Additional Chaplaincy Training
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing
This training is acquired during the Chaplain Officers Basic Course in preparation for ministry to groups and individuals in crisis following a traumatic event.
Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program (PREP)
This training is gained during the Chaplain Officers Basic Course and prepares Chaplains to conduct premarital marriage enrichment and education workshops. Chaplains completing the training are certified as PREP instructors.
Clinical Pastoral Counseling (CPE)
This training is normally offered to select Chaplains between their third and sixth year of Active Duty. Selected chaplains can opt to earn a D.Min. while attending this program of study. During this time they become fully qualified chaplains for the institutional settings of prisons and hospitals.
Advanced Civilian Education
Selected full-time Chaplains are sent to top notch universities obtain a graduate degree in areas such as Ethics, World Religions, Family Life and Resource Management. Afterwards, they are employed in their area of training at key positions across the Army.