Michael G. Maness   

Michael G. Maness    ~   For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Matthew 6:21
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Testamentum Imperium
International  Theological Journal

Lydia's Porch - Virginia Haynes

Woodville Lions Club 

How We Saved Texas Prison Chaplaincy 2011

Character Counts

Heart of Living God

Heaven - Treasures  

Ocean Devotions

Would You Lie to Save a Life?

Precious Heart - Broken Heart

Queen of Prison Ministry

Fringes of Freedom


Chaplaincy Documents Page

Maness led three statewide efforts on Texas Prison Chaplaincy:

> Led & OrganizedChaplain Professional Equity securing for Texas chaplains (TDCJ, TYC, and MHMR) first pay-group raise in 40+ years in 2001: for more > Prison Chaplain Docs.  

> SpearheadedSuccessful Return of 25 TDCJ Chaplains to 2007 Texas budget, wanted 50, given the cuts in previous years, but - again - fought for equality and restoration.

> Key LeaderSave Prison Chaplaincy 2011 - someone deleted prison chaplains from the budget for the first time in Texas history!  Imagine - a prison without a full-time chaplain!  I helped lead the effort that restored all TDCJ chaplains to the 2011 Texas budget.  We fought hard and won a stupendous victory for good hearted people, with, I am proud to add, the mighty help of my friend and honorable Texas State Representative Dr. James White.

Bizarro Cave Men Writing
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We should archive and study
chaplaincy data and the religious volunteers facilitated in the
greatest source for change in
human history
religion.

Author of
How We Saved Texas Prison Chaplaincy 2011
Immeasurable Value of Religion, Volunteers and Their Chaplains
email author:  Michael G. Maness

Forewords by

Frank E. Graham Jr., Founder and President, Chapel of Hope

Jerry A. Madden, Senior Fellow, Right on Crime;  Chair, Texas House Committee on Corrections 2005-09 and 2011-12

Carol S. Vance, Former Chairman of the TBCJ;  Harris County District Attorney, 1966-79

Dr. Keith Bellamy, Senior Minister, Woodville Church of Christ;  TDCJCertified Volunteer Chaplain and Chaplain of Tyler County

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How We Saved Texas Prison Chaplaincy 2011

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Other Legislative Efforts and Research on Chaplaincy
sadly, to date, this is the largest collection documents in the USA

100,000 Mothers' 1% Paroloe Texas Constitutional Amendment - addressing two injustices, saving millions, and humanizing prison with a reality in rehabilitation, with nearly zero liability - could revolutionize prison in several ways - 2007 first offered

Parole Statistics Summary - FY2009 - it would take 118 years of work hours IF one hour was given to each vote that was given during the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles FY2009 ... yet EVERY prison has staff with 500+ work years of experience with inmates ... see BPP FY2009 Full Report  

Texas House Committee on Corrections, 4-15-11 - HB3365 - move ahead to 3:48:35 for testimony by TDCJ Chaplain Michael G. Maness, Director of the Austin Diocese's Criminal Justice Deacon Doots Dufour, and Texas Criminal Justice Coalition Director Ana Yanez-Correa on codifying the allowance of the TDCJ Board of Pardons and Paroles to take recommendations from prison wardens and staff

TDCJ 2012-13 Budget -

2012-13 - First LBB TDCJ Summary - chaplaincy cut - and Brad Livingston's statement


    Chaplaincy Saved in 2011 - see monumental effort to save TDCJ Chaplaincy from ZERO Budgeting   

 

    2011 Save Texas Prison Chaplaincy Handout - used in the successful fight to refund Chaplaincy in TDCJ in 2011.   

    2000 Prison Chaplain Contributions - used in 2000 in successful fight for first pay group raise for state chaplains in 40+ years, that is, TDCJ, MHMR and TYC chaplains in 2001.

 

-  Faith-Based Housing -

     Maness' Faith-Based Housing Letter, December 1, 2011, including pastoral care and cost issues that needed addressed, but cost me in the long run. 

     Alexander Volokh, "Do Faith-Based Prisons Work?" 63:1 Alabama Law Review (2011), 43-95 - complementing the Faith-Based Housing Letter above in a superb way.

-  Gib Lewis Chaplaincy Department before I Left -

    Gib Lewis State Prison Chaplaincy Department, 2011 - nice! 

    In 2007, helped return 25 TDCJ to State Budget - Letter from Rep. Jim McReynolds - He helped in a load of efforts over the years, a fine man.  

    Congress on Ministry in Specialized Settings (COMISS) Report 1992, sent to all TDCJ Chaplains in 1993 - sage advice still relevant - instead of caving, this advice was followed by one chaplain since 1993, and this page is the continued result of defending prison chaplaincy for 20 years.

 

       "The opposite of faith is not heresy but indifference." 

Elie Wiesel chairman of the President's Commission on the
Holocaust and helped plan the American memorial to the victims of the Holocaust;
see his
Report to the President on the President's Commission on the Holocaust (1979). 

       "Society wants men to be taught to use liberty wisely while deprived of it" (p. 11).  "I believe there is a treasure in the heart of every man if we can find it if we can help him find it.  I believe this is the true way to fight crime" (p. 229, the last two sentences). 

James V. Bennett, I Chose Prison (Alfred A. Knopf, 1970, 229p),
Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons 1937 to 1964, during the time of the
most substantial change in in-prison programming in the history of the world.

       “A person’s religion should have no bearing on his or her freedom.  All are entitled to the same level of protection in the free world, in the courts, in prison, and in the judicial process.  Recidivism should not be a factor in religious programming.  One of the most potent elements for serious change is also an axiom of most of the world's religions:  a man or woman grows best in their faith when they are sincerely searching of their own free will, unencumbered by either government favor or hostility and in the context of true freedom of conscience and freedom of religion

       "We have come a long way, especially in America, and freedom of religion and conscience is the greatest asset of all.  That is not hard to understand, but it is hard to live.  How we administrate that freedom in our prisons is the most important programming issue of the 21st century." 

Michael Glenn Maness (working paper)

 

Recommended Books

   
Correctional Chaplains:  Keepers of the Cloak
buy now 24.95 Hardback
$8.99 Amazon Kindle
 

Correctional Chaplains:  Keepers of the Cloak

Dr. W. Thomas Beckner
www.ThomasBeckner.net ~ wtbeckner@att.net
(2012: Cappella Press, 185p.)

