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January 2014

Confidentiality and Mandatory Reporting: A Clergy Dilemma?

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There is increasing controversy surrounding the issue of mandatory reporting by clergy of physical or sexual abuse of children and the privilege of confidentiality within the pastoral role. Some clergy perceive the expectation of mandatory reporting of child abuse by helping professionals to be in direct conflict with their pastoral role. When state law requires clergy (along with all other helping professionals) to report suspected child abuse, some clergy feel that they face a dilemma.
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February 2013

Teen Dating Violence: What Every Parent Needs to Know

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This webinar addresses the dynamics of teen dating violence, including tactics, warning signs, and statistics; facilitates planning collaborative efforts with your faith community regarding this topic; and offers educational resources for your family, your teen, or your congregation.
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December 2011

Setting Captives Free: Intimate Partner Violence in LGBT Relationships

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How can faith communities be prepared to be a pastoral resource for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people who experience intimate partner violence? This webinar recording offers guidance to pastors of open and affirming (ONA) churches in addressing intimate partner violence in same-sex couples.
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January 2011

Ministry to Survivors of Domestic Violence

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There are survivors in all congregations. How can clergy and churches become safe places and people for survivors to seek help?
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March 2010

2009 National Sermon Contest Winners

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All three sermons extend the message beyond naming the abuse of women to a discussion of what are we doing about it in our own faith communities.
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January 2009

Broken Vows: Religious Perspectives on Domestic Violence

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Through the stories of six survivors and expert information from Jewish, Roman Catholic and Protestant leaders, Broken Vows addresses how religious teachings have been misused to perpetuate abuse and how religious communities can work proactively to end domestic violence. This multi-faith DVD training program outlines prevention and intervention best practices and includes a 40-page study guide. Materials are also available in Spanish.
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January 2005

Walking Together: Working with Women from Diverse Spiritual Traditions

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This guide for purchase is geared toward providing advocates strategies and suggestions for effective collaborations with religious communities.
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January 1991

A Commentary on Religious Issues in Family Violence

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Addresses some of the common religious concerns raised by people dealing with family violence (including child sexual abuse and incest) and illustrates ways of converting potential religious roadblocks into valuable resources.
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A Policy Statement on Domestic Violence Couples Counseling

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"Couple counseling is beneficial to work on marital problems. Wife battering, however, is a violent criminal act, not a marital problem.”
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National Declaration by Religious and Spiritual Leaders to Address Violence Against Women

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This national declaration invites religious leaders and concerned individuals of all faiths to sign on to commit to using religious texts and teachings to eradicate violence against women.
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Forgiveness: The Last Step

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This article discusses the importance of the forgiveness in the experience of family violence for both Christian victims and offenders.
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Youth Declaration by Religious and Spiritual Leaders to Address Youth Relationship Violence

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This youth declaration invites religious leaders and concerned individuals of all faiths to sign on to commit to helping teach healthy relationships to youth in religious communities and to address teen dating violence.