EARLY MISGIVINGS: A FILM ON CHILD ABUSE

EARLY MISGIVINGS: A FILM ON CHILD ABUSE

    Price: $265.00

    Code: 1417
    Format: DVD

    Examines the problem of child abuse and its root causes and shows methods of treatment and prevention. The film includes interviews with parents, doctors, counselors and other professionals, as well as former victims of child abuse, stressing the need for an interdisciplinary approach to this far-reaching problem. The film also counters several of the most prevalent myths about child abuse, shows some of the many information and counseling services available, and outlines current efforts, on both a state and federal level, to enact child welfare legislation.

    Directed by Leonard Kurz
    1984, 29 minutes
    Purchase: $265 Classroom Rental: $50

    * Finalist, John Muir Medical Film Festival
    * Editor's Choice, Science Books & Films

    **Highly Recommended "...appropriate for general audiences and specific groups that are more prone to inflict child abuse, including young, single, and disadvantaged parents."--Science Books & Films

    "...an effective portrayal...would serve well as a focus for discussion groups in high schools, church groups, and professional settings such as community mental health centers."--Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy



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