Recorded Webinar Training
If you missed an online training event and still want to access the excellent content, you can get the a recorded version!
If you missed the live online training and still want to access the excellent content, you can now get recordings of FaithTrust Institute Webinars. These sessions, led by faith and community leaders, cover a range of topics for your organization, congregation, denomination, or seminary on the faith response the following issues.
InFaith Community Foundation sponsored a webinar series
(twelve per year) from 2012-2015. These are available as recordings.
- Back to School: Addressing Gender Violence in Theological Education - Recorded (Online, from Sep 17, 2014 11:00 AM to Sep 17, 2014 12:00 PM)
- What are future faith leaders learning about gender-based violence? Why is this an important issuefor theological education? How can leaders implement this work to create a safer world? Join four thought leaders as they examine the role that seminary education plays in addressing the critical issue of violence against women and how this can transform faith communities. Presenters: Marie Fortune, Mary Hunt, Lisa Gelber, Elizabeth Siwo-Okundi
- Domestic Violence & Homelessness: What's the Connection? - 2014 - Recorded (Online, from Aug 13, 2014 11:00 AM to Aug 13, 2014 12:00 PM)
- What’s the connection between domestic violence and homelessness? Over 90% of homeless women have experienced severe physical abuse in their lives; 63% have been victims of intimate partner abuse as an adult. Linda Olsen, an expert on housing and serving domestic violence survivors, will offer her insights on this topic and discuss how faith communities can strengthen their work for justice by including an awareness of domestic violence in their understanding of social problems like homelessness and poverty.
- Sexual Assault in Indian Country - Summer 2014 - Recorded (from Jul 16, 2014 07:00 AM to Jul 16, 2014 08:00 AM)
- Native American women experience domestic violence and sexual assault at rates far higher than the national average. The Rev. Evelene Tweedy Navarette Sombrero tells the powerful story of how colonization and resulting attitudes toward Native Americans led to atrocities towards Native women, including the use of rape as a tool of genocide, forced sterilizations, boarding school sexual abuse, and more. She encourages us to learn what Native women have faced to understand their plight and help create a better future.
- Kids Exposed to Domestic Violence: How Can Faith Leaders Respond? - Recorded - 2014 (Online, from Apr 09, 2014 11:00 AM to Apr 09, 2014 12:00 PM)
- The impact of domestic violence on children who witness abuse can be life-long and have a significant influence on neurological, psychological, emotional and spiritual development. Rev. Kathy Reid discusses the signs of trauma in children, and what faith leaders and communities can do to help support and heal children and their families. Included are scriptural passages that can assist in pastoral care. Presenter: Kathy Reid
- Why Faith Is Fundamental to Ending Domestic Violence- Spring 2014 - Recorded (Online, from Mar 20, 2014 11:00 AM to Mar 20, 2014 12:00 PM)
- Julie Owens shares her insights into the spiritual crises and spiritual dilemmas that are particular to survivors of faith. She also discusses the ways that faith communities can assist survivors heal and recover. Of particular importance is the issue of Justice Making as a way for faith communities to protect the victim and ensure accountability by the abuser.
- Sex + Faith: Talking with Your Child from Birth to Adolescence - Recorded (from Feb 12, 2014 11:00 AM to Feb 12, 2014 12:00 PM)
- February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Join us as Dr. Kate Ott discusses her new book Sex + Faith: Talking with Your Child from Birth to Adolescence This webinar will explore: The importance of good sexuality education and faith beliefs Specific topics and teachable moments for tweens and teens Issues of dating and healthy use of technology
- Human Trafficking and the Role of the Faith Community - Recorded (Online, from Jan 29, 2014 11:00 AM to Jan 29, 2014 12:00 PM)
- What are the signs of human trafficking? What can our congregation do to prevent trafficking in our community and around the globe? If you are looking to deepen your understanding of the issues surrounding human trafficking then this recorded webinar is for you.
- Domestic Violence: Community Voices for Action (2013) - RECORDED (Online, from Dec 05, 2013 11:00 AM to Dec 05, 2013 12:00 PM)
- What can our congregation do to prevent domestic violence? How can we strengthen our efforts to offer greater support to survivors? What resources can we draw upon from our own traditions? If you are a person of faith looking to deepen your commitment to ending domestic violence, then this webinar is for you. Bring your questions and experience and join the conversation. Presenter: Julie Owens
- Healing from Abuse: Resources for Survivors - Recorded (Online, from Oct 23, 2013 11:00 AM to Oct 23, 2018 12:00 PM)
- In this one-hour webinar, Julie Owens explores the fundamental dynamics of domestic violence, her story of surviving , common religious roadblocks and resources, and what she wishes pastors and other helpers would have known when she was looking for help.
