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HelpMeHelpYou Package


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HelpMeHelpYou Package

SPECIAL PACKAGE OFFER  $75 for all four HelpMeHelpYou films to date ($95 if purchased separately) Special ENDS APRIL 30, 2016

Each of the films in this series describes an individual animal-assisted program and features children who have found help and hope. Each program is unique, but all are inspirational reminders of the healing power of the human-animal bond.

Viewers will gain insight into starting, building, and maintaining effective programs in which both children and animals benefit.

Faith and Hope on a Farm  - Telly Award winner film

Green Chimneys, Blue Skies - Telly Award winner film

BARC if you need help

Horses Heal Too

$25.00

Horses Heal Too

animal therapy, volunteers, horses

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Horses Heal Too

Horses Heal Too - Two Different Paths to Healing

Rescued horses in two very different programs help troubled youth learn respect, responsibiility, empathy and compassion. Both Programs benefit children and horses in need of a second chance.

Zuma's Rescue Ranch - A well-established program in Denver, Colorado, where rescued horses are paired with at-risk youth in a mutually therapeutic programs.

Reaching Hands Ranch - A grass-roots program in northwest Wyoming, where youth assist in the rehabilitation and adoption of horses after school and on weekends.

View a clip of this film on YouTube

 

(All ages; 24 minutes. Social Studies, Science, Undergraduates and above, Professionals, Occupational Therapy, Juvenile Justice, Criminology, Corrections)

 

$25.00

Green Chimneys, Blue Skies

farm, children, respect, therapy

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Green Chimneys, Blue Skies

Green Chimneys, Blue Skies  At Green Chimneys School in Brewster, New York, animals have been helping kids succeed academically, socially, and emotionally for more than 65 years. In turn, kids have been helping rescued animals. How and why do they do it?

This film is part of the HelpMeHelpYou series of films where animals and children can care for each other, and through their interaction help each other. It is also a comprehensive and detailed look at Green Chimneys' philosophy and methods. It is also a reminder of the power of the human-animal bond and sure to leave you moved and inspired.

 

See a clip now of this film

$20.00

BARC if you need help


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BARC if you need help

Project BARC, Building Adolescent Responsibility and Compassion

Project BARC is a collaboration  between the Humane Society of West Michigan and the Kent County Juvenile Detention Center. Its purpose is two-fold: to build responsibility, compassion, and self-confidence among the teens in the detention center and to increase dog adoptions.

You'll see some of the lives (both human and canine) that Project BARC has transformed in this inspiring film with a very happy ending: the BARC Graduation Ceremony and the joyful results of everyone's hard work.

The HelpMeHelpYou series describes animal-assisted programs around the country in which both animals and children benefit from their interactions. See also Faith and Hope on a Farm and Green Chimneys, Blue Skies.

See a clip now of this film
 

$25.00

Faith and Hope on a Farm

therapy, compassion, farm

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Faith and  Hope on a Farm

Faith and Hope on a Farm is an inspiring reminder of why we teach compassion, empathy, and respect to help break the cycle of abuse. This film is part of the HelpMeHelpYou series of films where animals and children can care for each other, and through their interaction help each other.

The film highlights Forget Me Not Farm in Santa Rosa, California, where at-risk children and animals bond and heal to break the cycle of abuse. Children learn gentle touch and respect for both other humans and animals through animal-assisted and horticultural activities at this safe haven.

 

The film features Faith, a formerly-abused child who was adopted by wonderful parents. You'll see her blossom at Forget Me Not Farm and you'll be reminded that where there's life, there's hope.

 

(All ages; 15 minutes. Social Studies, Science)


Latham(2012) Faith and Hope on a Farm clip on YouTube  Available in DVD

$20.00

Best Dog Ever

Dog training with love and compassion.

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Best Dog Ever

A teenager adopts her first dog and wants to learn how to become a responsible pet owner.
Our host Marisela employs both charm and humor to describe what she learned in order to have a happy life with her new dog Roxie.
She explores topics such as behavior and training including clicker training, nutrition, exercise, licensing, vaccinations, the importance of spaying and neutering, and socialization. Discussions with a Veterinarian and an Animal Behaviorist set Marisela and Roxie on the right path.
Available in DVD only. The DVD contains both the English and Spanish versions.
English version 8:23 minutes
Spanish version 10:37 minutes
Latham(2012) Best Dog Ever clip on YouTube

$29.75

Breaking the Cycles of Violence

A video and training Manual (Set)

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Breaking the Cycles of Violence

When animals are abused, people are at risk; when people are abused, animals are at risk. This video, which is accompanied by a 64-page cross training manual, helps child protection, human service, domestic violence, and animal welfare professionals identify, report, investigate, and treat interrelated forms of family violence. The video is a sensitive portrayal featuring a cross-disciplinary team of experts. It promotes community awareness about the connections between family violence and animal abuse. The video and manual are designed to train agency personnel, cross-train other agencies, sensitize community groups, and build coalitions. (26 minutes; Mature teens through adult; psychology, corrections) AVAILABLE IN VHS(ntsc/pal) OR DVD(ntsc)  See a clip of Breaking the Cycles on Youtube

Quantity discounts of the training manual are available.

