Caring for Sexually Abused Children: A Handbook for Families & Churches

Overview

Dealing with the sexual abuse of a child is painful and difficult. When it happens to children within our church families, we all are affected and wonder how to respond.
What help should we seek?What support can we offer?What healing is possible?What can we do to prevent abuse in the future?

In this warm and hopeful book, R. Timothy Kearney shows how healing, justice, forgiveness, restoration and protection ...

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Overview

Dealing with the sexual abuse of a child is painful and difficult. When it happens to children within our church families, we all are affected and wonder how to respond.
What help should we seek?What support can we offer?What healing is possible?What can we do to prevent abuse in the future?

In this warm and hopeful book, R. Timothy Kearney shows how healing, justice, forgiveness, restoration and protection can come through God's people in the Christian community.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780830822461
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Publication date: 4/17/2001
  • Series: Abuse Series
  • Pages: 139
  • Sales rank: 1,255,353
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Kearney completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology and M.A. in theology at Fuller Theological Seminary. He is director of mental health at a community health center in Connecticut.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
IntroductionWhen Child Sexual Abuse Intrudes
1. The FactsDeveloping a Foundation for Understanding the Problem
2. Beyond "They Did What?"Recognizing & Dealing with Disclosure
3. What Happens Next?Understanding the Systems Involved
4. How Can the Church Help?Helping Children & Families While Caring for Caregivers
5. What About Therapy?Choosing the Right Course
6. Why Does God Let This Happen?Theological Questions Raised By Children & Families
7. How Does God Bring Healing?Methods & Manners of Healing for Child Sexual Abuse
8. What Does This Mean Long Term?The Continuing Impact of the Abuse
9. Could It Happen Here?Proactive Preparation to Become an Abuse-Aware Church
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