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Disabilities and Abuse: What to Know and How to Respond

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Persons living with disabilities are at greater risk than those of us “temporarily not disabled” for abuse by those who have power in their lives. This webinar will address: • particular vulnerabilities of this population to abusive treatment; • how to identify signs of possible abuse; and • how church members and leaders may provide a healing and justice-making response.

What
  • Webinar
When Sep 25, 2012
from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Pacific Time Zone
Where Online
Presenter Rev. Dr. Sarah M. Rieth
Price

$0.00

Registration Status

Closed

Contact Name
Contact Phone 206.634.1903 Ext 26
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UCC logoThis webinar is sponsored by Justice and Witness Ministries United Church of Christ as a part of their Webinar Series, Addressing Domestic and Sexual Violence: Tools for Faith Leaders.
Free and Open to the Public

 

Persons living with disabilities are at greater risk than those of us “temporarily not disabled” for abuse by those who have power in their lives.  This webinar will address:

  • particular vulnerabilities of this population to abusive treatment;
  • how to identify signs of possible abuse; and
  • how church members and leaders may provide a healing and justice-making response.


Meet Our Presenter

    Rev. Dr. Sarah M. Rieth is an Episcopal priest serving as a pastoral psychotherapist and consultant in independent practice in Charlotte, North Carolina. A Diplomate in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, she works with many survivors of childhood abuse and domestic violence. Her dissertation and published articles focus on the healing needs of survivors of abuse. She has worked with her own and other judicatories to develop policies, procedures, prevention training, healing protocols, and pastoral response teams to address misconduct in the church, and she has provided healing consultations for churches of many denominations.

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