Welcome to Our Video Toolbox
This page contains videos we use in our classes, or that contain information pertinent to the philosophy we hold in ending cruelty in relationships. Some videos have been created by us, and some have been created by others. We hope this page will be a resource for those facilitating battering intervention programs, for those offering public education and for anyone interested in personal growth.
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Understanding Abuse and Cruelty
Examining the definitions for abuse, violence, physical violence, and cruelty can be enlightening. The Family Peace Initiative walks us through the application of definitions.
Variations on the Control Log
FPI shares approaches to using the Control Log in Battering Intervention.
The Primary Colors of Emotions
This video can be used to teach the fundamentals of emotion in your class. It illustrates how trauma and adverse feelings can disconnect us from our emotional selves. This is a beginning conversation in the first section of our curriculum. It pairs well with conversation about the ACE's study.
The following videos are used at various times throughout our curriculum. We have found them to be useful in illustrating important points and stimulating conversation. Many thanks to the creators of these videos. We provide links here for your convenience.
Something My Father Would Do
Futures without violence.
Dr. Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities.
The Backwards Brain Cycle
It took me 8 months to learn how to do this, but I was only picking up the bike and running to the end of the driveway and back every day.
First Impressions: Exposure to Violence and a Childs Developing Brain
Produced for the California Attorney Generals Office, We explore the effects of domestic violence on the brain development of young children.
The Power of Vulnerability
Dr. Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share.
Listening to Shame
Dr. Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.
|Dr. Felitti, the principle reasearcher for the Adverse Childhood Experienced Study, reflects on his career and the impact of his research. Great information for classes and/or community education.