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photo Shattered Dishes
Picking up the Pieces of our Parents' Divorce
By Deborah L. Ellman

Three young women and men confront the intense emotions surrounding the breakup of their families, and reveal the ways the experience of divorce has affected their own development and relationships. Shattered Dishes will help children of divorce begin to recognize and articulate the unique effects of their parents' divorce on their lives, and will add to our understanding of the often subtle impact of family conflict and divorce on the development of children.

28 minutes
© 1991
Purchase $99.00 DVD
Order No. QA-074

Reviews
"A strong psychological study, with good gender and racial diversity. An excellent tool for use in classroom and family counseling settings." Patricia Romney, PhD

"A very powerful and moving piece, beautifully made and insightfully edited. It really made me think about my effect on my own children." Leonard Glick, MD

Awards & Conference Screenings
Columbus International Film Festival
American Psychiatric Association
Youth in Crisis Conference

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