Book recommendations:

Keeper of the Cloak by Thomas Beckner






Ministry to the Incarcerated by Henry Covert





The incarcerated experience a tremendous amount of loss and often the loss of a loved one. Some resources to equip and encourage you as you provide pastoral care are listed below.

Pastoral Care for Grieving Families

GriefShare is a grief recovery support group where you can find help and healing for the hurt of losing a loved one.

Pastoral Care and Counseling in Prison: What Works? By Chaplain Emily R. Brault
This paper explores the unique context of pastoral care and counseling in prison. Chaplain Brault identifies ways in which chaplains can effectively integrate spirituality and treatment toward positive ends.