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Video Shorts

Whether you are making presentations on youth development topics, sharing information with friends or colleagues, or just looking for inspiring messages of hope and possibility, our Video Shorts are a perfect solution. Produced in a variety of formats by members of Bolster Collaborative, these brief video resources bring youth development to life in ways only possible through video. Compelling and inspirational, these videos will be invaluable additions to your resource library!

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Significant People

Keith Pattinson returns to share a story about how you can help ANYONE reflect on the positive impact of significant people in their lives, and how that informs your own behavior with young people.

Topics Covered:

  • Engagement
  • Informal Mentoring
  • Role Models
  • Staff Development
  • Student-Teacher Relations
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Doing Something for Someone Else

Keith Pattinson joins us once again to share his wisdom and perspective. In this short video, Keith reminds us of the power of service in the lives of our young people.

Topics Covered:

  • Engagement
  • Informal Mentoring
  • Role Models
  • Staff Development
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Simple Reminders

We can all use regular, simple reminders of what we can do to make a difference in the life of a young person. This video short contains a number of such reminders, drawn from our popular bi-weekly Inspirations and Action Ideas. This is a great video for staff meetings or to kick of a workshop, training event, or meeting with any group interested in the health and wellbeing of young people.

Topics Covered:

  • Engagement
  • Informal Mentoring
  • Role Models
  • Staff Development
  • Student-Teacher Relations
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Pleas of Youth

See what youth are asking you to do in your asset building efforts. 

Topics Covered:

  • Engagement
  • Informal Mentoring
  • Role Models
  • Staff Development
  • Student-Teacher Relations
  • Youth Outreach
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Simple Questions to Ask Teens

Looking for conversation starters for teens?  Check out this video on questions to encourage conversations.  This series of questions is grouped according to the 8 catagories of the Developmental Assets.

Topics Covered:

  • Engagement
  • Informal Mentoring
  • Role Models
  • Student-Teacher Relations
  • Youth Outreach
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Wisdom of Gandhi

Another compelling work by master storyteller Keith Pattinson.  Keith describes how Mahatma Gandhi addressed the request of a parent bya powerful display of integrity. 

Topics Covered:

  • Informal Mentoring
  • Role Models
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Garbage Man Story

First in a series from master storyteller, Keith Pattinson, this Video Short tells a compelling story about the “power of one.” Keith shares how the simple friendship from a garbage man is what famed author James Michener values the most.

Topics Covered:

  • Engagement
  • Informal Mentoring
  • Role Models
  • Staff Development
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Asset Man! (highlights)

This video short introduces super hero "Asset Man!" and the role he plays in helping teachers, administrators, and students at Harold Schnell Elementary School, learn all 40 assets. Watch the highlights here.

Topics Covered:

  • Engagement
  • Informal Mentoring
  • Role Models
  • Staff Development
  • Student-Teacher Relations
  • Youth Outreach
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Asset Man!

This video short introduces super hero "Asset Man!" and the role he plays in helping teachers, administrators, and students at Harold Schnell Elementary School, learn all 40 assets.

Topics Covered:

  • Engagement
  • Informal Mentoring
  • Role Models
  • Staff Development
  • Student-Teacher Relations
  • Youth Outreach
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50 Ways to Build Healthy Youth

This Video Short provides quick, easy, inspiring ideas and grounding reminders for the little things that can go a long way toward building healthy youth.

Topics Covered:

  • Engagement
  • Informal Mentoring
  • Youth Outreach
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