Behavioral Health Specialist
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Detachment Sergeant

o promoted Eagle Reset Program across FCKY; 92 Leaders trained on resiliency and self-care during nine courses

o sponsored MEDCoE COSC Course on FCKY; 42 AD, USAR and NG Soldiers across the U.S. achieved COSC Certification

o spearheaded and instructed the 531st Suicide Prevention Program; over 400 Soldiers and Leaders trained

Team Chief

o conducted 134 outreach hours, impacting 1,337 U.S. and Coalition Forces, ensuring awareness of available BH services

o provided oversight of 26 evacuations from OIR for BH which directly contributed to zero suicides occurring in OIR

o taught seven aromatherapy classes utilizing holistic approaches to teach relaxation techniques to ten PAX decreasing overall anxiety of personnel

o established and instructed 31 yoga classes to 197 PAX enhancing mindfulness and physical fitness

o collaborated with BH tech to teach and encourage resiliency within the ranks; five Resilience Classes to 103 PAX leading to reduced medication utilization

o identified a need for better communication leading to 13 Effective Communication classes for 71 PAX leading to improved unit cohesiveness

o educated over 1,000 Soldiers in a high threat environment on how to manage COSRs and increase resiliency

o instructed class on clinic interviewing and counseling skills; 30 Soldiers trained on 68X Individual Critical Tasks

o built relationships with units across Fort Campbell installation through multiple command consultations; increased available BH resource awareness

o volunteered to conduct a traumatic event debriefing for 20 Soldiers after attempted suicide; ensured emotional and safety needs were met

o trained and lead Soldiers during weekly Leader's Time Training on Performing Lifesaving Measures; improved 10 Soldier's Skill Level 1 medical competencies

o served as PSG for CTL 1 during FT Campbell EFMB; kept 100% accountability of $150,000 worth of equipment and 25 support personnel

o trained and lead Soldiers through multiple weekly Leader's Time Training and MOS training improving Soldiers overall tactical skills and MOS competence

o demonstrated proficiency and maintained unit readiness; identified and scheduled 20 personnel who needed BLS recertification in a timely manner

o fostered an environment of professional growth; NCO, and junior Soldier achieved Individual Counseling Course certification for M8 ASI

o selected out of five NCOs to instruct Unit Needs Assessment and Psychological First Aid to Uniformed Services University Graduate Students

o mentored and advised Soldiers on psycho-educational classes; built Soldiers confidence and knowledge on COSC operations throughout the Army

o led redeployment training for 400 Soldiers from ten units; conducted redeployment behavioral health screenings to identify at risk Soldiers

Behavioral Health NCOIC

o worked directly with the BH Chief to develop a PI project; lowering the overall usage of psychotropic drugs in the Baumholder footprint by 7%

Behavioral Health Specialist

o represented Tripler Army Medical Center and worked behind the scenes to ensure the success of the Second Annual Pacific Regional Behavioral Health Summit

o developed a medical board transition program providing outpatient care to basic trainees, slashed re-admission rates by 80%

o served as the Suicide Prevention Manager, resulting in more than 5,000 personnel being properly trained in suicide prevention and awareness

o provided over 90 supportive therapy counseling sessions and conducted over 300 Behavioral Health intakes

o treated 114 joint service members and documented 200 contacts for the 3 to 5 day residential program

o improved medical readiness from 60% to 90%, improved deployment readiness from less than 70% to nearly 90%

o coordinated Commander's Assessment of Soldier's Health directly to the brigade commander and functioned as a risk reduction program manager by reducing cost through directed resourcing

o collected, interpreted, and disseminated Behavioral Health statuses for the entire brigade

o provided consultations to 6 Combat Stress Control Forward Operating Bases and Brigade leadership on FRC program requirements, enrollment, duty impact and recommendations

o helped develop protocols and roles and responsibilities for the behavioral health clinic team

o dedicated efforts in documentation and data collection improved the quality of care for Minnesota National Guard members

o trained 22 mental health counselors who now render excellent services to the troops in their AOR

o taught several EO classes to more than 1,000 Soldiers and Civilians ensuring the hospital was above 98% compliance for training

o led 3 other members of the Freedom Restoration Center (FRC) staff and managed $155,000 in assets

o collaborated with Chaplain service and conducted Combat and Operational Stress Reaction (COSR) briefing for over 200 Soldiers

o delivered forensic psychiatry services during two high visibility sanity boards and five courts martial; saving the government over one hundred thousand dollars in costs

Behavioral Health Technician

o assisted in the largest MASCAL at Camp Phoenix, expertly administered psychological first aid and support to civilian staff, medical and support personnel

o led and rehearsed training and ensured the effectiveness and success of TF Long Knife Behavioral Health operations

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