Founded in 2015, Church Protect has been dedicated to helping ministries and human service organizations identify the characteristics of predators, while helping to educate those same organizations on how they can best support survivors.
In 2018, Church Protect's President and CEO, Jon K. Uhler, MS, LPC,
and Church Protect's Board elected to place a greater emphasis upon supporting survivors. As such, Survivor Support was launched, continuing the work of Church Protect, and significantly expand services to Survivors.
Jon K. Uhler, MS. LPC,
Co-Founder & Director
Jon K. Uhler, MS, LPC, has been a professional therapist for over 25 years, working in a wide variety of clinical settings, including outpatient, inpatient, residential, and hospital settings. He spent over 10 years working with adjudicated troubled teens, prior to his 11+ years working with incarcerated men within both medium and maximum prison settings, during which time he evaluated and treated approximately 4000 Low and High Risk sex offenders, including sexually violent predators. He is clinically trained and certified by the PA Dept. of Corrections in the management of both sex offender treatment and dual diagnosis programming. Additionally, he has been certified in the PCL-R,
the Static-99R, the PAI, and the TJTA.
Jon's clinical specialty is in trauma-based disorders, especially as it relates to the trauma associated with ritualistic sexual abuse.
And, Jon voluntarily contributes his time and expertise on the internet site Quora, where he fields questions primarilly related to sociopathy, psychopathy, and the criminal mind. To see the questions he has responded to, click on the the link:
Now, as a division of Survivor Support, Church Protect is better able to support the effort of the larger mission of helping to educate and equip churches and other organizations to both protect against predators, while supporting survivors.
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