Video: Annie: One of the Lucky Ones (Ultimate Challenge Video)
"Annie--One of the Lucky Ones"
This video takes a powerful look at the issues involved in caring for the child who has been sexually abused. This drama features eight-year-old Annie, sexually abused by her father, who is placed in foster care with her younger sister. This video shows how Annie's foster parents address the following issues: making a family decision to take Annie and her sister, receiving the children into their home and helping them feel safe, helping Annie with ambivalent feelings about her parents, handling acting out, and working with the social worker to support visiting and family reunification.
This video is one of three docudramas that make up the Ultimate Challenge: A Series of Foster Parent Training Videos. These videos realistically portray the challenge of effectively fostering children and youth who have experienced physical abuse, sexual abuse, alcohol and other drug exposure and use, neglect, and multiple placements. The videos were produced by Robert P. Del Conte and the San Felipe del Rio Foundation, and written by award-winning scriptwriter Susan Shadburne. Winner of seven national and international film and video awards, these videos are of exceptional quality and depth.
The other videos in the series are:
CWLA Stock Number: 0135
Publication Date: 2003