Addressing Domestic and Sexual Violence: Tools for Faith Leaders -- Webinars for 2012

Addressing Domestic and Sexual Violence: Tools for Faith Leaders -- Webinars for 2012

A webinar series for church members and leaders - FREE to UCC Particpants! REGISTER HERE

Addressing Domestic and Sexual Violence: Tools for Faith Leaders

Addressing Domestic and Sexual Violence: Tools for Faith Leaders is a webinar series designed to increase our capacity to effectively respond to and prevent domestic and sexual violence in the life of our church.  Each webinar will address a different topic from a theological perspective as well as provide best practices and resources.  Interaction with the presenters will be possible. This series will educate, equip and inspire both clergy and laity to join the movement to end sexual and domestic violence and abuse. Offered by Justice and Witness Ministries of the United Church of Christ and the FaithTrust Institute (FTI).

Webinars sponsored by the United Church of Christ are FREE when you register through this site.

Thank you to those of you who participated in our 2010 -  2011 webinars. If you missed them you will certainly want to catch the recordings.

2012 WEBINAR SERIES - FREE TO UCC MEMBERS!

Septebmer 12, 2012 (2 pm ET)  Elder Abuse: What to Know and How to Respond    Register here

Presenter: Anne Marie Hunter and guest

Many victims and survivors of elder abuse turn to their faith communities for help. The faith community's response is critical. This webinar is designed for all clergy, faith leaders, and therapists who want to know more about elder abuse, how to respond, and where to refer, as well as for advocates who are building partnerships with faith communities.

September 25, 2012 (2 pm ET)   Disabilities and Abuse: What to Know and How to Respond   Register here 

Presenters: TBA

October 10, 2012 (2 pm ET)    Men of Faith Working to End Violence Against Women (ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION)  Register here 

Presenters: Multiple presenters

This multi-faith roundtable discussion brings together male faith leaders and activists who are actively addressing violence against women in the U.S.  From various faith traditions and from the secular experience, they will discuss the challenges of and opportunities for mobilizing men to end violence against women.

October 23, 2012 (2 pm ET)    Pastoral Abuse Among African American Clergy  Register here

Presenters: Rev. Dr. Sharon Ellis Davis and Rev. K. Ray Hill

Clergy misconduct and abuse are common to all faith traditions. What are the particular experiences and challenges of this problem in historically Black churches?

December 4, 2012 (2 pm ET)  TEEN VIOLENCE Bullying – What We Can Do to Stop It?   Register here 

Presenter: TBA

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