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.
- What You Need to Know: Faith Issues for Survivors of Domestic Violence - Recorded (from Oct 16, 2012 06:00 PM to Oct 16, 2017 07:00 PM)
- Why do so many survivors of abuse leave the church? What are some of the main reasons women stay in abusive marriages? What religious teachings hold women hostage in abusive relationships? This webinar will address the spiritual crisis many survivors of abuse experience as a result of traditional teachings and misinterpretation of scripture as well as how clergy and lay leaders can help.
- Roundtable: Sexual Assault in the U.S. - A Status Report - Recorded (Online, from Apr 04, 2012 11:00 AM to Apr 04, 2012 12:00 PM)
- This roundtable conversation included activists, theologians and ethicists discussing where we are in the U.S. in changing the social norms that support and allow sexual violence against women. What changes have we made and what more is needed?
- Round Table: Teen Violence and Abuse - the Challenge for Youth Ministry - Recorded (Online Recording, from Feb 15, 2012 11:00 AM to Feb 15, 2012 12:00 PM)
- This multifaith roundtable discussion brings together faith leaders who are involved in youth ministry to consider important questions related to teen dating violence in their congregations and communities. Panelists will address the following questions: If you are aware that 1 in 4 of the youth in your congregation are probably dealing with teen dating violence, how does that affect your youth work? For youth workers who are not aware, how can we expand their understanding to address teen dating violence?
- Rev. Lizann Bassham - Helping Teens Develop Healthy Relationships - Recorded (Online Recording, from Feb 07, 2012 07:00 PM to Feb 07, 2012 08:00 PM)
- We know that violence, control, and abuse in teen relationships cut across culture, class, geography, sexual orientation, faith, and gender; though females ages 16–24...
- Ivonne Ortiz - Religión, Espiritualidad y la Sobreviviente de Violencia Doméstica - Recorded (Online Recording, from Jan 26, 2012 11:00 AM to Jan 26, 2012 12:00 PM)
- Un plática para asesores de victimas, directores de programas, consejeros de crisis, intercesores legales y líderes espirituales que trabajan con Latinas practicantes de su fe.
- Keeping the Faith: Responding to Domestic Violence in Your Faith Community - Recorded (Online Recording, from Jan 12, 2012 07:00 PM to Jan 12, 2012 08:00 PM)
- For Christians living with domestic violence, faith can be a roadblock to ending the violence: biblical passages can be used by an abuser to justify the abusive behavior; teachings about marriage and divorce can keep someone in an abusive relationship. But one’s faith and faith community can also be a valuable resource of strength and support when facing this trauma. This recorded webinar will explore both dimensions of faith to help move the church from being part of the problem to being part of the solution to domestic violence.
- Anne Marie Hunter - Elder Abuse In Faith Communities - Recorded (Online Recording, from Dec 13, 2011 11:00 AM to Dec 13, 2011 12:00 PM)
- Many victims and survivors of elder abuse turn to their faith communities for help. The faith community's response is critical. This webinar is designed for all clergy, faith leaders, and therapists who want to know more about elder abuse, how to respond, and where to refer, as well as for advocates who are building partnerships with faith communities.
- Marvin Ellison - Setting Captives Free - Intimate Partner Violence in LGBT Relationships - Recorded (Online Recording, from Dec 06, 2011 02:00 PM to Dec 06, 2011 03:00 PM)
- How can our faith communities be prepared to be a pastoral resource for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered people who experience intimate partner violence?
- Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune - What to do if a Registered Sex Offender Comes to Your Church - Recorded (Online Recording, from Nov 16, 2011 02:00 PM to Nov 16, 2011 03:00 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?
- Roundtable: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence - Recorded (Online Recording, from Nov 09, 2011 11:00 AM to Nov 09, 2011 12:00 PM)
- 16 Days of Activism to End Gender Violence. What? When? Where? How has this international organizing strategy created a mechanism for communities and nations to renew their commitments to ending violence against women? What have been the challenges? And where are faith communities in this?
- Rev. Al Miles - Domestic Violence 101 for Christian Clergy - Recorded (Online Recording, from Oct 25, 2011 02:00 PM to Oct 25, 2011 03:00 PM)
- Rev. Al Miles has written a ground-breaking book, Domestic Violence: What Every Pastor Needs to Know. He will be sharing the highlights of his book in this webinar based on his extensive experience as a pastor and hospital chaplain. Domestic violence remains a fact of life in our communities, families and churches. Many times a victim/survivor or a perpetrator will go to their pastor rather than to a secular resource. How can a pastor see clearly what is happening and understand what they are seeing so as to be part of the solution rather than part of the problem.
