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SUCCESS AFTER PRISON
Ex-Offender Success Stories - DVD/ Video Series
A 4-part series, Success After Prison focuses on reducing recidivism, cognitive intervention, and changing the criminal mindset toward a positive attitude. Candid interviews with ex-offenders offer insight into success without returning to prison. Available in three versions - for male, female, and juvenile offenders. Approximately 20 minutes each. A REPRODUCIBLE guide is included with each series.

1: Introduction
Participants discuss at what point they decided not to go back to prison. They discovered that changing their attitude and taking responsibility for their actions was an important step to success.
2: Positive Outcomes from Serving Time
The discussion covers  positive outcomes  obtained while serving time in prison. Learning job skills, academic opportunities available and how taking advantage of your time in prison are important to success.
3: Taking Responsibility
Being accountable for your actions is a step towards success. Learning to forgive and to accept forgiveness are discussed. The participants tell of the lessons learned while in prison and offer words of advice.
4: Summary
Participants share tips for success. Don't let the prison environment control you - do the time, don't let the time do you. Find out who your real friends are, make a plan for your future and stick with it!
MALE VERSION
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Success After Prison 4-Video Series
GR111
$299.00
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Success After Prison 4-DVD Series
GR311
$299.00
FEMALE VERSION
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Success After Prison 4-Video Series
GR112
$299.00
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Success After Prison 4-DVD Series
GR312
$299.00
JUVENILE VERSION
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Success After Prison 4-Video Series
GR113
$299.00
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Success After Prison 4-DVD Series
GR313
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VICTIMS' AWARENESS: Victims Speak Out
6-DVD/ Video Series

The objective of this 6-part series is to make perpetrators aware that they are not the only ones forced to serve sentences for their crime. Viewers will be introduced to nine victims of crime whose lives have been changed forever.

Approximately 20 minutes each. A reproducible guide is included with each series.

1: Introduction

Nine people of multi-ethnic backgrounds share the details of how they were victimized by crimes.

2: The Victims' Emotions

Victims describe the emotions _ fear, pain, grief _ they felt at the time they were victimized by perpetrators.

3: The Recovery Process

Have the victims recovered, or did they just give up on life altogether?

4: The Ongoing Impact

Several of the victims share how they can never escape what happened.

5: The Forgiveness Process

Can these victims forgive the perpetrators? Or, will they carry their hate forever?

6: Meeting the Perpetrator

Victims discuss what they would say if they could meet the perpetrators in person.

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Victims' Awareness 6-Video Series
GR115
$399.00
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Victims' Awareness 6-DVD Series
GR315
$399.00
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GR401
$579.00
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GR491
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UNLOCKING THE PAST...UNLOCKING THE FUTURE
2-DVD/ Video Series

Why do people commit crimes? Do they recognize that there are victims? Do they seek forgiveness? This 2-part series examines the answers to these questions and more.

Approximately 25 minutes each. A reproducible guide is included with each series.

1: Unlocking the Past

Meet the perpetrators as they go deep into their pasts uncovering motives for committing crimes.

2: Unlocking the Future

Have the perpetrators changed? How do they deal with forgiveness? Would they meet their victim?

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Unlocking the Past 2-Video Series
GR118
$199.00
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Unlocking the Past 2-DVD Series
GR318
$199.00
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GR401
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GR491
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EMPLOYMENT AFTER PRISON I
Ex-offenders Talk about Getting a Job - DVD/Video Series

This 4-part series assists inmates as they prepare for their release and job hunting. Candid interviews with ex-offenders highlight the keys to finding employment. In addition, employers give insights on hiring ex-offenders.

Approximately 20 minutes each. A reproducible guide is included with each series.

1: Preparation for

Employment

Participants share their fears about applying and interviewing for a job. They offer special insight into answering the disclosure question - "Have you ever been convicted of a felony?"

2: Ex-offenders' Job Tips for Inmates

Participants share their thoughts regarding appearance, completing the job application, and being able to sell oneself.

3: Employers' Perspectives on Hiring Ex-offenders

Part I

Employers reveal why they are willing to hire ex-offenders and stress that ex-offenders have talents to share in the workplace.

4: Employers' Perspectives on Hiring Ex-offenders

Part II

Employers share ex-offenders' success stories and emphasize their willingness to give ex-offenders a chance if they exhibit honesty and a positive attitude.

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Employment After Prison I: 4-Video Series
GR116
$299.00
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Employment After Prison I: 4-DVD Series
GR316
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GR434
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GR494
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EMPLOYMENT AFTER PRISON II
Keeping a Job and Getting Ahead - DVD/ Video Series

This 4-part series features multi-ethnic ex-offenders talking about the road to success on the job. Topics include: how to keep a job with positive work attitudes; how to advance on the job; and practical tips, including how to properly leave a job. Approximately 20 minutes each. A reproducible guide is included with each series.

1: Personal Success Stories

Participants tell the true stories of their sometimes bumpy road from prison to paycheck to success.

2: How to Keep a Job, with Attitude!

Participants highlight positive work attitudes, including honesty, attendance, communication, and cooperation with employers and co-workers.

3: How to Get Ahead on the Job
The participants discuss the need for short-term and long-term goals, as well as the need for a plan to achieve these goals. They also share keys to advancing - further education and on-the-job training.

