Risk and Resilience in Urban Ministry: Stress, Spirituality, and Support
Faculty Investigator: Dr. Cynthia Eriksson
Project Summary: The project was designed to extend organizational knowledge of current ministry staff needs experience of stressors, and level of personal functioning. Key findings are the chronic and traumatic stressors existing in the urban ministry context; the extent of adverse experiences in childhood reported by staff and volunteers; the report of why individuals do not access needed services; and the levels of burnout and posttraumatic stress disorder. For the full report of research, please click here.
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