Dr. Beckner reviews the history of correctional chaplaincy inside of the profession from a vast experience in teaching and associating chaplains, both professional and volunteer. Unique in the market, he offers a structural model of four dimensions: personal, pastoral, administrative, and community. He association with the Wheaton College as a developer of the their chaplaincy curriculum certainly paved the way for his current position as Director of Chaplaincy Services for Bridges of America, a premier supplier of private correctional services in America.

      Every chaplain should have this volume in his or her library.

Learning to Sing in a Strange Land
^ Click to Buy ^ $18.40
Wipf & Stock, 2009, 210p

Learning to Sing in a Strange Land
When a Loved One Goes to Prison

By Wesley Stevens, Houston, Texas
E-mail author
wfstevens1@pdq.net

Foreword by Walter Brueggemann

Prison is a strange land, a land of deep heartache and sadness.  Over two million people are serving prison time in America.  Millions more are carrying the mark of prison as those who were formerly incarcerated, including large numbers of men and women who have been released on parole.  In the midst of such human misery, when "loosened tongues" are freed to sing of God's redemptive love, grief is diminished and the prison loses its power.

Ministry to the Incarcerated
$16.86 Paperback
$3.99 Amazon Kindle  

Ministry to the Incarcerated

Dr. Henry G. Covert ~ Covert's Website ~ hgc7@verizon.net  

(1995: Loyola Press, Chicago; 2014: Henry Covert; 198p.)

Dr. Covert is a retired state prison chaplain, United Church of Christ minister, that came to that position after the military and a career as a police officer and county detective.  His website notes that this book has received numerous endorsements, including the American Correctional Association, Journal of Pastoral Care, Prison Fellowship International, Yokefellows International, Coalition of Prison Evangelists, and the American Chaplaincy Training School at Taylor University.

     The book explains in detail the many facets of being a chaplain, and is full of guidance for the "person" of the chaplain inside of the interpersonally hostile environs of a major prison.  One might think it easy, or an easy job, however authentic ministry among street-smart criminals as well as redeemed prisoners who are trying to live right inside of prison.  Every prison minister should have this book in their library, especially every staff prison chaplain. 

   

 

V  V  New Data  V  V  New Data  V  V  New Data  V  V  New Data

New Data on Texas Prison Chaplaincy - FY 2010 and more

Chaplaincy Faith Percentages FY2010 - comprehensive look at the faith population in TDCJ for FY 2010 ...

Much more to come ...

 

Historic Documents Texas Prison Chaplaincy

Chaplain Professional Equity Proposal - 2000 ~ Original proposal that gained support and attained the 1st pay group raise of Texas Chaplains in 40+ years during the 2001 Texas Legislature - a bear to complete and still a powerful presentation on Chaplaincy, the Chaplaincy Market, and the value of Chaplaincy to TDCJ and Texas.  See Programmer Pay Grade.

Chaplain Professional Equity Fact Sheet 2000 - first two-page fact sheet used that showed statistics and specific contributions to mission-critical functions of the agency.

Chaplain Professional Equity Letter 2001 - four-page color letter used in Austin 2001 as we fought for Chaplaincy Professional Equity, made a couple hundred color copies and passed out in Austin.

 

V V V  House Appropriations Chair Rob Junnell receives Honor State Chaplain Award  V V V

Rob Junnell Honorary Chaplain

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Some have minimized my work and, sadly, a few even took credit for some
of it here is a letter from Texas Representative Jim McReynolds efforts to help chaplains

McReynolds Letter

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 $1,000,000
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Chaplain Equity TIMELINE April 2002 for Gary Johnson - a 100-page letter to Executive Director Gary Johnson, that four of us chaplains personally presented to Johnson over that included several unethical business practices.  It contains much of the 2000 proposal, revised, and a critical TIMELINE of the unethical tweaking of the Chaplaincy Director's job description and much more.  A piece for the archives, if ever there was.  Pages 54-65 have timeline of unethical practices.

Gary Johnson - September 2002 - Moratorium on Director of Chaplain Position - to forestall more unethical hiring and degrading of TDCJ Chaplaincy - Johnson initiated an internal affairs investigation, but it was determined nothing purely illegal took place, though ethics had been thrown out the window.   It was a warning that unethical practices would continue, and they did, in the hiring of Bill Pierce shortly afterward, who did not even have an accredited bachelor's degree.
See Bill Pierce's 2000 Application here, at the time, the lowest qualified "director" of chaplains in the history of the U.S.

Chaplaincy Audit 2001 ~ First in Texas History, the raw data on questionnaires from 136 of the TDCJ's chaplains in November of 2001.  No other more comprehensive look at correctional chaplaincy exists anywhere or to date.  See how they themselves view the profession. 

History of In-Prison Programming in the USA  by Dr. Michael G. Maness, 1997  for his dissertation at New Orleans Seminary

Etymology of "Chaplain" ~ Michael G. Maness history and etymology of word "chaplain" 

Legislation on "Chaplain" in Texas' 81st Legislature    

Equity for ALL Behind the Wire - and Chaplains - Letter to Steve Ogden, Chairman of Texas Senate Finance Committee, et al

 

Documents of Note Related to TDCJ Rehabilitation & Reentry

General TDCJ Operations

Chaplaincy & Volunteers

Texas Sunset Report 2006-07 - TDCJ Another 12 Years - First issue rehabilitation - TX recidivism 30% v. CA 60%

Chaplaincy Healthcare 2001 & Wyatt-Solucient Comparison

TDCJ  Budget Summary 2007

Volunteerism in Texas 2002 - nothing sub. on TDCJ chaplaincy

Texas Governor's Performance Measures 2000

Volunteer Environmental Scan 2001 - nothing sub. on TDCJ chaplaincy

Report or Reentry Policy Council 2004 - 658pp

Baylor Religion Study 2006 & Texas Religion Chart - importance of religion in general to most of the population

Reentry Texas by Urban Institute 2004 - 124pp

California Chaplain Study - 1991 ~ Leadership Complexity

California Chaplain Study - 2001 

Pew Report - Behind Bars 2008 - look at prisons in USA

Wisconsin Chaplaincy Study 1998

Texas State Auditor's Classification Plan for 04-05 - All Jobs

Florida Chaplaincy Study 2001

Texas State Auditor's Classification Plan for 06-07 - All Jobs

Maryland Chaplaincy Expansion Proposal 1992

 