4: How to Leave a Job & More Tips

The participants tell how to leave a job without burning one's bridges. Through personal experience, the ex-offenders give viewers an inside look at the world of work outside prison.

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Employment After Prison II: 4-Video Series
GR121
$299.00
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Employment After Prison II: 4-DVD Series
GR321
$299.00
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GR434
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GR494
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You Are Power-Filled
4-DVD/ Video Series

by Odaris Jordan

This 4-part series is designed to "enhance awareness of the POWER-FILLED you."

The viewer is reminded that nothing is ever achieved unless it is first imagined! Topics urge viewers to: take responsibility for actions; recognize that interpersonal conflict results from inner conflict; realize the importance of verbal and non-verbal communication; and realize their full potential with conviction, commitment, time, and determination.

Approximately 30 minutes each. A reproducible guide is included with each series. 

1: The Power of Self-Responsibility

2: The Power of Conflict Resolution

3: The Power of Positive Communication

4: The Power to Change

You Are Power-Filled
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GR306
$149.50
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GR106
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Making Anger Work for You
4 DVD/ Video Series

by Lauren Murphy Payne, M.S.W.

This 4-part series, filmed with a multi-ethnic audience, will help adults identify and define anger. It gives practical suggestions for effectively dealing with anger and making anger work in everyday life.

Approximately 30 minutes each.   A reproducible guide is included with each series.

1: The Basics of Anger

2: Redefining Anger

3: Anger as a Process

4: Making New Choices

Making Anger Work for You
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4-DVD Series
GR310
$299.00
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GR110
$299.00
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GR497
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GR427
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Anger as a Fear Driven Emotion
4-DVD/ Video Series

by Lauren Murphy Payne, M.S.W.

This 4-part series picks up where Making Anger Work for You left off, broadening the concept of being responsible for one’s choices when angry. It suggests a vital connection between anger and fear that, when recognized, can be used to appropriately deal with these challenging emotions.

Approximately 25 minutes each.  A reproducible guide is included with each series.

1: Anger and Its Function

2: How Anger Relates to Fear

3: The Dynamics of Fear

4: Putting It All Together

Anger as a Fear Driven Emotion
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4-DVD Series
GR320
$299.00
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4-Video Series
GR120
$299.00
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GR497
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GR427
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Empower Yourself to Succeed
6 DVD/ Video Series

by Desi Williamson

This exciting 6-part series teaches people of all ages the foundational keys to success through empowerment and personal development. This powerful learning tool unleashes the "how to’s" of changing one’s pattern of thinking to a winner’s mindset. Filmed with a multi-ethnic audience, this series is excellent for adult education, WIA, correctional institutions, and staff training.

Approximately 30 minutes each. A reproducible guide is included with each series.

1: How to Program Your Mind

2: How to Change Your Life for the Better • Part I

3: How to Change Your Life for the Better • Part II

4: The Power of Personal Development

5: How to Create a Compelling Future

6: Adjusting Your Attitude

Empower Yourself to Succeed
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6-DVD Series
GR308
$399.00
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6-Video Series
GR108
$399.00

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Self-Esteem for Adults
4 DVD/ Video Series

by Marilyn Grosboll - teacher of self-esteem classes and seminars.

This 4-part series, filmed with a multi-ethnic audience, is excellent for adult education, WIA, and correctional institutions, as well as staff and parent in-service. Marilyn Grosboll’s background in psychology, public health education and nursing, along with her own experience of overcoming self-destructive behavior patterns, contribute to her special gift for inspiring people to be the best they can be.

Approximately 45 minutes each.  A reproducible guide is included with each series.

1: Self Acceptance: The Key to Self-Esteem

2: You’re in Charge of Your Life: Believe It or Not

3: The Choice is Yours: Accept or Resist

4: Your Present Thinking Creates Future Events

Self-Esteem for Adults
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4-DVD Series
GR303
$299.00
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4-Video Series
GR103
$299.00
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GR492
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GR402
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Adults in Transition: Creatively Dealing with Change
4 DVD/ Video Series

by Marilyn Grosboll, teacher of self-esteem classes and seminars.

This exciting 4-part series focuses on helping the adult whose life is in transition. It includes tools for goal setting, setting priorities, coping with and creating change, and reducing the fear of making decisions. Approximately 30 minutes each. A reproducible guide is included with each series.

1: Goal Setting

2: Choosing Priorities

3: Creating Change

4: Turning Decisions into Realities

Adults in Transition
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4-DVD Series
GR309
$299.00
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4-Video Series
GR109
$299.00
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GR492
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GR402
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Making Good Choices
DVD/ Video + Reproducible Guide

by Ulysses Long, counselor with at-risk youth.

Grades 6 – 12

This hard hitting video/DVD features Ulysses Long, who draws upon his personal experiences as an inner city youth and ex-offender.

It is designed to help students make good choices and decisions, know who their real friends are, and resist peer pressure. Making Good Choices urges students to take control of their lives, be accountable for their actions, and eliminate the blame/victim pattern. In addition, Ulysses Long encourages students to assess and develop their abilities, talents and skills.

32 minutes. A reproducible guide is included.

Making Good Choices
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DVD
GR319
$99.00
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GR119
$99.00