FY-20 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING FOR CHAPLAINS AND RELIGIOUS PROGRAM SPECIALISTS (CORRECTED COPY):
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SUBJ/FY-20 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING FOR CHAPLAINS AND RELIGIOUS
PROGRAM SPECIALISTS (CORRECTED COPY)//
NARR/REF A IS SECNAVINST 1730.7E, RELIGIOUS MINISTRY WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF
THE NAVY. REF B IS NAVEDTRA 135C, NAVY SCHOOL MANAGEMENT MANUAL. REF C IS A
DESIGN FOR MAINTAINING MARITIME SUPERIORITY, VERSION 2.0, DECEMBER 2018. REF
D IS NAVY LEADER DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK, VERSION 3.0, MAY 2019. REF E IS
OPNAVINST 1730.1E, RELIGIOUS MINISTRY IN THE NAVY. REF F IS MCO 1730.6E,
RELIGIOUS MINISTRY IN THE MARINE CORPS. REF G IS COMDTINST M1730.4C,
RELIGIOUS MINISTRIES WITHIN THE COAST GUARD.
RMKS/1. This NAVADMIN establishes the Chief of Chaplains as program sponsor
for the professional development of Chaplain Corps (CHC) officers and
Religious Program Specialists (RP) in line with reference (a). The Chief of
Chaplains conducts annual short-course training for CHC officers and RPs to
update essential techniques and practices in military ministry. This
training provides continuing education units, which may be required to
maintain religious organization credentials. The FY-20 Professional
Development Training will consist of a total of four days and is open to all
chaplains and RPs.
2. The Professional Development Training Workshop (PDTW), conducted the
first day, focuses on Professional Naval Chaplaincy.
3. The following three days, the Professional Development Training Course
(PDTC) will address Advisement and the Commander's Decision Making Cycle.
The PDTC will enable chaplains and RPs to deliver relevant advice and
effective religious support as required by reference (a).
4. Course training objectives are:
(a) Define the Commander's Decision Making Cycle and the iterative
(b) Describe the four components of the Commander's Decision Making
(c) Identify the relationship between the advisor's character and the
commander's confidence in his/her advisor.
(d) Identify the value and use of data in the Commander's Decision Making
(e) Identify the policy and doctrine foundations of command advisement.
(g) Identify the two authorities under which chaplains operate (Religious
Organization and staff officer).
5. The FY-20 PDTW and PDTC are offered at the following locations:
24-27 Feb 20 Naval Base Norfolk, VA
20-23 Apr MCAS Miramar, CA
27-30 Apr Naval Base Kitsap, WA
11-14 May Naval Base Norfolk, VA
18-21 May NAS Pensacola, FL
15-18 Jun MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
13-16 Jul NAS Jacksonville, FL
27-30 Jul Naval Base San Diego, CA
10-13 Aug MCB Camp Pendleton, CA
02-05 Mar 20 Kadena AB/MCB Camp Butler, Okinawa
23-26 Mar MCB Kaneohe Bay, HI
01-04 Jun NAVSUPPACT Naples, Italy
6. Subject to local approval, commands are authorized to provide
appropriated funds in support of religious ministries within the command to
include funding chaplains and RPs to attend annual PDTCs according to
references (e) through (g). Participants are encouraged to attend training
in their local areas.
7. Read-ahead material is required for the PDTW and the PDTC and is posted
on the Naval Chaplaincy School and Center milBook site, along with site
sheets to assist the Service Member with planning for travel.
8. To attend all four days of training, chaplains and RPs must register for
both the PDTW (CIN: A-5G-0005) and PDTC(CIN: P-5G-1303) through the
enterprise Naval Training Reservation System (eNTRS) via the Service Member's
command training officer. Training dates and locations can be accessed via
the catalogue of Navy training courses (CANTRAC). Service Members should
request an eNTRS confirmation email message from their training officer in
order to receive additional guidance for the specific training site
9. Should Service Members encounter any issues with registration, please
contact Mr. Jose Toledo, Naval Chaplaincy School and Center Training
Management Specialist, at (401) 841-3939/DSN: (312) 841-3939 or via e-mail at
10. This NAVADMIN is canceled for record purposes on 30 September 2020.
11. Released by Ms. Steffanie B. Easter, Director, Navy Staff on behalf of
the Chief of Chaplains.//