Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Renowned Speaker and Esteemed Expert, Dr. Patricia Warford, Join Families With Faith To Break The Silence Regarding Domestic and Sexual Abuse within Families

Popular Christian family talk radio show approaches the reality of often hidden abuse within Christian Families, this Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-Richmond, VA – (Release Date September 22, 2010) – Families With Faith, the Blog Talk Radio show of, airs No more Blind Eyes” on Saturday September 18, at 6pm. Together, the ladies will tackle this week’s ‘Real-talk’ discussion, “Approaching the Issue of Abuse within the Body of Christ” and this week’s Hot Topics, “’Telling on’ our Christian Brothers and Sisters – When is it, or when is not, appropriate?”.

Author, Minister and Host, Letetia Mullenix is joined by Angela Claiborne, co-founder of Greater Evangelistic Ministries, as they offer encouragement, hope, insight and biblical instruction to families regarding the modern issues addressing Christian families of today.

Families With Faith is pleased to have Dr. Patricia Warford as their special guest host for this week’s episode. Dr. Patricia Warford is currently a licensed clinical psychologist in Newberg, Oregon. She is also the co-facilitator of the Association of Marriage and Family Ministries’ Healing from Abuse Ministry Team.

Dr. Warford’s educational credentials include: Doctor of Psychology from the Graduate School of Clinical Psychology at George Fox College, Masters Degree from George Fox College and Bachelor’s of Science from South Dakota State University.

A respected leader in her field, she is a highly sought after speaker, presenter and advisor for her expertise on domestic violence and sexual abuse issues. However, she is also experienced in the issue areas of adjustment disorders, schizophrenia, psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety, personality disorders, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, behavioral disorders, and relational problems. Dr. Patricia Warford is the former co-owner of Life Strategies, Inc., a Domestic Violence Intervention Program. She was also facilitator of the Men’s Resources Center’s male batterer intervention groups.

Patricia, or Patty, as she prefers to be called, has served in a variety of interagency capacities, including as an appointee on the Governor’s Council on Domestic Violence; an American Red Cross volunteer to New York City as a Disaster Mental Health provider and a Yamhill County Domestic Violence Task Force member. Dr. Warford also served as the Yamhill County H&HS Adult Programs Liaison, which was part of a inter-agency team including law enforcement, District attorneys, Services to Children & Family, AFS, domestic shelter, and other representatives, whose goal was to address issues of domestic violence within the county. Patricia also served as a member of TARGET, which is a multi-disciplinary team including Yamhill County Chemical Dependency, Service to Children & Family, Public Health, Corrections, and Adult Programs whose goal was to coordinate services for women involved with multiple services organizations. Finally, Dr. Warford was an initial member of a Senior Services Multi-Disciplinary Team designed to address abuse of the elderly.

She is a published author, whose writings include “Therapeutic Implications of Therapists’ Values For the Female Victim of Domestic Violence” and Trauma Bondingwhich is a chapter within the Oregon State Victims Assistance Academy Training Manual.

In the capacity of faculty member, Dr. Warford has served at the Oregon State Victims Assistance Academy, as an Adjunct Professor and as the Campus Clinical Team Leader at George Fox University.

Join Families with Faith and their very special guest host, Dr. Patricia Warford, in a lively, informative, intuitive and biblical examination of this week’s questions.

About the Hosts:

Letetia Mullenix is the co-founder of Families with Faith Ministries and the author of the newly released Promise Road: Walking Through the Process that Manifests the Promise and Promise Road: The Study Guide. As a community-minded entrepreneur, Letetia also owns Creative For God Designs, a web-design and web-hosting business aimed toward meeting the needs of small businesses and non-profits. In 2009, she began, a social network "ministry community" whose purpose is to "offer hope and support as we stand on faith for the promises of God regarding our families". Minister Mullenix's greatest passion is for the wholeness and healing of families. Visit her website at or

Angela C. Claiborne is the co-founder of Greater Vision Evangelistic Ministries, in Richmond, VA.  Devoted to the vision of the ministry, she and her husband share a passion to ensure that their God-given mandate is carried out: the Ministry of Reconciliation. Sister Claiborne is anointed to minister the Word of God with love, patience and simplicity. She encourages the people of God to seek out and fulfill the purpose of God in their lives and develop strong relationships with God and with their families.

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