Supporting and Counselling Sexual Assault Victims, Part 2

Churches and pastors can be better prepared to care for sexual assault victims. Part 1 addressed issues of counsel and confidentiality. There's more. You only get one chance to be a safe place for a victim (podcast 30.43).  What longterm effects of childhood sexual abuse continue? Here, an 8 page PDF.  

The five mistakes pastors make, including forgetting to lament. And eight things to remember, including letting them grieve the losses. Practical advice here and here, including ways to protect the victim. Here too. Perhaps the abuse happened decades earlier. Here are guidelines.

Can a wounded one bring healing? Here, if the pastor was abused, and here