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Title: Victims of Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Elder Abuse, Rape, Robbery, Assault, and Violent Death: A Manual for Clergy and Congregations (Special Edition for Military Chaplains)
Author(s): D Delaplane; A Delaplane
Corporate Author: Spiritual Dimension in Victim Services
United States of America
Date Published: 2001
Page Count: 283
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
Spiritual Dimension in Victim Services
Denver, CO 80206-0736
Grant Number: 94-VF-GX-K002
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: DOC|HTML
Type: Training (Aid/Material)
Format: Document; Document (Online); Web Page/Site
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual is intended to assist military chaplains, other clergy, lay leaders, and religious counselors of all faiths in understanding and addressing the issues confronting the victims of domestic assault and other violent crime.
Abstract: Individual sections focus on child abuse and neglect, abuse of spouses and partners, abuse of the elderly, sexual assault, robbery, assault, burglary, homicide, and death as a result of drunk driving. Each section includes suggestions for positive clergy and congregational responses. Clergy are advised to recognize and address the needs of crime victims and develop both seminary and inservice training on the criminal justice system, the needs of victims, and ways to restore victim spiritual and material health. Guidelines for a training event are provided and include a training agenda, a suggested daily schedule, and overviews of the importance of the role of the clergy and the faith perspective. Handouts, figures, checklists, Department of Defense Directive, Federal Crime Victims Bill of Rights, and lists of resources and publications
Main Term(s): Victims of violent crime
Index Term(s): Chaplains; Military crime; Religion; Victim counseling; Victim services; Violence; Volunteer programs
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