Don't give up on me

United States, 1975

Film
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A look at the child abuse problem from the desperate parents’ point of view. Barbara, a mother of two small children, is accused of abusive behaviour and in danger of having her baby taken from her by the courts. We see Barbara’s State-assigned case worker, struggling to help the distraught mother come to grips with her problem. An adapted case history which uses scenes from an actual counselling workshop for child abuse parents.

Credits

production company

Cavalcade Productions

Duration

00:28:32:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1975

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014251

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Abused children

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Counseling

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social workers

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Counseling

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Abused children

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child abuse

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child abuse - Prevention

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Parenting

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Counseling

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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