8. I want to teach the people in my church or seminary class how to better respond to victims. What tips do you have?

See The Other Side. While this article is specifically about clergy sexual abuse, the recommendations are easily adapted to a larger audience seeking to address the needs of survivors of any kind of abuse, including domestic violence. You will also find plenty of teaching ideas throughout this site, especially in the Collusion section.

Dee Ann Miller is the author of Enlarging Boston's Spotlight: A Call for Courage, Integrity, and Institutional Transformation (2017) How Little We Knew: Collusion and Confusion with Sexual Misconduct (1993) and The Truth about Malarkey (2000)