MOS 66C Psychiatric/Behavioral Health Nurse

o served as Superintendent, Medical Combat Stress Control Detachment, Bargram Air Field, Afghanistan

o provided leadership to 15 forward deployed combat stress teams operating across 125,000 square kilometers of battlespace, delivering support to 47,000 warfighters at 88 forward operating locations

o provided training and management for combat stress teams as they delivered stress management and resiliency classes to 7,314 personnel, traumatic event interventions to 1,127 service members, 118 commander-directed evaluations, and 3,200 consultations to unit leaders

o optimized staff resources; she was integral to the CSC Detachment's all-time highest performance of 50,000 individual CSC contacts, including 12,000 patient treatment sessions and 38,000 help-in-place contacts supporting Soldiers on the front lines

o led from the front, executing 12 leadership battlefield circulation missions, traveling 30 days outside-the-wire and ensuring successful CSC operations, with no staff casualties, and to universally high praise from supported task forces and unit commanders

o achieved an exceptional overall treatment success rate of 99% of service members returned to duty, limiting psychiatric losses from theater to the lowest in the OEF area of operations

o supervised 11 Navy Corpsmen; provided weekly education and training that enhanced knowledge and customer satisfaction

o built JSMART database which streamlined data collection and analysis and increased leadership awareness and improved outreach to Soldiers

o educated 20,000 personnel on Mental Health issues via radio talk show; increased awareness exponentially and facilitated a 20% increase in contacts

o trained 525th MP leadership; educated 33 officers on counseling skill set, improved detention facility operations and safety

o led her personnel to excellence, with 12 Detachment members recognized as top performers at the Task Force Med-E level

o provided outstanding management of Detachment operations, including oversight of 375 outside-the-wire missions and management of $137,000 in material assets

o as resource manager, she completed a 100% inventory of TPE and recouped $20,000 of equipment resulting in redistribution of assets to fill critical shortages at Craig Joint Theater Hospital and CSC locations throughout RC-East

o restructured outreach program; located additional JTF personnel and integrated into night rounds which improved quality and quantity of outreach services by 30%

o provided Alcohol Brief Counseling; improved identification of problem drinking and delivered interventions; expedited return to duty status

o helped reduce JTF stress; conducted 15 psychiatric evaluations and 2,344 outreach contacts, sustaining mission readiness

o organized JSMART health fair; provided mental health awareness information to 1200 members, improving public awareness and relations

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