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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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    Understanding Sexual Abuse

    A Guide for Ministry Leaders and Survivors

    by Tim Hein
    Foreword by Debra Hirsch

    What does the path to healing look like for survivors of sexual abuse? And how can ministry leaders, pastors, and counselors best help them as they walk this difficult road? Drawing on both his own experience and his wife's experience as survivors of childhood sexual abuse, Tim Hein presents clinical data and resources as well as practical guidance and empathy—both for ministry leaders and for survivors themselves.

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    Homosexuality

    The Use of Scientific Research in the Church's Moral Debate

    by Stanton L. Jones and Mark A. Yarhouse

    Stanton L. Jones and Mark A. Yarhouse help us face questions surrounding the issue of homosexuality squarely and honestly, examining how scientific research has been used within church debates--especially within Methodist, Presbyterian, Lutheran and Episcopal contexts.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Restoring the Fallen

    A Team Approach to Caring, Confronting Reconciling

    by Earl D. Wilson, Sandy Wilson, Paul Friesen, Virginia Friesen, Larry Paulson, and Nancy Paulson

    When Christians commit serious sin, how should the church respond? Earl and Sandy Wilson, Paul and Virginia Friesen, and Larry and Nancy Paulson describe how the spiritual care team approach can help wayward Christians through the process of repentance and restoration.

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    Intergenerational Christian Formation

    Bringing the Whole Church Together in Ministry, Community and Worship

    by Holly Catterton Allen and Christine Lawton

    Holly Allen and Christine Lawton offer a complete framework for intentional intergenerational Christian formation in the church. Providing theoretical foundations and case studies of intergenerational congregations, this book offers hope that worship, learning, communit,y and service can all be achieved intergenerationally.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Troubled Minds

    Mental Illness and the Church's Mission

    by Amy Simpson
    Foreword by Marshall Shelley

    Reflecting on the confusion, shame and grief brought on by her mother's schizophrenia, Amy Simpson provides a bracing look at the social and physical realities of mental illness. Reminding us that people with mental illness are our neighbors and our brothers and sisters in Christ, she explores new possibilities for the church to minister to this stigmatized group.

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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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    Ashamed No More

    A Pastor's Journey Through Sex Addiction

    by T. C. Ryan
    Foreword by Walter Wangerin, Jr.

    There are some things we just don't talk about. Pastor T. C. Ryan narrates the unsettling story of his lifelong struggle with sexual addiction, one that predated and pervaded his pastoral ministry—one that went on for years in secrecy and isolation. In light of his full experience of exile and healing, Ryan calls the church to a ministry of unsettling grace that is the worthy of the gospel.

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    The Healing Journey for Adult Children of Alcoholics

    by Daryl E. Quick

    Daryl E. Quick uses a step-by-step approach (enhanced by inspiring stories and practical exercises) to help readers learn new ways of thinking, feeling and acting that will replace the destructive patterns learned in childhood.

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