The following information does not constitute endorsement of the related organizations or their services but is provided as a service to our readers.

 

United Methodist Church Resources

General Commission on the Status and Role of Women

General Board of Discipleship Safe Sanctuaries Cyber Safety Training Kit

General Council on Finance and Administration

 

Ecumenical Partners

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America:
Called to be a Safe Place (Addressing Sexual Misconduct in Our Church)
Human Sexuality: Gift and Trust (2009 Social Teaching Statement)

Presbyterian Church (USA)

The Episcopal Church (USA)

United Church of Christ:  “Making Our Churches Safe”  —  Sexuality education: “Our Whole Lives

Unitarian Universalist Association:  Safe Congregation Handbook (online resource) Safe Congregations (online resources)

Mennonite Central Committee

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops:  The JOHN JAY REPORT  – “The Causes and Context of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests in the United States, 1950-2010″ Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People (USCCB, 2002)

 

Institutes and Non-profits

FaithTrust Institute

Religious Institute

Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health

21st Century Sheep: Exploring Issues of Technology, Safety, and Ministry

Pornography Addiction Recovery: http://xxxchurch.com/

The Child Safety and Protection Network Links to a number of agencies and organizations who share a common desire to be proactive in child safety and protection, and who collaborate with each other

 

Victim / Survivor Resources

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network

“Survivors Awaken the Church” – The Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) is blazing a trail that other churches would do well to follow. Speaking OUT to end sexual misconduct.

Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests:
http://www.snapnetwork.org/
http://www.adultsabusedbyclergy.org/
http://thehopeofsurvivors.com

Tamar’s Voice:  http://www.tamarsvoice.org/

After Silence’s mission is to help survivors of rape and sexual abuse:
http://www.aftersilence.org/recovering.php

 

Support for Clergy

Associates in Advocacy

Clergy Recovery Network

 

National Prevention Groups

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)

Stop Abuse for Everyone

U.S. Department of Justice, Violence Against Women Department

 

National Men’s Groups

Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers

Men Stopping Violence

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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