Form NAVMC2795 "Counseling Worksheet"

What Is NAVMC 2795?

Form NAVMC 2795, Counseling Worksheet, is an official document issued by the Department of Defense (DOD) to be used by the U.S. Marine Corps. In more basic terms it is a U.S. Marine Corps User's Guide to Counseling and interested applicants should use the 2006-2019 version of this form.

The NAVMC 2795 Counseling Worksheet is available for download below.

This form's main purpose is to assist U.S. Marines (as well as the U.S. Marines Reserve) with motivation towards the better personal performance of duties. All senior U.S. Marines have the responsibility for providing counseling to junior U.S. Marines. Motivation and individual performance are the key elements of a positive and healthy environment for Marine duty. Counseling ethics in balance with some other techniques are part of the U.S. Marine Corps' leadership training.


NAVMC 2795 Instructions

To fill out Form NAVMC 2795 you need to provide the following:

  1. Personal information with your full name, Social Security Number, rank, etc. State the reason for counseling (initial, scheduled, or event-related) and name of a senior U.S. Marine in charge of providing counseling.
  2. It is recommended to document subjects discussed during counseling sessions to understand points for improvement and to prevent the repetition of topics. The main objectives to be noted are the subjects discussed, targets for the upcoming period, achievements since the previous counseling session. If a particular event has led to counseling, a mutual understanding of a resolution needs to be conceived towards the close of the session.
  3. Documentation of a counseling session is only for the use of the senior and the junior Marines and is not to be passed to any third parties.

In addition to Form NAVMC 2795, for better future references the documented counseling notes should provide the date of the session, the name of the Marine who received the counseling, subjects discussed, and the tasks that were set for an upcoming period.

All mentoring partnerships are known for providing unique benefits - increased confidence, better career satisfaction, and awareness of career opportunities as well as easier career transitions.


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