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.

Premium

Dimensions of Correctional Ministry

This course will provide an overview of ministry to offenders and their families and the Biblically-based role of the Church in that effort. In addition, the course will examine the basic structure and functions of the criminal justice system and the cultural distinctives that govern it.

Level: Advanced Number of Lessons: 24 Avg. Length: 22 Min.

Learn More

Premium

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 Avg. Length: 21 Min.

Learn More

Premium

Leadership and Spiritual Formation of Offenders

This course is designed for those involved in correctional ministry seeking to develop personal leadership, be effective witnesses and disciple other believers toward maturity in Christ.

Level: Advanced Number of Lessons: 24 Avg. Length: 19 Min.

Learn More

Premium

Foundations of Correctional Chaplaincy

This course provides an overview of correctional chaplaincy as it functions in jails and prisons. The course will examine the history of correctional chaplaincy, the special skills and abilities the professional chaplain must possess, the critical dimensions of the multiple roles a chaplain assumes, and the constitutional mandates that govern the delivery of religious services in an institutional setting.

Level: Advanced Number of Lessons: 24 Avg. Length: 30 Min.

Learn More

Premium

Correctional Ministries Program Development and Evaluation

Determine both a biblically based theology of mission with the incarcerated and a vision and mission with your specific correctional ministry program that serve as personal foundations for theory and praxis. Create a ministry program that provides transformation, motivates key stakeholders, and limits problems and liability.

Level: Advanced Number of Lessons: 24 Avg. Length: 24 Min.

Learn More

Premium

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 Avg. Length: 30 Min.

Learn More

Premium

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. It will help participants describe the issues, barriers, and challenges to the successful reintegration of those transitioning from prison to society.

Level: Advanced Number of Lessons: 24 Avg. Length: 22 Min.

Learn More

Premium

Case Management and Mentoring in Reentry

This course will examine theories and practices in case management and mentoring for successful reentry of offenders. Assessment and program development will be discussed as well as opportunities for developing skills.

Level: Advanced Number of Lessons: 24 Avg. Length: 32 Min.

Learn More