Level 30 Psychology
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
How Changing Language Could Help in the Fight Against Opioids
This video clip from the CBC’s The National reports on an alternate way of looking at addiction as a disease, rather than a choice. It encourages the viewer to consider the language used when referring to substance abuse disorders and how language can either help or hinder users from getting the ...
New Lens on Life: Using Photography to Heal From Trauma
This is a brief video that describes how a remote community in northern Saskatchewan with a high suicide rate for Indigenous youth is trying to change that by discovering the healing power of photography. The video gives attention to the issues of addiction and trauma and highlights the importanc...
Gaming Disorder Now a Disease According to WHO
This is a short introductory video that gives students and teachers a look into gaming addictions. The video may serve as a starting point for further investigation into the topic.
Self-esteem the Key to Empowering the Women of Tomorrow
In this short video, CBC's The National visits a Nova Scotia school program that aims to increase the self-esteem of young girls, with the hope that this will lead to their becoming confident and empowered young women.
Planting Our Truth: Two-Spirit Experiences in Saskatchewan
This video examines the history of Two-Spirit peoples from pre-and-post colonization and the impact of residential schools in Saskatchewan. Nehiyawak terms used in the video are roughly translated to: Ohtehwewak (Intersex), Iskwew (Cisgender woman), Napew (Cisgender man), Iskwehikan (Transgender ...
Ramone experiences bullying due to his autism and being transgender. Ramone is thoughtful in telling his story and he reminds us to be respectful of everyone.
Nina talks about her experience as a newcomer and the differences in acceptance of the LGBTQ community from Uganda to Canada.
How to Support Trans Students
This young man describes his experience about being a transgender student in his school and the support that is needed from school staff for him to maintain positive mental health.
Youth describe how important having a Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) is in the school. A GSA is a safe and accepting space for both LGBTQ youth and allies. LGBTQ youth also talk about their experiences in school.
Youth describe how critical family support is when young people come out to their families and friends.
Andy describes his journey as a transgender youth, the issues he faces and the support he receives from his father and friends. Andy starts a Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) in his school with the support of his teacher.
Advice for Teachers
Youth offer suggestions to help create inclusive environments, such as using the proper pronouns, addressing bullying behaviour and accepting LGBTQ youth for who they are.
Autism. Living with Difference
Series: News in Review: October 2009
Autism is a complex biomedical condition that is not yet completely understood. It can cause people to have trouble communicating or engage in repetitive behaviour. The traditional approach has been to try to treat it or cure it, but now some are questioning that emphasis.
Living Forever: The Longevity Revolution
Series: Nature of Things
Scientists from around the world are racing to answer the question: Can we turn back the human clock? Gerontologist Michael Rose leads us through cutting-edge science in life extension: biotechnology, genetic research, therapeutic cloning and stem-cell research. Living Forever looks at what could...