FY-23 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING COURSE FOR CHAPLAINS AND RELIGIOUS PROGRAM SPECIALISTS:
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SUBJ/FY-23 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING COURSE FOR CHAPLAINS AND
RELIGIOUS PROGRAM SPECIALISTS//
NARR/REF A IS SECNAVINST 1730.7E, RELIGIOUS MINISTRY WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF
REF B IS NAVEDTRA 135D, NAVY SCHOOL MANAGEMENT MANUAL.
REF C IS A DESIGN FOR MAINTAINING MARITIME SUPERIORITY, VERSION 2.0, DECEMBER
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 1730.6F, RELIGIOUS MINISTRY IN THE MARINE CORPS.
REF G IS COMDINST 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 references (a) through
(g). The Chief of Chaplains conducts annual short-course training for CHC
officers and RPs to sharpen the unique capabilities and competencies
chaplains and RPs bring to the institution and to inspire excellence in
delivering religious ministry.
The FY-23 Professional Development Training will consist of a total of four
days and is required for all chaplains and RPs barring operational
commitments. This training also provides continuing education units, which
may be required to maintain religious organization credentials.
2. The Professional Development Training Workshop (PDTW), conducted the
first day, focuses on Professional Naval Chaplaincy.
3. The Professional Development Training Course (PDTC), conducted the
following three days, will address Building Spiritual Readiness through
Partnerships and Facilitation. The PDTC will train, develop, and inspire
chaplains and RPs to develop and enhance programs that build the spiritual
readiness of warriors and their commands and will provide Religious Ministry
Teams with a framework and vocabulary in building partnerships for
4. The FY23 PDTC objectives are to train chaplains and RPs to be able to:
(a) Discuss and critically evaluate facilitation at multiple levels.
(b) Discuss and critically evaluate the use of Non-Federal
Entities/Authorized to Operate on Base.
(c) Discuss and critically evaluate capacity and capability.
(d) Discuss and critically evaluate the use of memorandums of agreement.
(e) Discuss and critically evaluate the determination of religious
(f) Discuss and critically evaluate the use of partnerships.
(g) Demonstrate the ability to utilize knowledge learned to complete a
5. Dates and Locations. The FY-23 PDTW and PDTC will be offered
on these dates at the following locations:
23-26 JanNB San Diego, CA #1
06-09 FebMCB Camp Lejeune, NC
13-16 FebJEB Little Creek FS, VA
27-30 MarNAS Jacksonville, FL
17-20 AprNB San Diego, CA #2
24-27 AprNB Kitsap, WA
15-18 MayNS Norfolk, VA
22-25 MayNAS Pensacola, FL
26-29 JunMCB Camp Pendleton, CA
06-09 MarMCBH Kaneohe Bay, HI
13-16 MarOkinawa, Japan
05-08 JunNaples, Italy
6. Travel. Commands are authorized to provide funding in support of
religious ministries within the command to include funding chaplains and RPs
to attend annual PDTW/PDTC according to references (e) through (g).
Participants are encouraged to attend the training being held in their local
areas where possible.
7. Registration. Chaplains and RPs are required to attend all four days of
training and must register for both the PDTW (CIN: A-5G-0005)
(CDP: 19MG) and the PDTC (CIN: P-5G-1303) (CDP: 19MF) through the
enterprise Naval Training Reservation System (eNTRS) via self-registration
or the service member's command training officer.
Training dates and locations are accessible via the Catalogue of Navy
Training Courses (CANTRAC). Prospective students must submit a current email
address during registration or the request will be returned. Registration
SOPs and guidance are available at the Naval Chaplaincy School (NCS) milSuite
chaplaincy-school/pages/pdtcpdtw. If Service Members encounter issues with
registration, they may contact their command training officer for assistance.
If the command training officer is unavailable, Service Members may contact
Mr. Jose Toledo, Naval Chaplaincy School Training Management Specialist, at
(401) 841-3939/DSN: (312) 841-3939 or via e-mail at
8. Course Material/Site Sheets. Read-ahead material is required for
the PDTC and is accessible on the NCS milSuite site. To assist the
Service Member with travel planning, site sheets for each training
venue are also available on the NCS milSuite site:
9. This NAVADMIN is cancelled for record purposes on 30 September 2023.
10. Released by Mr. Andrew S. Haeuptle, Director, Navy Staff on behalf of
the Chief of Chaplains.//