Chaplaincy Program: What Attendees Say
AAR-CERP Annual Chaplaincy Conference
Comments from Participants
"Don’t believe I’ve ever been to a more valuable session . . . my entire correctional career (nearly 25 yrs)!"
"To meet with Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, and Pagan scholars was so very helpful."
"The level of scholarship was evident and the relevance for my job perfect."
"Especially grateful for the knowledge that I’m not alone. We’re all facing the same challenges."
"Ability to wrestle with how best to accommodate religious practices in a prison setting was invaluable."
"Each scholar brought a mastery of the subject. . . . engaged questions with sensitivity and understanding."
"I only wish all chaplains had the opportunity to be exposed to the scholars and their work."
"It’s extremely beneficial to be able to learn from and share information with other states."
"My attendance . . . allows me the opportunity to return to my agency with best practices ideas."