Robert and Lori Crosby: Trauma Informed Children’s Ministry

Podcast October 19, 2023

Robert and Lori Crosby and Melanie Hester discuss how to help kids who have experienced trauma experience the love of Jesus, and how to train leaders well to disciple those kids.

Robert Crosby, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at California Baptist University. A former youth pastor with over twenty-five years’ experience in children’s and youth ministry, he is a leading scholar in the field of children’s ministry research. Lori Crosby, MFT, RPT-S, is a licensed marriage and family therapist and a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor who specializes in treating children who have experienced trauma. She is an author and conference speaker who has been serving in children’s ministry for over twenty years.

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