Trauma and Pastoral Care: A practical handbook (Paperback)

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Trauma and Pastoral Care: A practical handbook (Paperback)


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This handbook is for leaders who are faced with leading an individual or a church community through a traumatic event and its aftermath. It arises out of the Tragedy and Congregations Project which helps churches to respond in a healthy way to the impact of tragedies through training in good practice, careful reflection, and personal resilience.

*Part One examines the physical and mental impact of trauma, and offers a rapid response pastoral toolkit and guidance on appropriate continuing care.

*Part Two offers pastoral and liturgical strategies for collective trauma, suggests 'habits of the heart' that will build resilience.

*Part Three reflects on the challenging theological questions that arise and the emergence of deeper, more nuanced understandings of God.

Product Details ISBN: 9781786223333
ISBN-10: 1786223333
Publisher: Canterbury Press
Publication Date: June 30th, 2021
Pages: 128
Language: English