 Inside Corrections - Ok Chaplaincy, Oklahoma Dept. of Corrections (March/April 2012 • 24:2), devoted to Chaplaincy

Texas State Auditor's Correctional Officer's Report

TDCJ Chaplaincy Audit Results 2001 - raw data on 150 TDCJ chaplains

History of In-Prison Programming in the USA 

Faith-based Dorm 5 Years - Alfred Unit - Disciplinaries decrease 

  Chaplain Professional Documents
Supporting Documents & Technical Treatises

Highlighted Items 

Poems & Artistic Works 

Primary Chaplaincy Documents

Where "Professional Equity" Began 

Relevant Technical Studies & Other Info 

Directly Relevant Web Sites 

Historically Relevant Works of Note 

TDCJ & TX State General Information

U.S. Army Chaplaincy Program 

Volunteer & Volunteerism Information

Chaplaincy Info - General   

TX Chaplain Lists  

Legal Docs, TX Legislative Aids 

Chaplaincy Manual (08-2012) – 14 chs, 167 Policies & Attachments, 224 pgs

Chaplaincy Forms Folder – 40 forms

Appendix – Directives, Updates, in 200 pgs

ED-07.29r2  “Religious Policy Statement”

ED-02.01r4  “TDCJ Ethics Policy”

ED-02.40r4  “News Media Relations”

AD-01.82r4  “Lines of Authority for Dual Supervision Positions”

AD-03.02r1  “Impermissible Offender Conduct”

AD-03.29r7  “TDCJ Procedures to be Followed in Cases of Offender Death

AD-03.83r6  “TDCJ Offenders Who Refuse to Comply with Grooming Standards

AD-04.18r5  “Offender Jobs: Assignments, Job Descriptions, Selection Criteria, Work Programs and Supervision”

AD-06.10r1  “Notification Regarding Seriously/Critically Ill Offenders”

AD-07.30r6  “Procedures for Religious Programming”

AD-07.35r6  “Administration of Volunteer Services”

AD-07.38r2  “Administration of Mentor Services”

AD-11.02r4  “Attorney General Representation, Indemnification and Limitation of Liability”

AD-11.03r3  “Lawsuits Against TDCJ Employees”

AD-14.31r4  “Accountability for TDCJ Property”

BR-152.71  “Acceptance of Gifts Related to Buildings for Religious and Programmatic Purposes”

Deletion of Computer Equipment

Instructions to Access Agency Policies (06-02)

Religious Devotional Item Update

Religious Practice Committee Decisions

RPD-02.03-Request-for-Information

Suggested Religious Vendors

Volunteer Services Plan

TDCJ Volunteer Services Plan (Policy) - 2010 - 34 pages

TDCJ Volunteer Services Handbook - 2014 - 24 pages

For Other Very Relevant Docs See
Religious Freedom Docs    ( a Separate Page )
 

Where Prison Chaplaincy Began:  History, Theory, Rationale 

Chaplain Links in America, Canada, More

Highlighted Items   

Professional Correctional Chaplaincy:  Fact or Fiction, by Dr. Vance Drum, Senior Chaplain, Eastham Prison, TDCJ, a paper presented at the 2007 American Correctional Chaplaincy Association convention.

Chaplains & Career Ladder ~  small request to raise 50 of the most senior TDCJ chaplains to Chaplain III;  this would be the first career ladder for TDCJ chaplains in Texas history, even as they recover entire operating costs.

Baylor 2006 Landmark Study of Religion - unique and comprehensive look a religion


Chaplain Equity Proposal - Old - 2001 ~ Original proposal that gained support and attained the 1st pay group raise of Texas Chaplains in 35+ years, the initial justification for full Chaplain Professional Equity 

Chaplaincy Audit 2001 ~ FIRST in Texas History, the raw data on questionnaires from 136 of the TDCJ's chaplains in November of 2001.  No other more comprehensive look at correctional chaplaincy exists anywhere or to date.  See how they themselves view the profession. 

History of In-Prison Programming in the USA  by Dr. Michael G. Maness, 1997  for his dissertation at New Orleans Seminary

Restorative Justice—America's New Frontier (print ready) and RJ Original Publication - Michael G. Maness, published in Texas Journal of Corrections Vol. 29:4, Nov. 2003


Prison Re-Entry

Report of the Re-Entry Policy Council (2004)  A huge 658-page cross-continental study, see more at www.ReEntryPolicy.org 

Re-Entry in Texas (2004) A good study by the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C.


Special Studies

Pew Center on the States - One in 100 Behind Bars 2008 -- comprehensive look at prison in the USA


Chaplaincy and Volunteers

COST-Effectiveness ~ Fiscal Impact Statement ~ Chaplains Recover ENTIRE Operating Costs 3x over, irrefutably, even more with thought --Best Kept Secret in Texas  

Chaplaincy Market ~ Texas Chaplains are deserving of Professional Equity

Hospitals in Texas, Phone & Addresses, a Resource 

National Chaplaincy Standards TRUE Benchmarks for Success

TDCJ Chaplaincy & ACA Standards THE Pursuit of Excellence involves the American Correctional Association:  Chaplaincy was there from the beginning     

Chaplaincy STATISTICS

Chaplaincy Statistics Cumulative 2010-2011-2012 

Chaplaincy Statistics CLIPPED for FY2010-11

FY2004 Chaplaincy Stats ~ Compare > FY 2002 ~ FY 2001 ~ FY 2000 ~ FY 1999 ~ FY 1998 These are extraordinary Performance Measures -- here for the first time.  See also the
TX State Auditor's Guide to Performance Measure Management - 2000 ed. 

TDCJ Chaplaincy Volunteer Statistics
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The Independent Sectorvalued a volunteer’s time at $23 per hour in 2015.  With 560,261 volunteer hours reported in 2012, that is over $13.4 million for one year. Therefore, upon facilitation of volunteers alone, chaplaincy recovers its entire operating costs over three times! Some volunteers are worth much more

TDCJ RPD Division Reports from Marvin Dunbar, Manager III to Director, though reports do not have routing
Chaplaincy Overview 2012 - Chaplaincy Overview 2011 - Chaplaincy Overview 2010
Open Record requests did not yield that any of these went to TBCJ

TDCJ Chaplaincy Audit Results 2001 - First in Texas History, the raw data on questionnaires from ALL of TDCJ's 150 chaplains in November of 2000.  See how they themselves view the profession.

