Summit on Abuse
October 15-17, 2011, Loma Linda California
o foster a better understanding of abuse and its ramifications to the church and to victims, the North American Division is partnering with Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital to sponsor the first division-wide summit on abuse.
It will be held at Loma Linda University October 15-17, 2011. Those who should attend include church administrators, pastors, medical personnel, school administrators and teachers, Sabbath school and youth leaders, and anyone who wants a better understanding of abuse and how to end it. For more information and to register, visit www.nadwm.org/SummitOnAbuse.
Resources for Abuse Prevention and Education
■ Abuse Prevention Emphasis Day resource kit with sermon, PowerPoint illustrations, and children’s story English, Spanish, and French). Download from www.nadwm.org and other NAD ministries Web sites.
■ Breaking the Silence. Set of seven brochures; available in English and Spanish from AdventSource, www.adventsource.org.
■ Love Shouldn’t Hurt. A resource for pastors and church leaders, available from AdventSource.
■ Child Predators. A video produced by Adventist Risk Management, available on YouTube, www.youtube.com/user/ AdventistRiskMgmt?blend=11&ob=5#p/ u/0/rWyEbKNynao.
■ Binding Up Bruised Reeds. A quick reference guide for pastors and lay leaders to help them respond to cases of family violence and child abuse and neglect. Order from AdventSource.
■ What Every Congregation Needs to Know About Domestic Violence. Brochure from FaithTrust Institute: www.faithtrustinstitute.org/store. Also available in Spanish.
■ What You Need to Know About Sexual Violence. Brochure from FaithTrust Institute.