Introduction to Prison Ministry

Designation: CHAP 5033 / PACC 5033

This course considers the specialized form of ministry with persons who are incarcerated. Areas considered will include the following: an historical view of corrections, the social structure of prisons, prison violence, understanding the effect of guilt, grief, and shame in the prisoner’s life, worship, approaches to pastoral counselling, the development of chaplaincy programs, and restorative justice.

Recommended Prior Study

  • None


Dr. Carol Anne Janzen
Assistant Professor of Practical Theology: (902) 585-2230:

Available at Acadia Wolfville Campus

Take this course at Acadia Divinity College’s main teaching site on the campus of Acadia University in beautiful Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

Course Information
Current Schedule - One-Week Intensive - Winter Term 2018 Designation

J-Term: January 2 – 5, 2018

CHAP & PACC versions offered of ‘Introduction to Prison Ministry’

CHAP 5033 X2 / PACC 5033 X2