Faith-based Dorm 5 Years - Alfred Unit - Disciplinaries decrease 

Volunteer Environmental Scan in Texas 2001 ~ Look at how much takes place in Texas, millions of dollars saved, about 50% of ENTIRE state facilitated and nurtured by TDCJ Chaplains, only NOT mentioned!

Investing in Volunteerism in Texas 2002 ~ Ditto, with saving to TDCJ of $7,906,520.16 with about 90% of that by 100 chaplains, and more if by the Texas State Auditor's Office of valuation $10.39 to $23.20 is calculated at high rate for religious volunteers, where 513,744 hours equals $11,918,860 worth, which over 90% is chaplaincy religious volunteers, well OVER current total operating costs!  Yet there is no mention of TDCJ chaplaincy?

Watson-Wyatt vs. Solucient Surveys - the most significant data source used by the Texas State Auditor's office on Chaplains was from the Watson-Wyatt survey, yet the survey is grossly inadequate to discern a true market for chaplains. Watson-Wyatt list of 551 hospitals is compared to the "Top 100 Hospitals" selected by Solucient, where Solucient's 460 Top 100 are culled from 3,000+ hospitals from 1993-2000, as well as 18 of the 20 largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the US (all the US hospitals reporting to Medicare):  astounding is the fact that so few of Watson-Wyatt hospitals appear in any Solucient Top 100.

COMISS Report 1992 -- Georgia - sent to all TDCJ chaplains 1993 - What happened in Georgia when they deleted their chaplaincy program

 

TDCJ Chaplaincy 700+ Network  


Poems and Artistic Works ~

A Chaplain's Task ~ Poem by Barry Goode, Prison Chaplain in South Australia


Primary Chaplaincy Equity Documents ~

Chaplains - Help - with Career Ladder small request to raise 40 of the most senior TDCJ chaplains to Chaplain III;  this would be the first career ladder for TDCJ chaplains in Texas history--and still they recover ENTIRE operating costs.

Chaplain Equity Proposal - Old - 2001 ~ Original proposal that gained support and attained the 1st pay group raise of Texas Chaplains in 35+ years, the initial justification for full Chaplain Professional Equity 

TDCJ Chaplaincy Audit Results 2001 ~ FIRST in Texas History, the raw data on questionnaires from 150 TDCJ's chaplains in November of 2000.  No other more comprehensive look at correctional chaplaincy exists anywhere or to date.  See how they themselves view the profession. 

Cost-Effectiveness -- Chaplains Recover ENTIRE Operating Costs
 3x over, Irrefutably, even more with thought --
Best Kept Secret in Texas  

Chaplaincy Market ~ Without doubt - Texas Chaplains are Long Overdue

History & Value of Correctional Chaplaincy  ~  Emmett Solomon (R.I.P. - 1936-2014)

Carol Vance on Chaplaincy ~ former TDCJ Board Chairman 

Desert Storm & Prison Chaplaincy ~ Senior Chaplain M. Mantooth 

Measuring the Complex Nature of Correctional Chaplaincy ~ Restorative Justice News article, Sept.-Dec., 2001, by M.G. Maness 

Chaplain's Job:  Complex & Pervasive ~ M.G. Maness 

Brown, Leo E., “Prison Chaplaincy,” Inside Corrections (March/April, 2012), 9-33, see www.Ok.gov/doc/documents/marchapril.pdf, the role of prison chaplaincy in Oklahoma, the whole issue devoted to highlighting chaplaincy--superb article!

Professional Correctional Chaplaincy:  Fact or Fiction, by Dr. Vance Drum, Senior Chaplain, Eastham Prison, TDCJ, a paper presented at the 2007 American Correctional Chaplaincy Association convention.

Professional Chaplaincy:  Role in Healthcare 2001 - no photos 
One of the most significant pieces of work on the contribution of professional chaplaincy by the largest collection of cross-disciplinary chaplaincy professionals as a joint statement by the ACPE, APC, CAPPE, NACC and NAJC, a thought provoking look at the complexity and depth of service by a professional chaplaincy.  " The first joint statement on this subject prepared by the five largest healthcare chaplaincy organizations in North America representing over 10,000 members.  As a consensus paper, it presents the perspectives of these bodies on the spiritual care they provide for the benefit of individuals, healthcare organizations and communities." 
FULL Version > Professional Chaplaincy Role 2001 - 2.5 Mgs
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See site of origin >
www.healthcarechaplaincy.org/publications/publications/white_paper_05.22.01/index.html

Impact of Inmate Participation In Chaplaincy Programs 
Florida DOC 2001 document a clear correlation between inmate chapel attendance and institutional adjustment, namely, lower disciplinary reports.  Chapel attendance was tracked for the months of July, August and September 2001 and compared with statewide disciplinary reports on prisoners.  The result is incontrovertible:  Chapel attendance by inmates positively effects the institution with as much as 2/3 less disciplinary reports for those who attend 10+ times a month.    

Watson-Wyatt vs. Solucient Surveys - the most significant data source used by the Texas State Auditor's office on Chaplains was from the Watson-Wyatt survey, yet the survey is grossly inadequate to discern a true market for chaplains. Watson-Wyatt list of 551 hospitals is compared to the "Top 100 Hospitals" selected by Solucient, where Solucient's 460 Top 100 are culled from 3,000+ hospitals from 1993-2000, as well as 18 of the 20 largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the US (all the US hospitals reporting to Medicare):  astounding is the fact that so few of Watson-Wyatt hospitals appear in any Solucient Top 100.

Prison Ministries - Partial List of TDCJ Chaplains' Network - 700+  


TDCJ Chaplaincy Statistics

FY2012-Chaplaincy ~ FY2011 ~ FY2010 < these as given for volunteers only - no time to consolidate yet  
~
FY2004 ~ FY 2002 ~ FY 2001 ~ FY 2000 ~ FY 1999 ~ FY 1998 ~
These are extraordinary Performance Measures -- here for the first time. 
--See TX State Auditor's Guide to Performance Measure Management 2000 Ed. 

 

TDCJ RPD Division Reports from Marvin Dunbar, Manager III to Director, though reports do not have routing 
Chaplaincy Overview 2012 - Chaplaincy Overview 2011 - Chaplaincy Overview 2010 
Open Record requests did not yield that any of these went to TBCJ

 

TDCJ Cumulative Statistics on Chaplaincy 2012-2011-2010 - Extraordinary Service

TDCJ Cumulative Statistics CLIPPED for FY2010-11  

 

See the Independent Sector's Valuation of Volunteer Service - $23 per hour in 2015
www.IndependentSector.org/volunteer_time  As chaplains facilitate volunteers, there is a two-fold cost recovery on that alone.  And many volunteers are worth much more than that, and chaplaincy contributes much more.

