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Sexual Misconduct: Resources for Universities & Churches

This research guide provides resources on sexual misconduct with a focus on behavior perpetrated by faculty and clergy. Some resources are available through PLNU's Ryan Library and require a username and password from a current student, s

Resources for Universities and Churches to Address and Avoid Sexual Misconduct

Center for Changing Our Campus Culture. (2016). Retrieved from

  • "This comprehensive online clearinghouse provides important resources for colleges and universities on sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.”


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2016). Sexual Violence on Campus: Strategies for Prevention. Retrieved from



Equal Rights Advocates. (2014). Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Toolkit. Retrieved from


Faith Trust Institute. (n.d.) Retrieved from

  • FaithTrust Institute is a national, multifaith, multicultural training and education organization with global reach working to end sexual and domestic violence.


GRACE, Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment. (2013). Retrieved from


Hart, L. (2019). Nazarene Safe. Retreived from


It’s on Us. (n.d.). Retrieved from


National Sexual Violence Resource Center. (2018). Bystander Intervention Tips and Strategies. Retrieved from


National Women’s Law Center. (2007). How to Protect Students from Sexual Harassment: A Primer for Schools. Retrieved from


Office of Civil Rights. (n.d.) Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence. US Department of Education. Retrieved from  

  • The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights released this policy guidance alongside the White House report to answer common questions about colleges’ responsibilities under Title IX.

Reflections: A GC2 Summit on Responding to Sexual Harassment, Abuse, and Violence. (2018). Retrieved from 

  • Organizers set out to “bring together Christian leaders today to address what the Bible says about this tragedy, the destruction of silence, how to protect those who are vulnerable and victimized, the role of accountability in leadership, and much more,”

Vallina, D. (n.d.) Pastoral care for a church in crisis. The Hope of Survivors. Retrieved from


The Wartburg Watch 2018. Retrieved from

  • “We look at all of the trends within evangelical Christianity, along with other stories and trends that impact the faith. We have become quite interested in church conflict, spiritual abuse, and hyper-authoritarian polity.”
  • Challenges the complementarian view of gender roles popular within the Evangelical movement


Wells-Goodwin, A. F. (2007). After Pastor Churches. Retrieved from


Wells-Goodwin, A. F. (2007). Pastoral care - Bibliography. After Pastor Churches. Retrieved from