This category has courses taught by GMU for prison ministry preparation or refreshment

This course will tap on how a prisoner can heal and re-habilitate. This course deals directly with the origin causes of crime, violence, and addiction and offers a realistic approach to affecting growth that speaks particularly to the challenges facing incarcerated men and women.

This course to be a starter for further study and discussion into what a chaplain’s role is in the corrections system. Thus, the course will teach the student a number of ways in which Chaplains, Administrators, and lay ministers can prepare themselves for this very unique and specialized ministry.

This course will go step by step explicating the basics in ministering to the incarcerated. It will address the prison inmate, the crisis in our Criminal Justice System, a history of penal systems, and a good ultimate clarification of the modern prison setting.

In this course the minister/chaplain will see prison ministry as an empowerment in doing valuable prison ministry by providing a meticulous inside-out view of prison life.