- Promoted the Eagle Reset Program across FCKY, conducting nine courses and training 92 leaders on resiliency and self-care.
- Sponsored the MEDCoE COSC Course on FCKY, enabling 42 AD, USAR, and NG Soldiers across the U.S. to achieve COSC Certification.
- Spearheaded and instructed the 531st Suicide Prevention Program, providing training to over 400 Soldiers and Leaders.
- Conducted 134 outreach hours, positively impacting 1,337 U.S. and Coalition Forces by raising awareness of available BH services.
- Provided oversight for 26 evacuations from OIR for BH, contributing to zero suicides occurring in OIR.
- Taught seven aromatherapy classes, utilizing holistic approaches to teach relaxation techniques to ten personnel, resulting in decreased overall anxiety.
- Established and instructed 31 yoga classes, enhancing mindfulness and physical fitness for 197 personnel.
- Collaborated with BH tech to teach and promote resiliency within the ranks, conducting five Resilience Classes and leading to reduced medication utilization for 103 personnel.
- Recognized the need for improved communication, leading to 13 Effective Communication classes and enhancing unit cohesiveness for 71 personnel.
- Educated over 1,000 soldiers in a high-threat environment on how to manage COSRs and increase resiliency.
- Instructed a class on clinic interviewing and counseling skills, training 30 soldiers on 68X Individual Critical Tasks.
- Built relationships with units across Fort Campbell installation through multiple command consultations, increasing awareness of available BH resources.
- Volunteered to conduct a traumatic event debriefing for 20 soldiers after an attempted suicide, ensuring their emotional and safety needs were met.
- Trained and led soldiers during weekly Leader’s Time Training on Performing Lifesaving Measures, improving the medical competencies of 10 soldiers at Skill Level 1.
- Served as PSG for CTL 1 during FT Campbell EFMB, maintaining 100% accountability of $150,000 worth of equipment and 25 support personnel.
- Led soldiers through multiple weekly Leader’s Time Training and MOS training, enhancing their tactical skills and MOS competence.
- Demonstrated proficiency and maintained unit readiness, identifying and scheduling 20 personnel for BLS recertification in a timely manner.
- Fostered an environment of professional growth, resulting in an NCO and junior soldier achieving Individual Counseling Course certification for M8 ASI.
- Selected as an instructor for Unit Needs Assessment and Psychological First Aid for Uniformed Services University Graduate Students, standing out among five NCOs.
- Mentored and advised soldiers on psycho-educational classes, boosting their confidence and knowledge of COSC operations throughout the Army.
- Led redeployment training for 400 soldiers from ten units, conducting behavioral health screenings to identify at-risk soldiers.
Behavioral Health NCOIC
- Collaborated with the BH Chief to develop a PI project, successfully lowering the overall usage of psychotropic drugs in the Baumholder footprint by 7%.
Behavioral Health Specialist
- Represented Tripler Army Medical Center and played a crucial role behind the scenes to ensure the success of the Second Annual Pacific Regional Behavioral Health Summit.
- Developed a medical board transition program that provided outpatient care to basic trainees, resulting in an 80% reduction in re-admission rates.
- Served as the Suicide Prevention Manager, ensuring that more than 5,000 personnel received proper training in suicide prevention and awareness.
- Provided over 90 supportive therapy counseling sessions and conducted over 300 Behavioral Health intakes.
- Treated 114 joint service members and documented 200 contacts for the 3 to 5-day residential program.
- Improved medical readiness from 60% to 90% and deployment readiness from less than 70% to nearly 90%.
- Coordinated Commander’s Assessment of Soldier’s Health directly to the brigade commander and served as a risk reduction program manager, reducing costs through directed resourcing.
- Collected, interpreted, and disseminated Behavioral Health statuses for the entire brigade.
- Provided consultations to 6 Combat Stress Control Forward Operating Bases and Brigade leadership on FRC program requirements, enrollment, duty impact, and recommendations.
- Played a key role in developing protocols, roles, and responsibilities for the behavioral health clinic team.
- Dedication to documentation and data collection improved the quality of care for Minnesota National Guard members.
- Trained 22 mental health counselors, enabling them to provide excellent services to the troops in their area of responsibility.
- Taught several EO classes to more than 1,000 soldiers and civilians, ensuring the hospital maintained above 98% compliance for training.
- Led a team of 3 other members at the Freedom Restoration Center (FRC) and successfully managed $155,000 worth of assets.
- Collaborated with the Chaplain service and conducted Combat and Operational Stress Reaction (COSR) briefings for over 200 soldiers.
- Delivered forensic psychiatry services during two high-visibility sanity boards and five courts-martial, saving the government significant costs.
Behavioral Health Technician
- Assisted in the largest MASCAL at Camp Phoenix, providing expert psychological first aid and support to civilian staff, medical personnel, and support personnel.
- Led and rehearsed training, ensuring the effectiveness and success of TF Long Knife Behavioral Health operations.