 

Chaplaincy Records Retention 2000-2015   


Bibliography:  Professional Chaplaincy ~ A Comprehensive WORKING bibliography, with other significant works directly related to Correctional Chaplaincy.

Serials & Periodicals Relevant to Chaplains ~  3,700+ Nearly comprehensive & up to date as of December 2001, culled from the three massive catalogs of Ulrich's Periodical Directory, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary & the Library of Congress -- indicative of the broad scope of the Chaplaincy & Religious Professions and the diversity of disciplines that do powerfully inform and impact the quality of a Chaplain's delivery of pastoral care, the scope of networking and level of organizational expertise. 

Aftercare List  ~  TDCJ Chaplaincy Network:  750+  


Prison Unit Employee Pay Equity ~ How "attrition" is not the best excuse to give raises

TDCJ & Texas State General Information

Prison Unit Employee Pay Equity ~
How "Attrition" is a poor excuse to give raises

State Classification Proposal for 2000-2001** ~ This was the proposal offered to the 77th Legislative Session.  Chaplains are on page 40.  Beyond this proposal, our Legislators in 2001 gave a one pay group raise to State Chaplains, the first in 40+ years.  Also beyond this proposal, the Correctional Officers of our prisons received a career ladder up to 5 levels from 3 - somewhat paralleling what proposal was offering Juvenile Correctional Officers.

2002-09-22 Letter to Gary Johnson asking for Moratorium on Hiring Director of Chaplains because of hiring improprieties. 

2004-2005 Proposed Changes to State Classification Schedule --
Chaplaincy Left Out Again --
Surprising Adjustments and Rationale that makes CHAPLAIN Professional EQUITY all the more reasonable --

Auditor's Correctional Officer's Report ** ~
The State Auditors report on Correctional Officer Staffing, needs, assessments, etc., that does NOT necessarily reflect the experience of the officers themselves.  They could have done better for our staff -- namely focused attention on how to increase pay in proportion to the "value" of their service to the state of Texas.  For instance, there is much well analyzed data on raw facts but nearly nothing done on the complexity or stresses of the job or how that job impacts the overall effectiveness of the TDCJ's mission statement. 

TX State Auditor's Guide to Performance Measure Management 2002 edition **HOW performance measures are SUPPOSED to be used

Texas State Auditor's Methodology Manual - Frames ~ No Frames ~ This is how they do what they do - expansive AND informative to Chaplain Professional Equity ** 
            
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http://TDCJ.state.tx.us/  ~  http://www.CAPITOLstate.tx.us/  ~ 

http://www.SAO.state.tx.us/  ~  http://www.TXDirectory.com/  ~ 

http://www.LBB.state.tx.us/  ~  http://www.STATE.tx.us/ 

Where "Professional Equity" Began

Chaplains Speak:  Education & Experience Second to None 

Rationale for Professional Equity for Chaplains ~ M.G. Maness 

WHY for Chaplains ~ M.G. Maness 

Watershed History ~ Where & When it all began 

First Pay Scale Comparison ~ To TX Representative Ellis
showing odd differences & asking basic questions 

Chaplains Get a Small Boost ~ RJN article, May-Aug., 2001: from Texas Senate & House to a conference committee, "how" we got a the 1st pay group raise for state chaplains in state history, not yet Professional Equity, but a nice boost

U.S. Army Chaplaincy Program

U.S. Army Chaplaincy Constitutional Defense ~   

U.S. Army Chaplaincy History ~ the BEST history of any Professional Chaplaincy Organization in the World -- bar none -- extraordinary 

Where Prison Chaplaincy Began:  History & Theory 

Chaplaincy:  Greatest Story 'Never' Told ~ David B. Plummer   

Etymology of "Chaplain" ~ Michael G. Maness history and etymology of word "chaplain"

Chaplain as Representative of the Transcendent ~ Guy Greenfield 

History of In-Prison Programming in America ~ M.G. Maness 

Chaplaincy Studies

Relevant Technical Studies & Other Info ~

new PBS Documentary,

"How Chaplains 'Lean into Painful Places'" article in Huffington Post, by Adelle M. Banks of Religion News Service (11-2-15, 7:47 pm), summing and telling about PBS Documentary 

Strategic Plan to Reduce Crime Through a Public/Private Partnership
Proposal to Build Prison Chapels
** ~
Frank Graham & Chapel of Hope Huge, noble effort to build free standing chapels in ALL Texas Prisons 

Congress on Ministry in Specialized Settings (COMISS) Report 1992, sent to all TDCJ Chaplains in 1993 - sage advice still relevant

California Chaplain Study - 1991 ~ Chaplain Leadership Complexity 

California Chaplain Study - 2001 ~ Chaplain Leadership Complexity 

Marsh v. Chambers 1983 ~ Supreme Court decision supporting state paid chaplains to open Nebraska's legislature with prayer

Maryland Chaplaincy Expansion Proposal 1992 ~ Sociologically Poignant 

Wisconsin 1998 Faith-Based Approaches** ~ Chaplaincy First  

Brown, Leo E., “Prison Chaplaincy,” Inside Corrections (March/April, 2012), 9-33, see www.Ok.gov/doc/documents/marchapril.pdf, the role of prison chaplaincy in Oklahoma, the whole issue devoted to highlighting chaplaincy--superb article!

Oklahoma Prison Chaplaincy

email me if link to original is changes:  maness3@att.net


Other Books on Chaplaincy Profession

Man's Search for Meaning 

Victor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning, foreword by Harold S. Kushner and biographical afterword by William J. Winslade (Beacon Press, 2006 [1st 1959]; 184p.).  Frankl was professor of neurology and psychiatry at the University of Vienna Medical School until his death in 1997 and founder of what has come to be called the Third Viennese School of Psychotherapy (after Freud's psychoanalysis and Adler's individual psychology)—the school of logotherapy.  This is his personal memoir and analysis of life and survival in Nazi death camps with perhaps the most seminal quote being: “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”   During his time there, including Auschwitz, his parents, brother, and pregnant wife were killed.  By the time he died, the book sold more than 10 million copies in twenty-four languages.  When first published in 1959, Carl Rogers called it "one of the outstanding contributions to psychological thought in the last fifty years."  A 1991 reader survey for the Library of Congress named it one of the ten most influential books in America.  From 1993 to 2011, I required it for reading of all my volunteer chaplains at the Gib Lewis State Prison in Woodville, Texas--good, insightful book for those who Care for the Soul!  

