RESOURCES AND SUPPORT FROM Mercy UK
Keys to Freedom
This is an interactive discipleship course to educate, equip and empower you with biblical keys to live and stay free. This course is Mercy’s latest resource, that takes principles from their residential programme, put together in such a way that it can be journeyed individually or in a group. The course is suitable for young or old, male or female, new or established believers alike. Click here for more details.
Free resources / eBooks
Here is a link to access Mercy’s free resources and eBooks. The eBooks are in depth (downloadable PDF) guides to the topics of self harm, eating disorders, addiction and sexual abuse.
Support services and training days
Mercy provides training courses that are designed to give an overview and understanding of some of the issues they see on a daily basis and provide you with some practical keys to help you stay whole as you support those in need around you. Their Support Services team are also available to answer questions you may have about how to support an individual you know who is struggling with a life controlling issue. They can provide you with signposting to resources and information material, alongside other services, ministries and organisations that may be of help to you or the individual you are supporting. You can e-mail Mercy on firstname.lastname@example.org
VIDEO RESOURCES FROM SPACIOUS PLACES
Below are links to a couple of videos provided by Spacious Places in Leeds, based around the book, The Chimp Paradox.
Here is an interview with Graham Fell from Spacious Places and The Chimp Management Team (Dr Steve Peters, author of The Chimp Paradox).
Here is a second video, about a play that Spacious Places put on, aimed at the relatives of people in addiction.
ONLINE AND DVD TRAINING FROM THE GENESIS PROCESS
The Genesis Processes now have online and DVD training for running one-on-one and group sessions. If you haven’t heard of the Genesis Process, here is an introduction.
There are three types of training on offer:
- Live one-on-one Relapse Prevention Training. See the website for any upcoming events.
- Online one-on-one Relapse Prevention Training. See the website for details
- Genesis Change Groups which have a facilitators training included on the DVD’s.
Arnoud Van Asperen, based in the Netherlands can train on a variety of topics including relapse prevention and self-management. He has taught courses on the 12 Steps and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to both clients as well as project workers. Arnoud can train in English and Dutch. He is able to travel to deliver training if expenses are paid.
Husband to Eline, and father of three, he is a member of a reformed Christian church and works at The Hope Project (De Hoop).