TDCJ Chaplaincy Mentor Training

Objectives

Contraband

Manipulation

Defense for Manipulation

Dangerous Attitudes 1

Dangerous Attitudes 2

Guidelines

Keys to Success

TDCJ Policy

Summary

Volunteer Guidelines

The following guidelines will help you do your best as a volunteer.

  • Be yourself
  • Mean what you say
  • Be supportive and encouraging
  • Show respect and earn respect
  • Accept them as they are, not as you wish they were
  • Be patient
  • Don’t give out your home address or phone number
  • Don’t over identify
  • Don’t put money on their account
  • Don’t fall in love
Another volunteer asks you to put money on the account of an indigent offender at a unit where you do not volunteer. He claims that the rule only applies to the unit where you volunteer.

You tell him that you are unable to do this.
True
False
 
   
 

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