 

Prison Chaplaincy Experience

Hosea Quinby (1804-78), The Prison Chaplaincy, and Its Experiences (D.L. Guernsey, Concord, N.H.; Morning Star Steam Job Printing House: Dover, N.H., 1873; 208p.).  See www.Gutenberg.org/ebooks/29797 for several free copies of this book in several formats. This masterpiece was reprinted into digital form by volunteers and is available in Kindle Edition on Amazon for FREE). Quinby artfully tells of his story and insights as a New Hampshire state prison chaplain, his early reluctance, then surprise at the depth of the ministry. Outstanding. He was given a raise in part because he was also the school teacher, and the book reveals his advocacy over 100 years ago. How “dehumanizing,” he declares to let the women eat at tables but force the men to take their allotment to their cells, a few bathing troughs in their washrooms to clean, marched in naked one after another. Quinby is a heated in his sarcasm, and it’s a bit amazing he was allowed to remain employed with this degree of criticism. Want to know the variety of hats and enormous hosts of duties of a conscientious chaplain?

Hosea Quinby (1804-78), eighth of twelve children, was reared upon his father’s farm. In 1821, at 17, he entered the New Hampton Literary and Theological Institution. He a teacher of common schools and gained wide reputation as a model teacher and disciplinarian. Finishing his preparatory studies in 1828, but instead of entering college, he accepted a tutorship for one year at New Hampton and married. Then in 1829, he entered the sophomore class of Waterville College and graduated in due course. He joined the Freewill Baptist denomination in 1824, and from the beginning he became prominent and influential among them. In October, 1827, on the first organization of their General Conference at Tunbridge, Vt., he was chosen Clerk, and as such officiated till 1835. He was the first Freewill Baptist who received a college education. On graduating, he was installed as Principal of the new Parsonsfield Seminary, Maine, the first institution of learning established by his denomination. Here he taught for seven years with abundant success, adding to his school labors those of a clergyman, having been being licensed in 1827 and ordained to the ministry in June, 1833.

After Parsonsfield, he was pastor of a church in Meredith, N.H., for one year in 1839-40. He was subsequently settled in the pastorate at various places, viz.: a second time in Meredith, 1855-57; Pittsfield, N. H., 1857-61; Lebanon, Me., 1861-64; Lake Village, N. H., 1864-68. In all these places, besides preaching, he taught with great popularity and success. In 1868, enfeebled by age and excessive labor, he purchased a home in Concord, N. H., where he laid aside the functions of teacher and preacher, except that for above two years, 1869-72, he resumed both while acting as Chaplain of New Hampshire State Prison.

In October, 1872, he returned to the pastorate at Nottingham, N. H., where he remained till the close of 1874, and he was again settled in Pittsfield, January, 1875-76, and at Milton Mills, N. H., from April, 1876, until his death, apparently by heart attack from the description in the newspaper.  Says Rev. Mr. Stewart: “He more than any one man was active and wisely efficient in changing the tide of interest in the denomination in favor of education. His great humility, his excellent spirit, his great discretion and undoubted piety enabled him to do what no other man could have done…. He was the father of our educational interests, and none stood higher than he in the confidence of the people.”  

On his last day at the prison, Chaplain Quinby recalled,

The deputy followed me, indulging in a tirade of most abusive language. As he finished the words, “You had better not be over here making a fool of yourself, but keep away lest you get kicked out,” I had arrived at the top of the stairs, where I stopped, supposing he proposed to kick me down, remarking, in a subdued tone of voice, nothing frightened or excited, “Here I am. If you wish to kick me down stairs, you can. I came in civilly on business, supposing, as a citizen, I had a right to that” (sec. 53, p. 96 of pdf).

the first sentences of his last paragraph are so instructive:

This matter is now before the people. Will you not study the questions carefully and act? Will not ministers of religion and of law, merchants and artisans, all those in the various industries of life, men and women come to the help? True, the latter, however pure and exalted, is now forbidden entrance to the chapel in labors of love for the fallen men. Hence, that somewhat recent shock to the community in the stern refusal of Elizabeth Comstock's request for permission to address the inmates on their moral and religious interests. How long shall such things be in our prison? How long shall the light of science, of morality and of pure religion be virtually shut out from that abode? How long shall we work so as to make bad men worse, hard hearts harder, the depraved more iniquitous, the pestiferous more destructive to the safety and quietness of society? Till the people shall stir effectively, make their voice heard and their power felt.

Ministry of Presence Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, A Ministry of Presence—Chaplaincy, Spiritual Care, and the Law (University of Chicago Press, 2014; 240p.).  From press web site:  Most people in the United States today no longer live their lives under the guidance of local institutionalized religious leadership, such as rabbis, ministers, and priests; rather, liberals and conservatives alike have taken charge of their own religious or spiritual practices. This shift, along with other social and cultural changes, has opened up a perhaps surprising space for chaplains—spiritual professionals who usually work with the endorsement of a religious community but do that work away from its immediate hierarchy, ministering in a secular institution, such as a prison, the military, or an airport, to an ever-changing group of clients of widely varying faiths and beliefs. In A Ministry of Presence, Winnifred Fallers Sullivan explores how chaplaincy works in the United States—and in particular how it sits uneasily at the intersection of law and religion, spiritual care, and government regulation. Responsible for ministering to the wandering souls of the globalized economy, the chaplain works with a clientele often unmarked by a specific religious identity, and does so on behalf of a secular institution, like a hospital. Sullivan's examination of the sometimes heroic but often deeply ambiguous work yields fascinating insights into contemporary spiritual life, the politics of religious freedom, and the never-ending negotiation of religion's place in American institutional life.
Press Site:  http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/M/bo8268248.html.
 

