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Red Flags indicating a victim is at high risk of being killed or almost killed by her abuser

This infographic comes from DVRCV (Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria, Australia). It highlights the factors that put family violence victims at increased risk of being killed or seriously injured. These risk factors have been ascertained by research that looked at the backstory of lethal and near-lethal cases of domestic violence. The infographic can be downloaded as a …

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Thursday Thought — Honouring Resistance by Dr. Allan Wade

On the blog we have praised Allan Wade who, along with his colleagues, originated the response-based approach which has taught us how to elucidate and honor victim’s resistance. In this clip from a counselor-training DVD Dr. Wade shows us how the response-based approach to therapy exposes violence, clarifies the perpetrator’s responsibility, elucidates and honours the victim’s …

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Feeling Conviction for Not Helping Victims More

Recently MarkQ, one of our commenters, expressed his difficulty and his feeling of conviction for not reaching out to those who have been abused.  Barbara responded to his comment with some very good insights.  We want to highlight MarkQ’s comment and Barbara’s response for those who may not have seen them in the original post. MarkQ …

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Why Didn’t You Leave?

How many of you have had this hurtful question posed to you by a well-meaning but ignorant-to-domestic-abuse person:  “Why didn’t you leave?”   Barbara has an excellent article that addresses this question and we want to share it with you today. (The article was first published at Barbara’s solo blog notunderbondage.com) * * * * * * …

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Thursday Thought — Resource Highlight: Domestic Abuse Training for (busy) Pastors

We want to draw attention to a training resource for pastors and church leaders:  Domestic Abuse Training for (busy) Pastors: An outline for self-directed learners. This resource was created by Barbara Roberts and can be found on our Resources page under the subheading Training Materials. This PDF is an excellent introduction to a biblical response to domestic …

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How Did We End Up Here? — a new book by George Simon Jr

  How Did We End Up Here? — Surviving and Thriving in a Character-Disordered World* This is a new book by Dr George Simon Jr, PhD. His colleague M. Kathryn Armistead Ph.D is a contributor.  It’s available in paperback. The link above takes you to where you can buy it on Amazon, but no doubt you can …

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