SOF Chaplaincy Ethical Leadership Advisement

Department of Special Ops, Irregular War & LIC SCEA SOS 5850 Nomination Only Unclassified


This course has a Distance Learning component and a Residence Learning component. The Distance Learning component, four weeks in duration, is conducted asynchronously with 4 modules that introduces students to the course content. The Resident Learning component of 40 hours, one week in duration at JSOU, allows students to take a deep dive into the course content in an interactive graduate seminar format. Students will complete a research paper on a topic coordinated with the instructor. This advanced course will challenge students to contextualize their respective joint SOF RST (Religious Support Team) and SOF Warrior identity in order to create a spiritual ethical & moral leadership model, learn to perform ethical risk assessment, develop leadership-coaching practices, and write a SOF-specific research paper that supports the spiritual domain of their commander's POTFF program while providing ethical leadership advisement. *Note: Students MUST provide BOTH a personal email address AND either a .gov or .mil email address in order to be registered for the course.


The course is designed for primarily for SOF Chaplains & SOF RST SEL as well as POTFF team members assigned within USSOCOM enterprise and desiring an advanced development & implementation of joint SOF-specific religious support & ethical leadership advisement.


Virtual webinar/meeting platform, Weblinks, and course materials will be provided as necessary. Students must have internet access, commercial computer/laptop/device to access course materials and the virtual webinar/meeting platform.

24A (04-Nov-2023 to 08-Dec-2023)
Location: MacDill AFB
Comments: Registration Open Registration Closes 11/06/2023 DL - 11/04/2023 THRU 12/03/2023. RL - 12/04/2023 THRU 12/08/2023.