Spiritual Care in Crisis George Fitchett (editor), Steve Nolan (editor), John Swinton (afterword), Christina Puchalski (foreword), with 17 contributers, Spiritual Care in Practice: Case Studies in Healthcare Chaplaincy (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015; 320p.).  From Amazon description:  These diverse case studies make a compelling case for the importance of effective spiritual care in healthcare and provide unprecedented insight into the essential role of the chaplain within the healthcare team. Presented alongside critical reflections and responses from professionals within chaplaincy, psychology, psychiatry and nursing, they provide an honest and detailed look into how healthcare chaplains actually work with the people in their care and reveal the vital role of narrative and imagination in effective transformative practice. 
Disaster Spritual Care Stephen B. Roberts (Author, Editor) and Willard W. C. Ashley Sr., Disaster Spiritual Care: Practical Clergy Responses to Community, Regional and National Tragedy (SkyLight Paths, 2008; 384p.).  Rev. Willard W. C. Ashley Sr., MDiv, DMin, DH, speaker on the topics of leadership development, clergy resiliency and interfaith dialogue, is acting dean and associate professor of practical theology at New Brunswick Theological Seminary, was the interim pastor at Union Baptist Church in Montclair, New Jersey, and is founding pastor of Abundant Joy Community Church in Jersey City, New Jersey, and serves as a consultant on disaster recovery and clergy self-care to congregations and Fortune 100 companies. Rabbi Stephen B. Roberts, MBA, MHL, BCJC, is the editor of Professional Spiritual & Pastoral Care: A Practical Clergy and Chaplain's Handbook, and is a past president of the National Association of Jewish Chaplains, and recently served as the associate executive vice president of the New York Board of Rabbis, directing their chaplaincy program, providing services in more than fifty locations throughout New York, and serving as the endorser for both New York State's and New York City's Jewish chaplains;  prior, he served as the director of chaplaincy of the Beth Israel Medical System (New York), overseeing chaplains and clinical pastoral education (CPE) programs at three acute care hospitals, one behavioral health hospital, and various outpatient facilities served by chaplains.
Work of the Chaplain Naomi K. Paget and Janet R. Mccormack, The Work of the Chaplain, part of Work of the Church series (Judson Press, 2006; 128p.).  Paget is a board certified chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains and crisis interventionist for the FBI, Southern Baptist Disaster Relief, and American Red Cross.  Paget is the author of Disaster Relief Chaplaincy (North American Mission Board) and also has broad chaplain experience in the workplace, parish, healthcare, community, and law enforcement arenas.  McCormack is a board certified chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains and an American Baptist Churches USA minister. She serves as director of the Chaplaincy and Counseling Training Centers and is assistant professor of Chaplaincy and Pastoral Counseling at Denver Seminary, also a retired Air Force chaplain with extensive experience in military, hospital, police, prison, NASCAR, crisis, trauma, and industrial chaplaincy.  See also Paget's doctoral disseration, “Disaster Relief Chaplaincy for Community Clergy” (D. Min. diss., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, 2003)
 
NAMB Disaster Relief Chaplaincy Manuel Southern Baptist Disaster Relief Chaplain Training Manuel (SBC NAMB; 2007; 93p.).  From intro to book:  The development of chaplain ministry has its roots in ancient history. Religious men and women often accompanied armies into battle as priests. From the settlement of Canaan through the period of the judges, spiritual leaders provided encouragement and compassionate care to people who were constantly in crisis. Chaplains sailed with Sir Francis Drake in the sixteenth century and fought with Washington during the Revolutionary War. They prayed through human suffering, encouraged in despair, and officiated over ceremonial events. They have counseled and consulted for kings, parliaments, and governments— for the incarcerated, the sick, and the disenfranchised. Today, chaplains are found in many settings—military, healthcare, law enforcement, institutions, business and industry, resorts, racetracks, gambling casinos, job corps, shelters, rescue missions, professional sports teams, factories, and corporations.
    Naomi K. Paget was the author, though the not listed specifically.

Down in the Chapel

Joshua Dubler, Down in the Chapel: Religious Life in an American Prison (Picador, 2014; 400p.) From Publishers Weekly:  University of Rochester religion professor Dubler (Bang! Thud: World Spirit from a Texas School Book Depository) takes readers where every American should go at least once—to prison. The highly religious United States also has the highest incarceration rate in the world. Examining chapel life at Pennsylvania's maximum-security prison at Graterford, readers follow two prison guards, five chaplains, 15 prisoner-workers, 20 volunteers, one secular professor of religion, and hundreds of religious followers of Sunni Islam, Salafi Islam, Judaism, Nation of Islam, Moorish Science Temple, Evangelicals, Catholics, Christian Science, Native American Church, and more. His postmodern frame keeps Dubler, as the interpreter, always in plain view, while profitably weaving in Graterford's social location (an era that prioritizes punishment, not rehabilitation), and historical context (Pennsylvania's early experiments in reforming prisoners through religious instruction and solitary confinement). In this important book, Dubler reveals an essential American conversation that is complex, nuanced, highly intellectual, woefully uninformed, often humorous, and deeply theological among men held in violent, repressive circumstances. This book aptly proves Dostoyevsky's claim that one can judge a society's civilization by entering its prisons.

Professional Spiritual Pastoral Care Rabbi Stephen B. Roberts, MBA, MHL, BCJC, editor, Professional Spiritual & Pastoral Care: A Practical Clergy and Chaplain's Handbook (SkyLight Paths, 2011; 480p.), A comprehensive resource with articles from a host of top author/experts on chaplaincy and professional pastoral care designed for spiritual and pastoral caregivers—a vital resource for clergy, seminarians, chaplains, pastoral counselors and caregivers of all faith traditions.  This essential resource integrates the classic foundations of pastoral care with the latest approaches to spiritual care. It is specifically intended for professionals who work or spend time with congregants in acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, rehabilitation centers and long-term care facilities.  Roberts is past president of the National Association of Jewish Chaplains, and recently served as the associate executive vice president of the New York Board of Rabbis, directing their chaplaincy program, providing services in more than fifty locations throughout New York, and serving as the endorser for both New York State's and New York City's Jewish chaplains;  prior, he served as the director of chaplaincy of the Beth Israel Medical System (New York), overseeing chaplains and clinical pastoral education (CPE) programs at three acute care hospitals, one behavioral health hospital, and various outpatient facilities served by chaplains.

Soul Repair

Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini, Soul Repair:  Recovering from Moral Injury after War (Beacon Press, 2013; 176p.).  Brock is research professor and co-director of the Soul Repair Center at Brite Divinity School, Ft. Worth, Texas. Lettini is Dean of the faculty and Aurelia Henry Reinhardt Professor of Theological Ethics and Studies in Public Ministry at Starr King School for the Ministry, Graduate Theological Union.

