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    Developing Clinicians of Character

    A Christian Integrative Approach to Clinical Supervision

    Christian Association of Psychological Studies Books

    by Terri S. Watson

    Terri S. Watson equips you to excel in "the helping profession within a helping profession" as you provide clinical supervision for other mental health workers. Grounding our thinking in the historic and contemporary wisdom of virtue ethics, this resource aims to identify and strengthen supervision's important role for character formation in the classroom, in continuing education for practitioners, and in clinical settings.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Treating Trauma in Christian Counseling

    Christian Association for Psychological Studies Books

    Edited by Heather Davediuk Gingrich and Fred C. Gingrich

    With extensive experience treating complex trauma, Heather Gingrich and Fred Gingrich have brought together key essays representing the latest psychological research on trauma from a Christian integration perspective. This text introduces counseling approaches, trauma information, and Christian reflections for students, instructors, clinicians, and researchers alike.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Walking Through Twilight

    A Wife's Illness—A Philosopher's Lament

    by Douglas Groothuis
    Foreword by Nicholas Wolterstorff

    How do you continue to find God as dementia pulls your loved one into the darkness? Philosopher Douglas Groothuis offers a window into his experience of caring for his wife as a rare form of dementia ravages her once-brilliant mind. Mixing personal narrative with spiritual insight, he captures moments of lament as well as theological reflection and poignant pictures of their life together.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Grieving a Suicide

    A Loved One's Search for Comfort, Answers, and Hope

    by Albert Y. Hsu

    Albert Y. Hsu wrestles with emotional and spiritual questions surrounding suicide, ultimately pointing survivors to the God who offers comfort in our grief and hope for the future. This revised edition now includes a discussion guide for suicide survivor groups.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Grace for the Afflicted

    A Clinical and Biblical Perspective on Mental Illness

    by Matthew S. Stanford

    Why has the church struggled in ministering to those with mental illnesses? As both a church leader and a professor of psychology and behavioral sciences, Matthew S. Stanford has written this thoroughly revised and updated resource to educate Christians about mental illness from both biblical and scientific perspectives.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Called to Care

    A Christian Worldview for Nursing

    by Judith Allen Shelly and Arlene B. Miller

    Judith Allen Shelly and Arlene B. Miller write from a historically and theologically grounded understanding of nursing as a vocation. They give nurses a framework for understanding and living out that vocation: service to God through caring for others.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    When Life Goes Dark

    Finding Hope in the Midst of Depression

    by Richard Winter

    Psychiatrist and theologian Richard Winter explores the complex issues surrounding depression. He sorts through scientific research, dispels common misunderstandings and looks at how biblical characters experienced despair. Here is help for all those who find themselves, loved ones or those they counsel vulnerable to depression.

    Introductory Introductory
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    Grieving a Suicide

    A Loved One's Search for Comfort, Answers Hope

    by Albert Y. Hsu

    Albert Y. Hsu wrestles with emotional and spiritual questions surrounding suicide and ultimately points suicide survivors to the God who offers comfort in our grief and hope for the future.

    Introductory Introductory
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    A Vision for the Aging Church

    Renewing Ministry for and by Seniors

    by James M. Houston and Michael Parker

    James M. Houston and Michael Parker believe now is the time for the church to offer ministry to its increasing numbers of seniors and to benefit from ministry they can offer. They issue an urgent call to reconceive the place and part of the elderly in the local congregation, showing that seniors aren't the problem--they are the solution.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    The Recovery-Minded Church

    Loving and Ministering to People With Addiction

    by Jonathan Benz
    With Kristina Robb-Dover

    You want to have vibrant relationships with those who struggle with addiction in your church and community. This practical resource for church leaders and congregations answers your pressing questions about addiction and recovery, through real-life stories, the latest insights from medical science and a biblical framework for how to love the addicts in your midst.

    Introductory Introductory

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