning and looking after his son. She has even moved into a house up the road so that she can devote her life to them. Mark takes advantage of his 79-year-old mother and spends very little time with his son and when he does, avoids discus...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Secret Helpers: Alex and Jonny 52 min.

31-year-old Alex has an interview for her dream job working in a children's activity centre but suffers from anxiety and nerves.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Applying Mindfulness in Therapy With Jack Kornfield and Trudy Goodman 112 min.

Supported by neuroscience research, mindfulness practice has demonstrated its ability to ease stress, control anxiety and depression, and improve cognition, focus, and memory. As its reach and influence has increased, mindfulness has raised fundamental questions about its role in therapy. How do these modalities fit together? What might mindfulness add to psychological treatment? What might it tel...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Bringing a Polyvagal Perspective into Therapy: How to Safely Navigate Emotional Storms 122 min.

When life—and therapy—brings scary moments, it’s the body’s autonomic nervous system that takes action. Polyvagal Theory has revolutionized our understanding of both how this system works and how to create safety and connection. In this video workshop with social worker Deb Dana, viewers learn how to harness the healing potential of the autonomic nervous system to help clients navigate the storms...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018