A Cry For Justice

Awakening the Evangelical Church to Domestic Violence and Abuse in its Midst

Blog Update

We continue to add to the Resources page.  We hope you find them helpful.  These are the recent additions.

RESOURCES

Books

The Socially Skilled Child Molester:  Differentiating the Guilty from the Falsely Accused by Carla Van Dam.

Online Resources

Children of Domestic Violence
1)  “Dear Sheldon…” A Story of Maternal Abuse” by Taylor Joy Young, blogger and survivor of a domestic abusive mother.
2) Revisiting Parental Alienation Syndrome – Scientific Questions, Real World Consequences.  This article from Social Work Today presents the “other side” of the PAS debate.
3) Parental Alienation Syndrome: Frye v. Garnder in the Family Courts.  Article by Jerome H. Poliacoff, Ph.D., P.A., Cynthia L. Greene, Esq., and Laura Smith Esq. that refutes the premise that Parental alienation syndrome is a valid diagnosis and should be admitted into child custody cases. (Also listed under Legal Issues)

Domestic Violence Agencies Around the World

Hot Peach Pages:  International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies.  Global list of abuse hotlines, shelters, refuges, crisis centers and women’s organizations, plus domestic violence information in over 110 languages.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
PTSD — Symptoms discussed.  A youtube clip in which Dr. Jerry Boriskin explains the symptoms and experiences of individuals who suffer from complex PTSD and how it relates to effective treatment methods.

Sermons
1) Divorce and Remarriage.  A talk given by Barbara Roberts to the adult Sunday School class at CRC Tillamook, August 2012, in which she tells how she came to write the book, Not Under Bondage, as she struggled in an abusive marriage and desired above all to be obedient to God’s Word.  (Also listed under Training Materials)
2) Living with a Deceitful Man — Psalm 120.  Sermon by Ps. Sam Powell — First Reformed Church, Yuba City, CA.

Supporters of Victims of Domestic Abuse
“Power and Control” and “Accountability Wheels” for Male Aspiring Allies.  by Ben Atherton-Zeman.  Ben, though not a Christian, believes that more work needs to be done to involve men to end men’s violence.  He has created a set of wheels to help men become more effective allies in the movement against battered women.

WEBSITE ADDITIONS

Tags
Tags allow us to group posts that share a common theme.  A complete list of tags can be found on the top menu bar and the most common tags in the tag cloud on the sidebar.  New tags include:  Elder abuse and Thursday Thought

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