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SHIPSHAPE PROGRAM FACILITATOR TRAINING
The ShipShape Program is the official Navy weight management program designed to assist active duty and reserve military service members, including personnel who exceed or are at risk of exceeding Navy body composition assessment (BCA) standards, beneficiaries, and government civilians with making healthy behavior changes in order to lose weight. The ShipShape Facilitator Training course equips individuals with the knowledge and skills required to become a certified ShipShape Program Facilitator.
The ShipShape Facilitator Training course will familiarize attendees with the eight ShipShape curriculum modules (six in-person sessions and two online sessions) and associated classroom activities, which are comprised of nutrition, physical activity, and mindset. Attendees will also learn how to support participants with weight management, including leading group activities and assisting individuals with setting weight loss goals. The course will also cover administrative responsibilities of the ShipShape Program at the local level.
Pre-Requisites and Requirements:
Must have completed one of the following options:
Duty uniform or appropriate civilian attire
All courses start at 0730 and end at 1600.
How to Register:
*Note: Applicants may apply for multiple courses on the same form.*
Point of Contact:
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
7700 Arlington Blvd. Ste. 5113 Falls Church, VA 22042-5113
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