$25.00

Reaching Out, The Spay/Neuter Challenge

The Spay Neuter Challenge

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Reaching Out, The Spay/Neuter Challenge

Using examples on the Crow and Northern Cheyenne Indian Nations and the Montana Spay Neuter Task Force, this film demonstrates successful strategies for overcoming resistance and communicating the benefits of spaying and neutering domestic animals. It's a slice of life that you might otherwise not see, and it respectfully illustrates what works. 21 minutes. Principal photography by Dezsoe "Steve" Nagy, use of "The Music of the Grand Canyon" donated by Nicholas Gunn. www.nicholasgunn.com. AVAILABLE IN VHS(ntsc/pal) OR DVD(ntsc) - Note your choice on the order form notes area. Reaching Out on YouTube

$35.00

Dog Defense, Avoiding On-the-job Dog Bites

This DVD, which features mail carriers and meter readers in real-world situations, is designed for anyone whose job includes regular or occasional home visits.

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Dog Defense, Avoiding On-the-job Dog Bites

This DVD, which features mail carriers and meter readers in real-world situations, is designed for anyone whose job includes regular or occasional home visits. "Dog Defense" emphasizes  techniques for avoiding bites but it also shows how to best protect oneself if an attack is inevitable. It is based on the most current advice from dog bite prevention experts and animal behaviorists. The DVD package includes a reproducible handout of training tips and resources.

AVAILABLE IN DVD
Dog Defense on YouTube (2006)

$10.00

Brother Buzz, The Evolution of a Kind Bee

Limited Edition video

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Brother Buzz,  The Evolution of a Kind Bee

Brother Buzz has been the spokesperson for The Latham Foundation for over 80 years. With great charm and several manifestations, he has helped us spread our message of kindness to all. Brother Buzz began as a character in our children's stories in the late 1930's, had his own radio program a decade later, and in 1952 became a TV star as a marionette operated by Ralph Chesse. The Wonderful World of Brother Buzz was on the air until 1969. This limited edition DVD gives you a a bit of our history to enjoy the story telling of days gone by. DVD ONLY(ntsc) See a clip on YouTube

$15.00

Wild Horses, Gentled Inmates

HCAB: A program in which prisoners work with horses

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Latham Classic Series - In a program developed in cooperation with the US Bureau of Land Management, prisoners at California and Colorado correctional facilities gentle wild mustangs and make them more desirable and available for adoption. (8th Grade through Adult; corrections, social studies) AVAILABLE IN VHS(ntsc/pal)

$15.00

Dolphin Swim

HCAB: A Successful story

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Latham Classic Series - Explores the interactions that develop between humans and bottle nose dolphins at Dolphins Plus in the Florida Keys -- first in a program for autistic children, then in a weekend workshop for adults. (8th Grade through Adult; psychology, special education)AVAILABLE IN VHS(ntsc/pal)

$15.00

Living with HIV and Pets

HCAB: the benefits of pets in HIV-compromised households; also community education

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Living with HIV and Pets

Latham Classic Series -This video sensitively portrays the importance of companion animals in AIDS/HIV compromised households. It features "Pets are Wonderful Support" (PAWS), a San Francisco organization that provides information and direct services to clients with pets in HIV households. (26 minutes; mature teens through adult; medicine, psychology, social studies)AVAILABLE IN VHS(ntsc/pal) OR DVD(ntsc) (1994)

$15.00

Your Humane Society

General interest and community education: describes the services provided by humane societies/SPCAs

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Your Humane Society

Latham Classic Series - Filmed at various locations, this video describes the many difficult and valuable public services that humane societies provide such as sheltering, spaying and neutering, humane education, public health and safety, and much more. Vivid and moving, the video is designed for community organizations, policy makers, staff, volunteers, and contributors. Its purpose is to improve understanding between humane societies and their communities. (15 minutes) (8th Grade through Adult; career education)AVAILABLE IN VHS(ntsc/pal) OR DVD(ntsc)

$15.00

Garden Therapy

HCAB/Community Education: Child and Animal Abuse

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Garden Therapy

Latham Classic Series - This video describes an innovative project at Sonoma County Humane Society in which volunteer master gardeners work with at-risk children, helping them recover the joys of nurturing and experience success through gardening and animal care. (15 minutes; Mature teens through Adult; psychology, child development; science) AVAILABLE IN VHS(ntsc/pal)and DVD (1993)

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