Social Work Selector's Toolbox
American Counseling Association.
24 November 2004 http://www.counseling.org.
The ACA publications catalog lists a variety of videotapes including a Distinguished Presenters Series, and series on theories of counseling that feature influential teachers such as Carl Rogers and Albert Ellis.
American Psychological Association-Videos in Psychology.
24 November 2004 http://www.apa.org/videos/.
APA produces a range of psychotherapy videos that focus on specific modalities, populations, ethical and practice issues. Bullfrog Films. 7 December 2004 http://www.bullfrogfilms.com/index.html. This video publisher produces educational programs that cover a range of topics including developing countries, globalization, women's studies, aging, death and dying.
Cambridge Documentary Films.
7 December 2004 http://www.cambridgedocumentaryfilms.org/home.html.
Cambridge produces, directs, and distributes documentaries that provide a "challenging" perspective on social issues.
24 November 2004 http://www.davidsonfilms.com.
This company specializes in psychology, child development, early childhood and primary education, and lifespan/aging.
24 November 2004 http://www.fanlight.com.
This company distributes a collection of educational programs that focus on healthcare, mental health, professional ethics, aging and gerontology, disabilities, the workplace, and family and gender issues. Most of the videos are by independent filmmakers and there is an emphasis on cross-cultural perspectives.
Films for the Humanities and Sciences.
24 November 2004 http://www.films.com.
This vendor covers a wide range of subject areas. Its catalog can be browsed by subject and includes over 7,000 educational programs.
First Run/Icarus Films.
24 November 2004 http://www.frif.com.
Documentaries that focus on the social sciences, First Run/Icarus Films distributes over 875 titles.
23 November 2004 http://filmakers.com/.
A broad range of topics in sociology, psychology, anthropology, women's and multicultural studies are covered in this collection. Most of the items are award-winning documentary films and videos.
Golden Triad Films.
23 November 2004 http://www.goldentriadfilms.com/.
Golden Triad Films specializes in teaching films related to family therapy and family systems theory.
7 December 2004 http:// www.guilford.com.
Videos produced by Guilford are divided into the following categories: ADHD & ODD, child, diversity, family & couple therapy, leadership training, and psychotherapy.
23 November 2004 http://www.insight-media.com.
Videos covering a wide variety of topics are available, including psychology, counseling and social work.
24 November 2004 http://www.intermedia-inc.com/main.htm.
This vendor focuses on social interest videos and training materials. Topics covered include domestic violence, sexual assault, teen sexuality, substance abuse, child abuse and workplace training issues such as sexual harassment, workplace diversity, and workplace harassment.
New Day Films.
23 November 2004 http://www.newday.com.
New Day Films is a cooperative of independent filmmakers from the United States and many of its films focus on a broad range of social issues including family, aging, gender roles, multiculturalism and diversity, and global concerns.
24 November 2004 http://www.researchpress.com.
Research Press specializes in books and videos in school counseling, special education, psychology, counseling and therapy, parenting, death and dying, and developmental disabilities.
Terra Nova Films.
7 December 2004 http://www.terranova.org/.
Terra Nova Films produces and distributes videos dealing exclusively with aging related issues.
William Greaves Productions.
7 December 2004 http://www.williamgreaves.com/index.htm.
Greaves is a leading Black documentary filmmaker. Coverage includes historical/cultural issues, biographies, and educational/training topics.
Women Make Movies, Inc.
23 November 2004 http://www.wmm.com/.
Established in 1972, Women Make Movies is "a multicultural, multiracial, non-profit media arts organization which facilitates the production, promotion, distribution and exhibition of independent films and videotapes by and about women."
Directories, Databases, and Reviews
7 December 2004. http://www.docuseek.com.
This is a search site for independent documentary, social issues, and educational videos. The complete collections of leading film distributors are searched simultaneously.
Educational MediaReviews Online.
7 December 7, 2004 http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/emro/search.html.
This is a database of reviews of videos, DVDs and CD-ROMs from major educational and documentary distributors. The reviews are written primarily by librarians and faculty from U.S. and Canadian institutions. The database can be searched by keyword, title, subject, reviewer, year, distributor, rating, and format.
Video Distributor Database.
7 December 2004 http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/Distributors.html.
This is provided by UC Berkeley's Media Resources Center, Moffitt Library. The database can be searched by distributor name or browsed in several categories. In addition to directory information, annotations/descriptions are often provided.
Video Publishers and Vendors-Acqweb.
7 December 2004 http://acqweb.library.vanderbilt.edu/pubr/video.html.
This is an alphabetical list with links to publishers/vendors. Brief descriptions are often provided as well.