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Navy Chaplains to Receive More Training on Sexual Abuse

posted on October 7, 2013

At Religion News Service, Tim Townsend writes about newly-designed training sessions for U.S. Navy chaplains to “address a crisis of underreporting of sexual abuse by military personnel.” Kristen Leslie, professor of pastoral theology and care at Eden Theological Seminary, and another expert will lead the three-day professional development course. According to Navy Chaplain Lieutenant Commander David Thames, Leslie’s training will be “the first time the chaplain corps has focused on specialized pastoral care training for chaplains caring for sexual assault victims.”

Read at Religion News Service