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 Adult Jail Chaplaincy Training Class 2017


Below are the tentative dates for the Adult Jail Chaplaincy training. To successfully complete the training, you must attend at least eleven of the thirteen sessions including the 2 mandatory sessions.  The 2 mandatory sessions are the first session on The Role of the Chaplain and the session on How To Deliver A Death Notification & Grief Intervention.  Successful completion of the training does not guarantee you an invitation to become part of the Adult Jail Chaplaincy Team.

Class size and fees will be posted here in the coming weeks.   Fees will be refunded only in the event the training class is not held. Checks are payable to: Transforming Jail Ministries and should be mailed to the address at the bottom of this page. Indicate clearly that it is for "AJC Training." If there are less than 5 applicants, the training class will not be held. The schedule is listed below.

Training in the months of September and October will take place in the conference room on the fourth floor at:

4050 Executive Park Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45214

Training in the months of November and December will take place at Christ the King Church - Eastern Hills. This location is near the intersection of Eerie and Redbank, or from a different direction, behind the old Mainliner in Madisonville:

5825 Islington Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45227


Date Primary Topic Presenter
9/11/17 The Role of the Chaplain** Jack Marsh
9/18/17 The Interpersonal Gap Jack Marsh
Listening Skills: Paraphrase Jack Marsh
10/2/17 Listening Skills: Perception Check Jack Marsh
10/9/17 Listening Skills: Behavior Description & Productive Questions Jack Marsh
10/16/17 Listening Skills: Story Listening Jack Marsh
10/23/17 God Space (Tentative) Doug Pollock 
Death Notification & Grief Intervention** Jack Marsh
11/6/17 A Walk Through The Criminal Justice System Panel
11/13/17 Mental Health Issues In Jail TBD
11/20/17 Substance Abuse Ms. Linda Scott 
11/27/17 Criminal Thinking Errors & Cognitive Renewal Wyatt Mullinax (video)
12/4/17 A Conversation With Experienced Chaplains Panel
This is a scheduled make up date.   

 ** Mandatory class for successful completion

The 2017 graduates of Transforming Jail Ministries Adult Jail Chaplaincy training:

Latisha Holloway            Barry Bein                         A.G. Varghese                    Frances Knighten

Tom Vinegar                    Arriany Rodriguez            Vondrea Franklin

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