The Trauma Informed-Church: Responding Compassionately to Abuse Survivors

This webinar is designed for pastors, ministry leaders and Christians who want to grow in understanding how trauma affects a person’s involvement in the Church community. Participants will gain knowledge in the signs of traumatization, as well as practical ways to care for survivors of trauma, taking into consideration that churches should be caring for survivors but also have limits in the scope of care they can provide.

Date/Time: July 5, 2022 Noon-3pm (Pacific Time)

Instructors: Jason Kovacs, Eliza Huie, and Beth Broom

Cost: $50 individual ticket; 20% discount for five or more individual tickets.

Where: Live Webinar (Recorded for Replay)

Live attendees will be able to participate in an additional non-recorded Q&A time with the speakers immediately following the webinar at 3pm PST.

Webinar Schedule:

The Trauma-Informed Church: What and How We Can Get There

Jason Kovacs 12:00-1:00 PM PST

How does a church become a safe place for trauma and abuse survivors to heal? In this session we will explore a vision for becoming a trauma-informed church, values that sustain this, and practical suggestions to move forward. 

The Trauma-Informed Church Leader: Recognizing a Trauma Response 

Eliza Huie 1:00-2:00 PM PST

Recognizing trauma is not easy but there are identifiable traits and responses that you as a church leader can learn to spot. Once you have learned these you are in a better place to respond with the wisdom and compassion of our Lord.

A Practical Guide for Responding Compassionately

Beth Broom 2:00-3:00 PM PST

Many church leaders want to care for those who have been abused, but they aren’t sure where to start. In this session we will give you a variety of tools for creating a compassionate environment that honors survivors and also heralds the gospel. 

**Bonus Live Q&A with the webinar speakers**

Those attending live are invited to a bonus 30 minute Q&A session with the webinar speakers.

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