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Building Victim Assistance Networks With Faith Communities: Lessons Learned by the Vermont Victim Services 2000 Project
About This E-PublicationAcknowledgmentsMessage From the DirectorAbout the AuthorsRelated Links
The Need for Collaboration
Victim Needs From a Faith-Based Perspective
Elements of Collaboration
Lessons Learned
Issues Unique to Faith-Based Victim Assistance
Supplementary Materials
Other Initiatives
  Faith Community Professional Education Initiative
  Sudden Death Trauma Program
  Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Services
  Good Samaritans
  Collaborative Response
to Crime Victims
  Helping And Lending Outreach Support
  Peaceful Communities Committee of VEC
Trauma-Specific Resources
Bibliography and Related Resources
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Faith Based Victim Assistance Organizations

Supplementary Materials

Trauma-Specific Resources

For those who wish to do additional reading on this topic, we offer the following brief bibliography. Please note that a more comprehensive bibliography, including links to more detailed references, current articles, books for purchase, and Web resources helpful in understanding trauma responses and treatment, is available at David Baldwin's Web site,

Buchwald, Emilie, Pamela Fletcher, and Martha Roth, eds. 1993. Transforming a Rape Culture. Minneapolis, MN: Milkweed Editions.

Figley, Charles R., Brian E. Bride, and Nicholas Mazza, eds. 1997. Death and Trauma: The Traumatology of Grieving. Washington, DC: Taylor and Francis Publishers.

Herman, Judith Lewis. 1982. Father-Daughter Incest. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Herman, Judith Lewis. 1997. Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence. New York: Basic Books.

Jenkins, Bill. 1999. What to Do When the Police Leave: A Guide to the First Days of Traumatic Loss, 2nd Edition. Richmond, VA: WBJ Press.

Jenkins, Philip. 1996. Pedophiles and Priests: Anatomy of a Contemporary Crisis. New York: Oxford University Press.

Jenkins, Pamela J., and Barbara Parmer Davidson. 2001. Stopping Domestic Violence: How a Community Can Prevent Spousal Abuse. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

Ledoux, Joseph. 1996. The Emotional Brain: The Mysterious Underpinnings of Emotional Life. New York: Touchstone.

Levine, Peter A., with Ann Frederick. 1997. Waking the Tiger: Healing. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books.

Nelson, Franne Whitney. 2004. A Grief Handbook for Victim Advocates: Guiding a Family Step-by-Step Through the Aftermath of Violent Death. Waterbury, VT: Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services.

Rothschild, Babette. 2000. The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.

Scaer, Robert, C. 2001. The Body Bears the Burden: Trauma, Dissociation, and Disease. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Medical Press.

Schmidt, Karen Louise. 1995. Transforming Abuse: Nonviolent Resistance and Recovery. Philadelphia: New Society Publishers.

Terr, Leonore. 1990. Too Scared to Cry: Psychic Trauma in Childhood. New York: Basic Books.

Terr, Leonore. 1994. Unchained Memories: True Stories of Traumatic Memories, Lost and Found. New York: Basic Books.

Van der Kolk, Bessel A., Alexander C. McFarlane, and Lars Weisaeth, eds. 1996. Traumatic Stress: The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on Mind, Body, and Society. New York: Guilford Press.

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