Denise Jackson bravely and graciously shares her personal journey from traumatic sexual abuse through healing to hope. She is living proof that adult survivors can thrive with whole, healthy, happy lives. Grace in the Shadows also educates families, friends and organizations to:
identify signs of child abuse
understand statistical and clinical information on pedophiles
create safe environments for children
locate agencies in each state
and report abuse.
This inspirational human experience will encourage others lingering in the shadows to find grace in healing.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 188 Vendor: Masterpiece Creation Publishing Publication Date: 2009
This inspirational story offers hope and healing to sixty million survivors of childhood sexual abuse, and to their families. The expose serves as a tool for understanding and overcoming the effects of abuse and the prevention of childhood sexual abuse. Delicately written from the perspectives of the abused child and the adult survivor, it is an account of the human physical, emotional, and spiritual experience. The clinical research is explained in laymen's terms. Meticulously researched, the book includes practical information for families helping children, and for adult survivors in recovery. There is an educational component that exposes behavioral habits of the pedophile, how to report abuse, and ways to prevent it. The book is ultimately about hope and healing.
Denise Jackson is a triumphant survivor of childhood sexual abuse. She has devoted her professional life to youth advocacy. She has advanced certification as a Professional Youth Minister through the Archdiocese of Baltimore, where she was also trained as a Crises Response Team member. She studied sociology, and received credits for ministry skills at Mt. St. Mary's College. She received certificates for hospice training at St. Agnes Hospital in Maryland, and certification at Frederick Memorial Hospital.
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