Intimate Violence and Religious Faith: Responding to Elder Abuse, Teen Assault, and Domestic Violenc
Location: All Souls Interfaith Gathering,
Shelburne, VT, in the Homestead Building.
Date: June 13
Registration Fee: $75
As a faith leader how do you respond when you realize that a member of your church’s high school youth group has been the victim of sexual assault (1 out of 5 teens report experiencing physical violence on a date)? If an elderly member of your congregation is experiencing abuse, what do you do (national surveys show that 11% of adults over 60 have faced physical, sexual, verbal, or emotional abuse)? One out of four women and one out of 12 men experience violence in their intimate relationships. How can churches insure that they’re supporting these victims adequately? This workshop will equip lay people and clergy to respond with appropriate resources and knowledge to all those suffering some form of intimate violence.Read More »