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Hear Their Cries: Religious Responses to Child Abuse Study Guide for Discussion Leaders

General Material
Training Tools
Published Date
January, 1992

Hear Their Cries: Religious Responses to Child Abuse is an award-winning video on the role of clergy and lay leaders in ending child abuse is a critical resource. The study guide for the video helps facilitators lead conversations with religious congregations that:

  • Identifies and defines of physical, sexual and emotional abuse of children
  • Provides stories of adult survivors Educates clergy and lay leaders on how to respond to child abuse
  • Discusses significant theological issues such as forgiveness, confidentiality
  • Outlines effective child abuse prevention strategies from a faith perspective
  • Explores how to respond to a victim's disclosure of abuse
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