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Elkind & Sweet Communications

Overview
Works: 128 works in 211 publications in 1 language and 2,692 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Educational films  Internet videos  Life skills guides  Educational television programs  Instructional films 
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Most widely held works by Elkind & Sweet Communications
The Power of choice( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedian/teen counselor Michael Pritchard visits high schools in San Francisco, Denver, NY City and Biloxi to show young people how to be V.I.P.'s - to use Vision, Initiative and Perspective as tools for making good choices that put them in control of their lives
Self-esteem( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is self-esteem, what does it do for you, and how can you get it?
Coping with pressures( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to handle pressure in ways that serve your best interests
Acting on your values( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Pritchard, comedian and juvenile probation officer, discusses how to make choices with teenagers. This episode deals with choice and decision making as they relate to your value structure
Depression and suicide( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What to do if you or someone you care about is at risk
Communicating with parents( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What you can do to get your parents to listen and understand
Friendship and dating( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Pritchard, comedian and juvenile probation officer, discusses how to make choices with teenagers. This episode deals with how to create and maintain quality relationships
Raising your parents( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How you can make your relationship with your parents work better
Drinking and driving( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to stay out of (or get out of) drunk driving predicaments and still be cool
Drugs and alcohol( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What to do when someone you care about is hooked
Sex( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to make choices tonight that you can live with tomorrow
Cooperation( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moose, the proud lead singer of a popular school quartet, vows to quit his singing group when the other members want to perform a song which require him to sing backup. Despite their pleas for Moose to be more cooperative and share the limelight, he stands by his decision never to sing with his friends again. Unfortunately, his attitude not only hurts the group, it deprives him of participating in something he loves. If only Moose could learn to be more cooperative! But, after overhearing host Michael Pritchard and a group of real children talk about the benefits of cooperating, Moose makes the choice to rejoin his quartet and let his friends teach him to be a cooperative animal
Being responsible( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhonda and her friends are dividing up tasks for a school science project which must be completed over the weekend. But Rhonda is so irresponsible that her friends don't trust her to do anything important, and this makes her feel very bad. When she begs them for a chance to redeem herself by taking on a key task, they reluctantly go along. But just when she's getting down to business, another friend invites Rhonda to go away and spend the weekend at Disneyland. This, of course, would mean shirking her responsibility and letting down her friends again. What a dilemma! In the end, though, she takes the good advice of a group of real children led by host Michael Pritchard, and makes the responsible choice. As a result, Rhonda wins the respect of her friends and feels very good about herself
Dealing with feelings by Rob Buckman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Tuggy and his best friend, Moose, prepare for a YMCA camping trip, Tuggy begins to panic at the thought of spending the whole weekend away from home. Unable to acknowledge that he's feeling scared, he makes a lot of silly excuses for why he can't go. He even starts a fight with Moose when Moose suggests that maybe Tuggy is a bit afraid. Moose shuffles away with hurt feelings and Tuggy is left completely confused about his own behavior. He doesn't know what he's feeling or what to do about it. But it all becomes clear when a group of real children, led by host Michael Pritchard, conclude that Tuggy is feeling fear and he should accept that and tell Moose. When Tuggy confesses, Moose is impressed with Tuggy's honesty and confides that he, too, has been feeling a bit afraid. They decide to go on the camping trip together and provide comfort for each other
Being friends( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhonda, Missie and Fiona learn about the complex nature of friendship. When Missie is not invited to the "in" party, the three girls are forced to deal with the differences in their relationship with each other
Appreciating yourself( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tuggy Turtle learns that being himself is alot better than pretending to be someone he's not. When Tuggy becomes troubled by feelings of inadequacy, his friends help him to recognize and appreciate his positive inner qualities
In search of character( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the Dr. Mike Radio Show, core virtues that help teens develop into caring, respectful, responsible people are spotlighted
Saying NO (to smoking)( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missie Mouse returns to school after vacation to find that her best friend, Rhonda Bird, has just taken up smoking and wants Missie to do the same. When Missie objects, Rhonda insists that smoking makes her sophisticated and grown up, and that if Missie doesn't get with it, she may find herself left out. Missie feels very torn because she has always looked up to Rhonda as a more socially advanced role model, but now Rhonda is doing something that Missie disapproves of. Should Missie stand her ground and risk losing her friend, or bend to pressure and do something she knows is wrong? After listening to some wise thoughts of a group of real children led by host Michael Pritchard, Missie makes the right choice and firmly, but gracefully, persuades Rhonda that smoking is a bad idea
In search of character( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the Dr. Mike Radio Show, core virtues that help teens develop into caring, respectful, responsible people are spotlighted
Asking for Help( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moose learns not to let pride or embarrassment get in the way of asking for help. After ruining a group science project, Moose finds that the only good way to cope with his "secret" reading problem is to get the help he needs to overcome it
 
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Alternative Names
Elkind and Sweet Communications

Languages
English (44)