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Introduction to Prison Ministry Course
February 17 - February 21
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: a historical view of corrections, the social structure of prisons, prison violence, understanding the effect of guilt, grief, and shame in the prisoners life, worship, approaches to pastoral counselling, the development of chaplaincy programs, and restorative justice.
Recommended Prior Study: None
Location: Acadia Divinity College, Wolfville, NS
Current Schedule – One-Week Intensive – Winter Term 2020
Both CHAP and PACC versions of ‘Introduction to Prison Ministry’ offered
Feb. 17-21, 2020
Dr. Dorothy Hunse
Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care
Acadia Divinity College