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.

The training location will be announced at a later date.

Date Primary Topic Presenter
September 11, 2017 The Role of the Chaplain** Jack Marsh
September 18, 2017 The Interpersonal Gap Jack Marsh
September 25, 2017 
Listening Skills: Paraphrase Jack Marsh
October 2, 2017 Listening Skills: Perception Check Jack Marsh
October 19, 2017 Listening Skills: Behavior Description & Productive Questions Jack Marsh
October 16, 2017 Listening Skills: Story Listening Jack Marsh
October 23, 2017 
God Space (Tentative) Doug Pollock 
October 30, 2017 
Death Notification & Grief Intervention** Jack Marsh
November 6, 2017 
A Walk Through The Criminal Justice System Panel
November 13, 2017 Mental Health Issues In Jail TBD
November 20, 2017 Substance Abuse Ms. Linda Scott 
November 27, 2017 Criminal Thinking Errors & Cognitive Renewal Dr. Wyatt Mullinax (video)
December 4, 2017 A Conversation With Experienced Chaplains Panel
December 11, 2017 
This is a scheduled make up date. If we do not need it, we will not meet.  

 ** Mandatory class for successful completion

The 2015 graduates of Transforming Jail Ministries Adult Jail Chaplaincy training:

Samuel Clark                    Angela Coleman          Mark Gibson

Sarah Hellman                  Maria Meyer                Marjeane Sallada

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Transforming Jail Ministries 4015 Executive Park Dr., Suite 404, Cincinnati, Ohio 45241-4016 ~ Phone: 513.794.9999 ~ Fax: 513.984.1027 ~