Is It Abuse? A Biblical Guide to Identifying Domestic Abuse and Helping Victims Darby Strickland
For years, biblical counselor Darby Strickland has served women in oppressive marriages. Now she writes to anyone who wants to help, regardless of their level of experience. You will learn how to identify the toxic entitlement that drives abusive behavior and to better understand its impact on victims—including children who are raised in a home with domestic abuse. Ultimately, you will become equipped to provide wise and Christ-centered counsel and to empower and advocate for victims while navigating the complex dynamics of oppression in a marriage.
- Reflection questions throughout chapters guide helpers as they process the material
- Detailed inventory questions allow helpers to screen for different kinds of abuse—physical, sexual, emotional, spiritual, and financial
- Case studies, exercises, and comprehensive worksheets, including a safety action plan, can be used to train helpers and assist victims
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