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BALANCING ACTS: KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE IN CONGREGATIONS, Reverend Debra W. Haffner and Joan Tabachnick, NEARI Training Center.
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Buddhism and domestic violence: creative responses to karmic fatalism, Ouyporn Khuankaew.
BUILDING VICTIM ASSISTANCE NETWORKS WITH FAITH COMMUNITIES ~ LESSONS LEARNED BY THE VERMONT VICTIM SERVICES 2000 PROJECT, Office for Victims of Crime, Washington, DC: April 2007.
CHAPLAINS FOR CHILDREN: TWELVE POTENTIAL ROLES FOR A THEOLOGIAN ON THE MDT, Victor I. Vieth, Mark D. Everson, Viola Vaughan-Eden and Suzanna Tiapula, Center Piece (volume 3, issue 6), National Child Protection Training Center, Winona, MN: 2013.
Church a clearinghouse for health and social services; Epiphany offers free screenings, seeks financial help, volunteers, Maurice Bobb, Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX: November 25, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The Houston Chronicle Publishing Company.
Church Not Speaking Up for Women, Andrew Greeley, Chicago Sun Times, Chicago, IL: June 24, 2005. Copyright © 2005 Digital Chicago Inc.
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COMMUNITY FAITH LEADERS, Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, adapted from the Power and Control Wheel developed by Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs, Duluth, MN.
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Why must we talk about spiritual abuse?, April 1, 2014 (part 1)
Five Pillars of Christian Thought, April 14, 2014 (part 2)
Propagation of Male Entitlement, Male Privilege and Female Subjugation, May 9, 2014 (part 3)
A Pastor's Response, June 16, 2014 (part 4)
Partnerships, August 19, 2014 (part 5)
Additional Practical Steps for Christian Leaders and Laity, September 19, 2014 (part 6)
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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCES RELEASED FOR JEWISH CLERGY, Jewish Women International, Washington, DC: April 5, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Jewish Women International.
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EMBRACING JUSTICE: A GUIDE FOR JEWISH CLERGY ON DOMESTIC ABUSE, Jewish Women International, Washington, DC: 2011 updated edition. Copyright © 2011 Jewish Women International.
Excuses for wife abuse must end, Shamita Das Dasgupta, Hinduism Today, Kapaa, HI: April 1991.
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FAITHS TAKE NEW APPROACH TO DOMESTIC ABUSE: JEWISH, MUSLIM, CHRISTIAN WRITERS PRODUCE HANDBOOK TO GIVE RELIGIOUS LEADERS TOOLS TO HELP VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE, Rebecca Rosen Lum, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, CA: February 20, 2007. Copyright © 2007 Contra Costa Times.
Feminism and Buddhism: A Reflection through Personal Life & Working Experience, Ouyporn Khuankaew.
FOR SOME MUSLIM WIVES, ABUSE KNOWS NO BORDERS; TRADITIONAL PRESSURES PERSIST IN US, Pamela Constable, The Washington Post, Washington, DC: May 8, 2007. Copyright © 2007 The Washington Post Company.
guideLINES FOR THE KEHILLA COMMUNITY ON RESPONDING TO ABUSE, Kehilla Community Synagogue, Piedmont, CA: February 2012.
GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION LAWS SAVE LIVES ~ CONVERSING WITH YOUR CONGREGATION ABOUT GUN VIOLENCE (first edition), Faiths United to Prevent Gun Violence, September 2014.
HEARTS AND HANDS ~ PIECING TOGETHER FAITH AND SAFETY FOR RURAL VICTIMS OF SEXUAL AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence, Boston, MA: 2013. Copyright © 2013 Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence.
Helping rural battered women and their children: A guide for faith leaders and religious communities, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Harrisburg, PA: 2002.
HOW TO PROVIDE SPIRITUALITY SENSITIVE TRAUMA CARE, Janice Harris Lord, Gift From Within, Camden, ME. Copyright © 2006 Janice Harris Lord and Gift From Within.
An Imam’s guide to dealing with domestic violence in the West, Sound Vision Islamic Information & Products.
IN GOD'S SHADOW: UNVEILING THE HIDDEN WORLD OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS IN RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES, Michal Gilad, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-27, September 25, 2013.
IN NYC, CHURCH JOINS STATE IN PREVENTING ABUSE, Dominique Soguel, Women's eNews, New York, NY: February 8, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Women's eNews.
THE INFLUENCE OF SPIRITUALITY ON SERVICE UTILIZATION AND SATISFACTION FOR WOMEN RESIDING IN A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER (abstract), Dawnovise N. Fowler, Monica Faulkner, Joy Learman and Ratonia Runnels, Violence Against Women (volume 17 , pages 1244-1259), Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA: October 2011. Copyright © 2011 Sage.
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ISLE CLERGY URGED TO FACE TRUTH OF DOMESTIC ABUSE, Pat Gee, Honolulu Star Advertiser, Honolulu, HI: February 5, 2011. Copyright © 2011 staradvertiser.com.
It starts with that first slap, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Hinduism Today, Kapaa, HI: September 1994.
JEWISH PERSPECTIVES IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, Toby Myers, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Houston, TX: 2009.
MISHEBERACH ON BEHALF OF FAMILIES EXPERIENCING ABUSE, Jewish Women International, Washington, DC: September 2011.
MORE THAN 130 JEWISH CLERGY AND LEADERS COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY THROUGH THIS DIFFICULT TIME, Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse, The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and Jewish Social Service Agency, Washington, DC: November 6, 2014.
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MUSLIM WOMEN'S LEAGUE PUBLICATIONS, Muslim Women’s League, Los Angeles, CA.
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No One to Turn to; Battered Woman Found Little Help, Even from Church, Marina Pisano, San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, TX: February 15, 2005. Copyright © 2005 San Antonio Express-News.
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PARTNERING WITH FAITH COMMUNITIES TO PROVIDE ELDER FRAUD PREVENTION, INTERVENTION, AND VICTIM SERVICES, Lisa Curtis, OVC Bulletin, Office for Victims of Crime, Washington, DC: April 2006.
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Key Issue: Batterer Accountability
Key Issue: Developing Comprehensive Responses to Domestic Violence
Key Issue: Funding for Faith-Based Organizations
Key Issue: Interpretations of Religious Doctrine
Key Issue: Working with Victims
religious communitY CHECKLIST, Nebraska Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalition and FaithTrust Institute.
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SAFE HOUSES; CRISIS CENTERS HELP MUSLIM WOMEN AND OTHERS SUFFERING FROM DOMESTIC ABUSE, Makeba Scott Hunter, Herald News, Passaic County, NJ: April 6, 2006. Copyright © 2006 North Jersey Media Group Inc.
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Before You Start Checklist
First Visit Checklist
Elder Abuse and Faith: A Guide for Service Providers on Reaching Out to Local Faith-Based Organizations Regarding Elder Abuse (cover and contents)
Sample letter from Service Providers and Advocates to Faith Communities
Brochure (2 pages)
Booklet (24 pages)
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