Where: Indiana University- Purdue University
875 W North St, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Hine Hall, President’s Room [Directions/Campus Map
When: March 17, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
4 CE Hours
This event will bring together mental health professionals and other helping professionals who currently work with those who have experienced spiritual abuse. Spiritual abuse may be viewed as being situated within the broader umbrella of psychological abuse but is a unique and often unrecognized aspect of this broader phenomenon. The societal value placed on religion can sometimes hinder critical evaluation of harmful dynamics and coercive control within religious frameworks. This workshop will explore spiritual abuse and the underlying mechanism of coercive control, and explore counseling interventions for clinicians working with those who have experienced abusive spiritual systems and relationships, and their loved ones.
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