CJS6700 Issues in Spirituality & Soul Care of Offenders

Course Overview

Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Prof. Karl Taylor

Course Description:

This course challenges the learners to critically think on issues in spirituality concerning offenders. Learners shall learn to articulate on what they and offenders have experienced concerning loses and the grief that follows. This course shall challenge the learners on how to address some of the basic issues related to helping the Christian offenders to advance to spiritual maturity and to become an ambassador for Christ in a correctional setting.

How This Course Benefits Students:

In the field of correctional chaplaincy the need to address issues generated by the offenders can be overwhelming. Institutions across America mostly offer courses in pastoral care. Here at Missional University there are courses designed for correctional chaplaincy. This course is one that will prepare the learners to enter in to the challenging field of correctional chaplaincy within a modern criminal justice system. By developing theological, spiritual, and sociological concepts it will help learners to better understand the critical issues that offenders expand on everyday.

Why This Course Is Important:

Chaplains and pastoral caregivers are always needed to address the day-to-day issues of offenders spirituality and caring for their souls.