Entries for the 'Counseling' Category
By: Darlene Pawlik
Pregnancy resource centers have a unique opportunity to fight the injustice of human trafficking. Most pregnancy centers have policy manuals that specify how volunteers and staff treat clients, guests and one another. They provide protocols to support women as they choose life in unplanned or crisis...
By: Ann L. Coker
With clipboard on my lap I faced my client and wrote down her answers to questions on the intake form. She was not slow to answer but she gave only brief information. She had finished high school but not gone on for further education. Unmarried and living with friends, she took responsibility for he...
By: Rebecca Kiessling
Having been involved in pro-life ministry since 1995 (including serving on the board of one pregnancy center, on the advisory board of another, and speaking at dozens of PCC fundraisers every year) I feel I can be of help to centers in my area of expertise – rape, incest, and fetal abnormaliti...
By: Michele D. Shoun
Human trafficking worldwide – both labor and sex trafficking – has 20.9 million people in its grip. Sadly, slavery is not a thing of the past.
An estimated 1.5 million people are being exploited this way in North America. A vast majority of the cases that have been detected in...
By: Alana Terry
When my husband Phillip and I got married, we figured we'd wait about a year before we tried to get pregnant. Two months after our wedding I started volunteering at CareNet Pregnancy Center, where I learned about the miracle of carrying and delivering babies into the world. I helped fold tiny little...
By: Sherry Camelleri
Recently, God gave me a very special gift. It didn't have a pretty bow or colorful paper. I didn't find it under the Christmas tree or in a stocking hanging on the mantle. No, it was given to me on an ordinary day, when I least expected it. Has that ever happened to you?
One of the vital ministry s...
By: Mark Hiehle
Years ago, Miles McPherson was the keynote speaker at a Care Net conference. He shared an illustration that I will never forget and have used many times when speaking. Miles shared that the Gibbons monkey is hunted because of its valuable pelt, but is it is an elusive animal. It has great hearing an...
By: Sarah Bentley
Today approximately 1,039,000 to 1,185,000 people are living with HIV in America, emphasis on living! Thankfully the treatment for HIV has greatly improved and a person can now live a much longer, normal life*. This means that a person who is HIV-negative has the potential to meet a significant othe...