Los Angeles / Orange County Libraries

New Streaming Videos

We have 3 new streaming videos in the catalog - click here for instructions on accessing them.

Promises  (2004)

This film follows the journey of a filmmaker who travels in and around Jerusalem, from a Palestinian refugee camp to an Israeli settlement in the West Bank, where he meets seven Palestinian and Israeli children who exist in separate worlds, divided by physical, historical, and emotional boundaries although they live only 20 minutes apart. Explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the eyes of these children and tells the story of a few children who dared to cross the lines to meet their neighbors.

Multicultural counseling - issues of ethnic diversity  (1992)

Provides a stimulus for counselors to increase their awareness, understanding, and skills in multicultural issues in counseling.

Susceptible to kindness: Miss Evers’ boys and the Tuskegee Syphilis Study  (1993)

Examines the ethical issues raised by the Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male (1932-1972). Includes excerpts from David Feldshuh’s play Miss Evers boys and comments by nurses; physicians; government officials; James Jones, the author of Bad blood; and others on the issues raised by the play.


New Books in the Westwood Library

The library has 5 new books.  They are being used in class so, for this term, they are on 3-hour hold.

 Counseling American Minorities by Donald Atkinson .  Addresses issues facing 4 major American minority groups: African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans and Hispanic Americans.

 Cognitive Neuroscience by Gazzanga, Ivry, and Mangun  An overview of the field using an interdisciplinary approach including cognitive theory.

 Black Families in Therapy by Nancy Boyd-Franklin   The second edition of this classic text which helps professionals and students understand and address the cultural and racial issues which are present when counseling African American clients.

 Motivational Interviewing by Miller and Rollnick   This is a revised and expanded edition of the original book which introduced motivational interviewing as a technique for helping clients get “unstuck” and find their own resources for change.

 Principles and Practice of Sex Therapy edited by Sandra Leiblum   An authoritative and current  overview of the field.


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