Correctional Ministries

Correctional ministries is one of the oldest and most important ministries in the church. Incarcerated men and women seeking a relationship with Jesus Christ often need help; they need someone to minister to and guide them. Those who work in correctional ministries have seen the transformative power of Christ’s love. Do you have a heart for meeting the needs of the incarcerated? These courses are designed for those seeking to establish a foundation in correctional ministries and who may also be looking for specialized training in correctional chaplaincy and/or reentry. With the power of Christ and guidance from the experienced lecturers in these courses, you can be a light of hope to those seeking new life.

Dynamics of Working with Offenders

This course will examine common characteristics of offenders, the specialized approaches to ministering within a correctional facility, and the Biblical corollaries for transformation as they pertain to offenders.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 24| Time Required: 24 Hours Minimum
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Correctional Ministries Program Development and Evaluation

This course equips those ministering within correctional and community settings to research, plan, and administrate a ministry program that helps offenders and ex-offenders encounter God, His Word, His Holy Spirit, and to transform their thinking and behavior while developing basic life skills.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 24| Time Required: 24 Hours Minimum
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Care and Counseling in Correctional Ministry

This course provides an introduction to the unique challenges and strategies involved in care and counseling within a correctional setting as presented by correctional staff, the incarcerated and the families of offenders.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 24| Time Required: 24 Hours Minimum
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Foundations of Offender Reentry

This course will provide participants with knowledge of the biblical foundation for prisoner reintegration ministry and the practical application of reentry research.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 24| Time Required: 24 Hours Minimum
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