- Rev. Dr. Sharon Ellis Davis - Faith and Culture: Domestic Violence in African American Relationships - Recorded (Online Recording, from Oct 18, 2011 02:00 PM to Oct 18, 2011 03:00 PM)
- Domestic violence is an issue that impacts African American Communities like any faith community. How can you support an African American woman dealing with abuse?
- RoundTable: Men of Faith Working to End Violence Against Women - Recorded (Online Recording, from Oct 12, 2011 02:00 PM to Oct 12, 2011 03:00 PM)
- This recorded RoundTable brings together male faith leaders and activists who are actively addressing violence against women in the U.S. From various faith traditions and from the secular experience, they will discuss the challenges of mobilizing men to end violence against women.
- Carolyn Scott Brown - Showcase: Secular and Faith Communities in Collaboration - Recorded (Online Recording, from Oct 11, 2011 11:00 AM to Oct 11, 2011 12:00 PM)
- Building partnerships within the faith community can be a powerful source of support and resource for survivors. This recorded webinar is aimed local and state domestic violence advocates, program directors, crisis counselors, and community outreach coordinators.
- Joy Lacanienta - Faith and Culture: Domestic Violence in Pacific Islander/Asian American - Recorded (Online Recording, from Oct 06, 2011 06:00 PM to Oct 06, 2011 07:00 PM)
- Stereotypes of cultures and faiths, while they exist, often serve to only impede women's empowerment, particularly from South Asian cultures. Understanding the basic tenets of faith traditions among South Asians allow advocates to utilize a South Asian survivor's faith as a resource rather than a roadblock.
- Rev. Dr. Marie Fortune and M.L. Daniel - How Is Your Ministerial Misconduct Policy Working? - Recorded (Online Recording, from Sep 28, 2011 02:00 PM to Sep 28, 2011 03:00 PM)
- A judicatory policy on addressing clergy misconduct needs a periodic review. How is it working? Have you discovered gaps or procedures that don't quite address your situations? This recorded webinar will suggest a review process that you can utilize with staff or a committee responsible for responding to a complaint of misconduct.
- Ivonne Ortiz - Faith and Culture: Domestic Violence in Latin@ Relationships - Recorded (Online Recording, from Sep 22, 2011 02:00 PM to Sep 22, 2011 03:00 PM)
- Religion and spirituality have shaped the ways in which many Latinas respond to life situations including domestic violence. This recorded webinar will focus on the resources for healing within faith communities for Latina survivors of abuse. Through this training, service providers will be able to work more effectively with Latin@ communities.
- Dr. Jaime J. Romo - Safe Church Policies and Practices - Recorded (from Sep 15, 2011 06:00 PM to Sep 15, 2011 07:00 PM)
- During the last 20 years, we have become aware that our faith communities are not necessarily safe places for children, youth or adults. We have not attended to some basic policies and practices that would support safety and health in our congregations. This recorded webinar will introduce participants to the key components of becoming a healing community with the competencies and practices to prevent abuse and support those harmed by abuse who may live invisible in their own churches, temples, synagogues, or mosques.
- Rev. Dr. Sharon Ellis Davis and Julie Owens - Cultural Competency: Why Faith is Fundamental - Recorded (Online Recording, from Sep 13, 2011 02:00 PM to Sep 13, 2011 03:00 PM)
- Cultural competency is vital for effective intervention in addressing domestic violence. An understanding of religious issues as they intersect with culture and ethnicity is equally vital. We need an understanding of why we cannot ignore culture, ethnicity or faith in the experience of victims or perpetrators of abuse.
- Rev. Al Miles - Teen Dating Violence and Prevention - Recorded (Online Recording, from Sep 08, 2011 02:00 PM to Sep 08, 2011 03:00 PM)
- This webinar is sponsored by the United Church of Christ as a part of their Fall Webinar Series, God is Still Speaking: Growing Safe and Healthy Congregations and Families in the Church. This session will discuss ways youth pastors and leaders can address healthy relationships and teen dating violence education. It will address signs and components of healthy relationships as well as how to respond to teenagers involved in unhealthy relationships.
- Child Abuse
- Clergy Ethics & Healthy Boundaries
- Featured Recorded Webinars
- Domestic Violence
- Healthy Teen Relationships
- Sexual Violence