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Repressed Memories These questions lie at the heart of the memory of childhood abuse issue. Experts in the field of memory and trauma can provide some answers, but clearly more study and research are needed. What we do know is that both memory researchers and clinicians who work with trauma victims agree that both phenomena occur. However, experienced clinical psychologists state that the phenomenon of a recovered memory is rare (e.g., one experienced practitioner reported having a recovered memory arise only once in 20 years of practice). Also, although laboratory studies have shown that memory is often inaccurate and can be influenced by outside factors, memory research usually takes place either in a laboratory or some everyday setting. Pride Education Network To order and buy resources please go to the Resources page. All other resources may be viewed online and you can download them. PEN Resources Challenging Homophobia – A teacher’s resource book | Download and Preview TOCDealing with Name-Calling 2010 | Download and print (pdf)Myths About Anti-homophobia Education | Download and print (pdf)Myths About Anti-homophobia Education (Chinese) | Download and print (pdf)Objections to Anti-Homophobia Education | Download and print (pdf)The Gender Spectrum 2014 | Download and print (pdf) Lesson Plans A Sociometry of Oppressions (Questions for Teens) | Download and print (pdf)
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History & Film The life-saving, life-affirming work of The Trevor Project springs from the powerful intersection of storytelling on stage and film. In 1994, producers Randy Stone and Peggy Rajski saw writer/performer James Lecesne bring to life Trevor, a character he created as part of his award-winning one-man show WORD OF MOUTH. Convinced Trevor's story would make a wonderful short film, Stone and Rajski invited Lecesne to adapt it into a screenplay. Rajski directed the movie and TREVOR went on to win many prestigious awards including the Academy Award® for Best Live Action Short Film.
Teens and Social Media: More than Just Facebook Have you heard the news about Facebook? Article after article say that Facebook has a problem—teen engagement is on the decline. Does this spell doom for the world’s largest social network? Hardly. The official word is that millions of teens are still on Facebook, and the number of teens using the social network are holding steady. Facebook is just one of many places where teens are online. Resources For Adult Survivors What is Childhood Sexual Abuse? Child Molestation is defined as the act of a person - adult or child - who forces, coerces or threatens a child to have any form of sexual contact or to engage in any type of sexual activity at the perpetrator's direction. Read more about childhood sexual abuse and incest. Any sexual contact, whether it be overt or not, between a child and someone the child trusts, damages a child in countless ways.
Trans Connect Movie - "Rural Transcapes" Rural Transcapes is a topical film that profiles four transgendered individuals who have chosen to live in the rural area of the Kootenays. Christopher Moore is one of the people featured in the film and is the founder of the TransConnect Program, which provides outreach services to transgendered folks around the East and West Kootenays. Amy Bohigian of Watershed Productions was asked by Christopher last year to create an educational tool and the result is this 30 minute film, which delves into the difficult and inspiring stories of courage and authenticity. Idaho Teacher Under Investigation For Saying 'Vagina' During Biology Lesson Yes, it's really true. The 10th grade science teacher is being investigated by the Professional Standards Commission of his school, for uttering the word vagina during a biology lesson. Some parents are upset at this teacher for using a word straight out of the approved textbook, and are seeking to have him investigated. Under what actual grounds they might have a case is not at all clear however. The students are already even given the option to opt out of the horror of having to hear a term that designates a female organ.
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