R 162045Z NOV 22
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC DMCS//
SUBJ/FY23 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TRAINING COURSE FOR CHAPLAINS AND RELIGIOUS PROGRAM SPECIALISTS//
NARR/REF A IS SECNAVINST 1730.7E, RELIGIOUS MINISTRY WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY. REF B IS NAVEDTRA 135D, 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 1730.6F, RELIGIOUS MINISTRY IN THE MARINE CORPS. REF G IS CMDTINST M1730.4C, RELIGIOUS MINISTRIES WITHIN THE COAST GUARD.//
POC/OBANNON, MICHAEL Q./CDR/HQMC REL/TEL: 703-697-7098/EMAIL: MICHAEL.OBANNON@USMC.MIL//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. This MARADMIN 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 sharpen the unique capabilities and competencies chaplains and RPs bring to the institution and to inspire excellence in delivering religious ministry. The FY23 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 facilitation.
4. The FY23 PDTC objectives are to train chaplains and RPs to be able to:
4.a. Discuss and critically evaluate facilitation at multiple levels.
4.b. Discuss and critically evaluate the use of Non-Federal Entities/Authorized to Operate on Base.
4.c. Discuss and critically evaluate capacity and capability.
4.d. Discuss and critically evaluate the use of memorandums of agreement.
4.e. Discuss and critically evaluate the determination of religious requirements.
4.f. Discuss and critically evaluate the use of partnerships.
4.g. Demonstrate the ability to utilize knowledge learned to complete a Capstone Event.
5. The FY23 PDTW and PDTC will be offered on the following dates at the following locations:
5.a. CONUS LOCATIONS
23-26 Jan NB San Diego, CA #1
06-09 Feb MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
13-16 Feb JEB Little Creek FS, VA
27-30 Mar NAS Jacksonville, FL
17-20 Apr NB San Diego, CA #2
24-27 Apr NB Kitsap, WA
15-18 May NS Norfolk, VA
22-25 May NAS Pensacola, FL
26-29 Jun MCB Camp Pendleton, CA
5.b. OCONUS LOCATIONS
06-09 Mar MCBH Kaneohe Bay, HI
13-16 Mar Okinawa, Japan
05-08 Jun Naples, 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 site: https:(slash)(slash)www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/navychc/naval-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 email@example.com.
8. Course Materials/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: https:(slash)(slash)www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/navychc/naval-chaplaincy-school/pages/pdtcpdtw.
9. This MARADMIN is cancelled on 30 September 2023.
10. Release authorized by Lieutenant General Gregg P. Olson, Director, Marine Corps Staff.//