THE SPIRIT WITHIN
To publish a handbook to aid recovery from religious sexual abuse across all faiths.
This will be a companion to The Warrior Within a handbook available though Amazon and our website
April 2011 - September 2011
One in Four
The Catholic Church and the Papal visit raised the issue that sexual abuse has occured within a religious settings. Given the secret nature of religious sexual abuse it is not yet known how many children and adults have been affected. Many survivors are still too scared to disclose what has happened to them. In addition, churches and faith leaders are reluctant to reveal the number of allegations.
Families are often overwhelmed with grief, anger and guilt for having failed to protect the child and this can lead to denial to protect themselves from feeling guilt. The shame of religious sexual abuse forces some families to leave their communities, or they may be ostracised which increases the sense of alienation and isolation as they are excluded away from their community. This book helps address this.
this book offers an opportunity to heal by reviving the spirit within and restoring its power
Activities» Book to be launched on 26 October 2011 - London Venue
Success will be...by sales of books and an understaing that healing can happen
This book is about compassion and healing, not demonization. It aims to revive the spirit within
Activities» Written for victims, survivors and those who have contact with them
Success will be...Religious Faiths accept responsibility for ensuring robust safeguarding procedures
opportunity for churches of all denominations to move forward to ensure they protect all.
Activities» To ehlp religious faiths become trusted where safeguarding is concerned
Success will be...open and transparent communications to ensure all are safe
It is also a real opportunity for churches of all denominations to move forward to ensure that they have a real understanding of how such abuse affects children and later adults, and how to protect and safeguard all children in the future.
That religious faiths will be held in the highest regard around safeguarding and dealing with appropriately
That this will not be embraced by Religious faiths. However victims and survivors will benefit and be more informed, thereby minimising risk of non acceptance.
Through feedback from users
Budget - Project Cost: £19,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £5,000 authour fee to 185 page book £10,000 printing to print 6000 copies in two colour £3,000 launch hire of venue for launch for 150 people £1,000 publicity promtion of book
No geographical location. Aavailbale world wide
All relious faiths and those who practice their faith. Any victim or survivor of regious abuse.
Track record of specilising in trauma of childhood sexual abuse.
Track record having produce the Warrior Within handbook to adi recovery of sexual abuse/violence
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