Addiction can take many forms and there can hardly be a minister, or a prison, college or schools' chaplain who will not have encountered its damaging effects on individuals, their families and local communities. This handbook, from an experienced pastoral practitioner, aids those on the front line of caring for addicts and their families.
- Author ROBERTS, NICHOLAS
- Pub Date 27/07/2018
- Binding Paperback
- Pages 112
Addiction and Pastoral Care addresses one of the most acute and challenging social problems affecting individuals, families and local communities.
Clergy and pastoral workers are often in the front line caring for addicts and their families, usually without any professional training. This handbook from an experienced pastoral practitioner offers:
- An exploration of the psychology of addiction;
- A theological perspective on desire;
- Practical models of pastoral care;
- A guide to the professional resources and care available.