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“Perceptions of Abuse” approaches the issue of elder abuse through the eyes of adolescents, as they watch and react to the story of Norman, an older man abused by his grown sons. This video provides a powerful stimulus for discussion on a wide variety of sensitive topics.
Informative and thought-provoking, it underscores the importance of raising awareness at an early age about issues related to troubled families, isolation, helplessness, self-esteem, power and control. Perceptions of Abuse clearly demonstrates the value of prevention of abuse through education.
Length: 25 min.
Includes resource information and facilitator’s guide
Download the Facilitator’s Guide
As included on the Breaking Point DVD, this extensive Facilitator’s Guide in PDF format contains a full transcript plus suggested questions for discussion.
- Using the Video
- Adolescents and Young Adults
- The Middle Years
- Role Play Scenarios
- Elder Abuse and The Law
- Additional Resources