An on-line chaplaincy course for ministers and spiritual care providers is being offered at Ambrose University from September to December, 2020. A course syllabus is provided below along with visual aids for each of the eleven video lectures.
To enroll in the course, email firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 403-410-2900 or 1-800-461-1222, visit the website www.ambrose.edu, or write to Ambrose University, 150 Ambrose Circle S.W. Calgary, Alberta T3H 0L5.
SC613: Introduction to Prison Chaplaincy
A job description is included in a statement of work.
Lecture One: Rationale and Expectations of Chaplaincy Course
Lecture Two: Rationale and Overview of Prison Chaplaincy
Lecture Three: Criminal Offences, Sentences, and Staff Responses
Lecture Four: Varied Nature of Institutional Prison Chaplaincy
Lecture Five: Purpose of a Pastoral Interview
Lecture Six: Ministry of Presence
Lecture Seven: Rituals and Programming
Lecture Eight: Role of Ecumenism and Inter-Faith Accommodation:
Lecture Nine: Keeping Safe in a Prison
Lecture Ten: Role of Colleagues and Volunteers
Lecture Eleven: Restorative Justice and Reintegration