Barb: Breaking the Cycle of Abuse
- 1977 ----- color ----- 29 min ----- 16mm
(Northwest Resource Center for Children, Youth and Families) Revised version of Don't Give Up on Me. Increased emphasis is placed on the abusive mother, her feelings toward the protective service workers, her feelings toward her children and her guilt feelings. New sequences deal with a weekend self-help therapy group in which Barb participates. Ends with a statement by a lay person who participated in the film regarding her initial feelings toward abusive parents and the insight she gained into the personal problems that may lead to abuse.
- Topics: (Child Abuse and Neglect, Women Studies)