 

 

FOR MANY MORE ON CHAPLAINCY
www.PreciousHeart.net/Saved/Bibliography-Chaplaincy.pdf
 

Volunteer & Volunteerism Documents ~

TDCJ Volunteer & Mentor Policies - 2012 - with forms

Texas Youth Commission FY 2002 Volunteer Report ~ excellent report

Universal Declaration on the Profession of Leading
and Managing Volunteers
 -- see web site Association for Volunteer Administration   

Volunteerism In Texas**

Faith & Philanthropy**

Volunteer Environmental Scan 2001** 

          **NEEDs Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0  < Free>  click here 

Directly Relevant Web Sites

Re-Entry Prison & Jail Ministry ~ Chaplain Art Lyons  
The LARGEST archive in the world on Prison Ministry resources
 

Aftercare List

TDCJ Chaplaincy Network   

Historically Relevant Works of Note

Dorthea Dix Memorial ~ perhaps the FIRST successful prison reform

Garrison's Liberator, Vol. I, No. 1 ~ FIRST use of & appeal to the moral tenants of "ALL Religions" in defense of a noble cause 

Seneca Falls ~ The Beginning of Women's Rights in USA in part based upon "divine" revelation of "Equality" 

Roosevelt's "Four Freedoms" Speech ~ Poignant & directly 
related to the "vital issues" Chaplains negotiate within a prison
 

Saint Martin - "Chaplaincy" Originated in the 4th Century A.D. 

Legal Docs, TX Legislative Aids & TX Chaplain Lists

TX Code 552:  Public Information Act - Open Records ~ for Texas Citizens:  i.e., Government Documents are "Public Records"

TX Code 556:  Political Activities . . . Individuals ~ for TX Employees 

TX Code 305:  Registration of Lobbyists ~ for TX Employees   

EEOC - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Laws ~ i.e., what laws the EEOC enforces & links to them 

Equal Pay Act 1963 ~ Kind of "SPEAKS" for itself doesn't it?

Civil Rights Act 1964, Title VII ~ Title VII prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex and national origin.

How a Bill is Passed in the Texas Legislature:  A Chart 

77th Texas Representatives District Zips ~ Dated, but many still good

77th Texas Senators District Zips ~ Dated, but many still good

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Chaplains of TDCJ by Regions 1 - 5 ~ Oct. 2001 List

Chaplains of TDCJ by Alphabetical List ~ Oct. 2001 List

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TDCJ  Region 1 -- 76th  ~ Representatives & Senators in TDCJ Region 1

TDCJ  Region 2 -- 76th  ~ Representatives & Senators in TDCJ Region 2

TDCJ  Region 3 -- 76th  ~ Representatives & Senators in TDCJ Region 3

TDCJ  Region 4 -- 76th  ~ Representatives & Senators in TDCJ Region 4

TDCJ  Region 5 -- 76th  ~ Representatives & Senators in TDCJ Region 5
These may be used, but should be checked, as the districts will have changed as well as changes from elections -- in need of up-dating -- BUT the general districts will "most" likely remain the same WITHIN the broad spectrum of TDCJ Regions 


TDCJ Chaplaincy Info - General

Gib Lewis Chaplaincy Department, Woodville, TX - 2011

 

TDCJ Chaplaincy 700+ Network  

 

Aftercare List

Volunteer Handbook - 1994 ~ Written with TDCJ Prison Volunteer in mind, first one published in TDCJ in 1994, used at the Lewis Unit, Stiles Unit, and Polunsky Unit, and others throughout the state until TDCJ developed its own

Secretary's Handbook ~ View of part of tasking elements of office 

Secretary's Handbook - File System  ~ the primary records schedule

 

Christian Library International free Christian books, Bibles to 1,366 U.S. prisons and jails 
www.ChristianLibraryInterntional.com - jwatsoncli@gmail.com
see CLI Order Form Here to order books and Bibles 

  Chaplaincy-Volunteer Statistics Record Retention - no change 2000-2015, 15 years

 

Hospitality Program Rules ~ General Rules for hosts 

Marriage Seminar - Inmate Orientation ~ Orientation outline "prior" to seminar

Marriage Seminar - Check List ~ List of items prior to & throughout for a quality full prison marriage seminar

Erik Erikson's Eight Stages of Life - more work needs to be done on the hand-in-glove work of senior volunteers in prison.  As a 20-year chaplain, I could write a book on this, and perhaps ought to. The long story is how much the volunteers do already, in faith, certainly and foremost, but there is so much more and a whole line of psychology still untapped. Not first but surely refined and articulated best in Erik Erikson’s eight stages of life, how senior volunteers have successfully negotiated the first seven stages of life and desire to give back, and in prison where most of the still developing young men have failed in the first few stages and are still in search for of a decent civilized identity, etc.—and, no, work on that yet in Texas either. Furthermore, some Christian theorists have added to Erikson analogous faith stages, though Erikson is still the place to start. See Erikson’s Identity and the Life Cycle (NY: International Universities Press, 1959), Insight and Responsibility (NY: Norton, 1964), and Identity: Youth and Crisis (NY: Norton, 1968).

          See more here:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erikson%27s_stages_of_psychosocial_development.   

          and here:  www.SimplyPsychology.org/Erik-Erikson.html.

 

 

EXTRAS -

Polunsky Security Cameras:

See then TDCJ Michelle Lyons' 2011 article

           www.SecurityInfoWatch.com/news/10534358/texas-prisons-migrate-to-network-video. 

Compare with STS360’s VP Jessica Clark’s 2013 article

          http://security-today.com/Articles/2013/09/01/Behind-the-Bars.aspx

See www.PreiousHeart.net/OIG/Clark-2013.pdf and www.PreciousHeart.net/OIG/Lyons-2011.pdf,

in case any of the primary sources change the original addresses to the articles.

 

 


Author of
How We Saved Texas Prison Chaplaincy 2011
Immeasurable Value of Religion, Volunteers and Their Chaplains
email author:  Michael G. Maness

Forewords by

Frank E. Graham Jr., Founder and President, Chapel of Hope

Jerry A. Madden, Senior Fellow, Right on Crime;  Chair, Texas House Committee on Corrections 2005-09 and 2011-12

Carol S. Vance, Former Chairman of the TBCJ;  Harris County District Attorney, 1966-79

Dr. Keith Bellamy, Senior Minister, Woodville Church of Christ;  TDCJCertified Volunteer Chaplain and Chaplain of Tyler County

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