This course is designed to help counselors better understand the different types of abuse, the healing process and treatment of sexual trauma, and how post-traumatic symptoms can be stabilized when dealing with complex, relational trauma, both in the initial phase of counseling as well as the trauma processing. Sexual Abuse 2.0 examines the signs and symptoms of abuse, as well as assessment parameters, counseling strategies, treatment considerations, and biblical solutions for those who work with this population.
SA 101: Surviving Sexual Abuse: On the Threshold of Hope
Diane Langberg, Ph.D.
Runtime: 44 minutes 51 seconds (Not for LPC, LMFT, LSW credit)
In this session, Dr. Langberg provides awareness and insight to equip the Church to face the reality of sexual trauma, understand its profound impact, and know the basics of how to protect the vulnerable. Different types of abuse and their long-term consequences on victims’ lives are addressed. The presentation also provides strategies for Christians to respond to victims of sexual violence in a healing and helpful way.
SA 102: Healing the Scars of Sexual Abuse
Shannon Ethridge, M.A.
Runtime: 52 minutes 7 seconds
Overcoming sexual abuse is a journey that can take many years. Whether the abuse happened once or multiple times, the healing process is often lonely and difficult. In this presentation, Shannon Ethridge shares her personal testimony as a backdrop to a message of encouragement and hope for those who have experienced the trauma of abuse.
SA 103: Restoring the Shattered Self: Treatment of Complex Trauma
Heather Gingrich, Ph.D.
Runtime: 54 minutes 3 seconds
The primary focus of this presentation will be how such post-traumatic symptoms can be stabilized when dealing with complex, relational trauma, both in the initial phase of counseling, as well as the trauma processing phase.
1.75 CE Credits available for LPC, LMFT, LSW.
3.00 CE Credits available for IBCC Credential Holders.
The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) offers some psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers and play therapists Continuing Education (CE) credit due for good standing with certain states and a limited number of professional organizations. It remains the responsibility of each participant to be aware of state licensure and CE requirements. Participants should check their state and/or local regulations regarding required continuing education hours. For more information Light University Continuing Education programs, please visit: https://www.lightuniversity.com/continuing-education-statements/.