Spiritual Abuse and the Importance of the Spiritual Community in the Survivor’s Life

Survivors of faith frequently seek help in their faith communities when experiencing domestic violence. Yet, they are often met with a wall of silence and shame. In this conversation, you will learn to recognize spiritual abuse and understand why spirituality and spiritual communities play a significant role in the life of a survivor. Practical strategies for advocates and helping professionals will be discussed.

Trainer: Darlene Hills-Clinkscale, M.S., Ed. is a primary prevention advocate and president of Stop It Before It Starts (SIBS). She is a leader in Ohio, educating faith-based communities about best practices for supporting survivors of domestic violence. Darlene works extensively as a trainer and facilitator and is a former SARNCO advocate with Ohio Health.

Deadline to Register: Sunday, November 14, 2021

American Sign Language interpreters will be available.

Upon registering, you should receive a confirmation email within 24 hours. If you have not, please contact us at training@odvn.org.


Nov 16 2021


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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