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Mission Chaplain Course

This course is not open to cadet participants.

The Chaplain Emergency Services School at NESA (ChESS) is for all Chaplain Corps personnel (Chaplains/CDI’s) who desire to make the commitment to respond to and support the missions in which CAP will be engaged. This course involves extensive classroom curriculum, hands-on exercises, interactive tabletop scenarios, and field training. 


There will be two one-week courses offered at the ChESS, both for the CAP Mission Chaplain (MC)/Chaplain Support Specialist (CSS) CAP Support (CS) Rating (MC/CSS – CS).  The CAP support rating will be the first week and the Disaster support rating will be the second week.

Chaplain Support Specialist

Current Prerequisites for this Course  
Description Requirement
Minimum Age current senior member
Required before start of event GES
Required before start of event IS-100
Required before start of event IS-200
Required before start of event IS-700
Required before start of event appointment as a Character Development Instructor

 

Mission Chaplain

Current Prerequisites for this Course  
Description Requirement
Minimum Age current senior member
Required before start of event GES
Required before start of event IS-100
Required before start of event IS-200
Required before start of event IS-700
Required before start of event appointment as a CAP Chaplain                                    


The courses for the MC/CSS – CS Rating include:

Introduction to the Chaplain Support Team (CST) Concept
Duties of the Mission Chaplain (MC)
Duties of the Chaplain Support Specialist (CSS)
Mission Preparedness
Mission Reporting
Spiritual Resiliency
Suicide Prevention and Intervention
Deployment Procedures for the Chaplain Support Team
CAP Tabletop Exercise (TTX)
FEMA Virtual Tabletop Exercise (VTTX)
Field Training Exercise


Disaster Support rating

Current Prerequisites for this Course  
Description Requirement
Minimum Age current senior member
Required before start of event                                          IS-248 Integrated Public Alert and Warning System for the American Public
Required before start of event IS-405 Overview to Mass Care
Required before start of event IS-505 Religious And Cultural Literacy and Competency in Disaster

 

The courses for Disaster Support are being taught week 2 include:

Traumatic Events Management

Pastoral Care in Mass Casualty Situations

The Goals of Pastor Care in Crisis Intervention

Psychological First Aid-Advanced

Overview of JG-1-05, Religious Affairs in Joint Operations

 

 

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