A talk given at UUA General Assembly 2015 By Dr. Doug Pasto-Croby All human beings need to believe that the world that they live in is safe. It is a basic biological need. We can’t function in normal, healthy ways when our environments are not safe. And no place needs to be safer, than our […]
This week at the UUA’s General Assembly 2015, Safety Net is running workshop #221 — Thursday, June 25, at10:45, in the Oregon Ballroom 204. The panel includes the Rev. Gail Seavey, the Rev. Jason Shelton, Dr. Doug Pasto-Crosby, and UUA Moderator Jim Key. The workshop will formally open the national conversation on clergy sexual misconduct that […]
An overview of Safety Net’s raison d’être and history from its founder.
Background on a UUA advocates training that will be happening this fall.
In recent months, members of Safety Net have become increasingly aware of the significance of trauma in the wake of sexual abuse within UU ministerial relationships. Arguably trauma can extend not only to affected congregations, but also to the denomination as a whole.