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Examine 12 core competencies needed in seminary formation programs to provide appropriate pastoral care to victim-survivors of clergy sexual abuse and sexual abuse in general.

In this free report: 

  • Review the current state of priestly formation in the face of clergy sexual abuse
  • Learn about recent developments in trauma-informed pastoral care
  • Explore competencies proposed to minister to victims of clergy sexual abuse
  • Learn how to land these competencies within already existing seminary programs

The McGrath Institute for Church Life has partnered with Fr. Thomas V. Berg, Ph.D., Timothy G. Lock, Ph.D., and Justin M. Anderson, Ph.D. to produce this in-depth report.