- Military Sexual Assault: The Role of the Chaplain - Recorded (Online, from Jun 20, 2013 11:00 AM to Jun 20, 2018 12:00 PM)
- This webinar recording is sponsored by the Lutheran Community Foundation as part of their Ending Family Violence Initiative. In this one-hour webinar, Rev. Dr. Kristen Leslie, along with Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune, explore the dynamics of sexual assault within the context of the military, with a particular focus on the role of military chaplains.
- Safe Congregations and Risk Reduction: A Starter Kit - Recorded (Online, from May 22, 2013 11:00 AM to May 22, 2018 12:00 PM)
- Churches have tended in the past not to do the right thing in terms of protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse. What does “the right thing” look like and how do we get there? This one-hour webinar with Rev. Dr. Sarah M. Rieth will equip your congregation with some of the tools and knowledge necessary to be a place of safety and trust. This webinar was sponsored by the Lutheran Community Foundation.
- Kids Exposed to Domestic Violence: How Can Faith Leaders Respond? - Recorded (Online, from Apr 03, 2013 11:00 AM to Apr 04, 2018 12:00 PM)
- This webinar looks at the prevalence of and the effects on children who are exposed to domestic violence and what churches can do to advocate for them. Presented by Rev. Kathy Reid. This webinar is sponsored by a grant from the Lutheran Community Foundation.
- Child Abuse and Mandatory Reporting for Faith Leaders - Recorded (Online, from Mar 06, 2013 12:00 AM to Mar 06, 2018 12:00 AM)
- Access a recording of this webinar offered by Rev. Dr. Sarah Rieth
- Teens and Social Media: Benefits and Risks - Recorded (Online, from Feb 12, 2013 11:00 AM to Feb 12, 2013 12:00 PM)
- Access the recording of this webinar with Elizabeth Dilley on the benefits and risks of social media as it relates to teen dating violence.
- Teen Dating Violence: What Every Parent Needs to Know - Recording (Online, from Feb 06, 2013 11:00 AM to Feb 06, 2018 12:00 PM)
- A recording of Rev. Al Miles webinar "Teen Dating Violence: What Every Parent Needs to Know"
- Human Trafficking: What You Need to Know-RECORDED (from Jan 24, 2013 11:00 AM to Jan 24, 2018 12:00 PM)
- January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Join us for this webinar with Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune of FaithTrust Institute and Dr. Nancy Murphy of Northwest Family Life to learn more about this form of modern day slavery and how you and your faith community can get involved.
- Batterers: What Does Accountability and Forgiveness Look Like? - Recorded (from Jan 22, 2013 11:00 AM to Jan 22, 2018 12:00 PM)
- People who abuse an intimate partner need to be held accountable by their faith communities. This webinar will look at how faith leaders (clergy, teachers and counselors) can be a part of the whole community’s efforts at accountability.
- Roundtable: Clergy Ethics in Jewish, Buddhist, and Christian Communities-Recorded (from Dec 13, 2012 07:00 PM to Dec 13, 2017 08:00 PM)
- Join us for a roundtable discussion on current issues and understandings of healthy boundaries and clergy ethics in Jewish, Buddhist, and Christian communities.
- What to do if a Registered Sex Offender Comes to Your Church - Recorded (from Nov 13, 2012 07:00 PM to Nov 13, 2017 08:00 PM)
- Registered sex offenders who are released into the community are approaching faith communities and asking to participate in worship and other activities. We know that community support is important to prevent re-offending. How can faith communities be part of an offender’s support network and insure safety for the congregation?
- Rev. Dr. Sharon Ellis Davis and Rev. K. Ray Hill - Sexual Abuse in the Black Church: An Historical Perspective Toward Practical Solutions - Recorded (Online Recording, from Oct 23, 2012 06:00 PM to Oct 23, 2017 07:00 PM)
- Clergy misconduct and abuse are common to all faith traditions. What are the particular experiences and challenges of this problem in historically Black churches? This webinar will help you: • Understand the history of privilege and power in Black pulpits • Address the questions: How does racism impact the responses to clergy abuse?
- Child Abuse
- Clergy Ethics & Healthy Boundaries
- Featured Recorded Webinars
- Domestic Violence
- Healthy Teen Relationships
- Sexual Violence