Perennial Education, inc
Most widely held works by Perennial Education, inc
Talkin' about AIDS ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
The facts about AIDS are illustrated in a variety of live and animated skits. Presents to adolescents with a humorous overtone the serious implications of contracting the HIV virus and defines their role in prevention. Several individuals reveal their experience with living with AIDS and several professionals uncover many important issues.
Fragile time ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Presents the accounts of three suicide attempts by young people in order to illustrate issues of teen depression as well as other warning signs and intervention strategies for teen suicide.
Ad libbing it ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
"An irreverent look at how advertisers try to hook young people on cigarettes and alcohol. Advertisements by tobacco and alcohol companies, often aimed to promote use of their products by special target groups have been effective ... with devasting results. This humorous program exposes these advertising practices and shows viewers how they are being manipulated to smoke cigarettes and drink alcoholic beverages. Audiences of all ages are encouraged to be critical of advertisements and to take responsibility for their own health"--Container.
Hope is not a method ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
"This video presents straight forward answers to commonly asked questions about birth control. Several forms of birth control, including prescription and over-the-counter methods are examined in terms of effectiveness, usability possibility of side effects, and obtainability."
Food, energy and you ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1968 and 1993 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Demonstrates the process by which food supplies the body with energy, illustrating how sensible eating habits contribute to physical well-being.
Assessment and the early years ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Examines the role of diagnosis and assessment in caring for the F.A.S. (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome) or F.A.E. (Fetal Alcohol Effects) child. Pediatricians, psychologists, and educators discuss the special needs of children with F.A.S. or F.A.E. and offer strategies for working with them in the home, preschool and elementary school.
Preventing FAS ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Explains how drinking during pregnancy affects the fetus. Discusses how the mother's drinking may be related to her social environment.
The Stress test ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Examines stress and how it affects business and personal relationships. The physical symptoms of stress and stress management are discussed, while the steps one can take to lessen its effects are outlined. Includes cameo appearances by various celebrities and others.
You're not alone with herpes ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Defines Herpes virus. Discusses transmission, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of the virus.
Like other people ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Shows and dicusses the feelings and attitudes of a group of physically handicapped people in an English institution for the handicapped. Emphasizes the fact that physically handicapped people have the same feelings and needs as normal people.
AIDS & women the greatest [gamble ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
This program focuses on five very different women who are living and coping with HIV. In candid interviews, the women discuss how they were infected with the virus, their reactions to their diagnosis, and how they are dealing with a wide variety of emotions. Three of these women are also mothers, and interviews with their children provide additional insight into how AIDS affects relationships with family and friends.
The Nutrition test ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Shows consumers how to shop and read food labels and illustrates how to cook foods in order to retain the highest nutritional value possible. Also discusses the benefits of obtaining nutrients from food instead of vitamin supplements.
Condom sense ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
A series of vignettes dealing with myths about condoms is interwoven with a story about two young lovers and their conflicts over birth control. Includes answers to common questions about condoms and their use.
Hope is not a method III ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Provides up-to-date information on methods of birth control. Includes animation.
A Baby is born ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1974 and 1986 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Records an actual hospital delivery without complications. Examines some of the problems and anxieties which accompany the final stages of birth. Ends with a post-natal visit with an obstetrician who explains how to space birth by using proper birth control methods.
The Aging of North America ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Presents an historical perspective of the aged in North America. Dr. Ken Dychtwald discusses how one can lengthen one's life through exercise and nutrition.
Beyond retirement ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Profiles six individuals over the age of sixty-five whose growth, creativity, and self-discovery have enriched their lives. Shows that accomplished life-styles are possible for anyone in the later years.
Taking a stand ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The ability to take a stand is a skill used by people who want to express different types of limits to their friends. This ability is proactive in that it helps people choose the time and plance that they will take a stand on their decisions rather than wait until situations force them to say "no." The focus of this program is high school students limits regarding sexual behavior.
Negotiation skills ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
During conflicts, teens often end up distancing themselves from authority figures, whom they consider unreasonable. Features a young man requesting the use of the family car. When his father says no, he gets upset. After learning how to negotiate, he replaces conflict with compromise and is granted the use of the car. Helps improve problem-solving skills, promote understanding of others' views, and offers active listening.
No accident ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Tells of the death of a young boy caused by a drunken driver, and the boy's father's decision to devote his life to telling young people everywhere about the devastating effects of such an "accident". Attempts to change the viewer's perspective toward the destructive behavior of drinking and driving.
Accidents--Prevention Advertising--Alcoholic beverages Advertising--Cigarettes Advertising--Psychological aspects Aging AIDS (Disease) AIDS (Disease) in children AIDS (Disease) in children--Prevention Alcoholism Assertiveness training Bioenergetics Birth control Case studies Childbirth Child development Child rearing Children's accidents--Prevention Children's films Children with disabilities--Care Contraception Drug abuse Fetal alcohol syndrome Films Food Food service--Sanitation Friendship Health Human reproduction Immune system Industrial safety Interpersonal relations Juvenile works Nutrition Older people Older people--Sexual behavior Parent and child Peer pressure in adolescence People with disabilities Personal narratives Photosynthesis Safety education Safety education, Industrial Stress (Physiology) Substance abuse--Prevention United States Videocassettes Women--Diseases Youth--Sexual behavior Youth--Suicidal behavior Youth--Suicidal behavior--Prevention