Teen Romantic Relationships: As They See It
Distributed by Human Relations Media, 41 Kensico Drive, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549; 800-431-2050
Produced by Anson W. Schloat & Elisabeth Kwak-Hefferan
Directed by by Anson W. Schloat
DVD, color, 20 min.
Jr. High - College
Counseling, Education, Health, Human Relations, Psychology
Reviewed by Hope Marie Cook, Curriculum Center Librarian, Eastern Connecticut State University
Date Entered: 3/1/2012
This revealing documentary confronts the issues involving romantic teenage courtships and dating focusing on their relevance in defining and building relationships that are healthy and lasting. Viewers get a glance at the complications and challenges that teenagers face when starting, navigating and maintaining these affairs of the heart. Emphasis is placed on the distinction between respectable and unhealthy relationships and how individuals can communicate agreed upon boundaries that evoke trust and equality for all involved. This DVD comes with Teacher Resource materials that make learning objectives clear and help promote classroom discussions. Student activities are included in these materials and make the DVD thought-provoking and comprehensive. This allows students the opportunity to reflect on their own relationship behaviors. This title is highly recommended.