Drug and Alcohol Program Adviser (DAPA)

AS COMMAND DAPA, PETTY OFFICER IRRIZZARY COORDINATED THE WARRIOR TRANSITION TRAINING FOR 550 PERSONNEL AND REHABILITATION TREATMENT FOR NUMEROUS PERSONNEL. IN ADDITION, HE TRAINED AND COUNSELED OVER 200 SAILORS, HANDLING SENSITIVE PERSONAL ISSUES THAT MAINTAINED THE HEALTH, MORALE, AND EFFECTIVENESS OF STANDISH'S CREW.

Developed the DAPA program. Reduced alcohol-related incidents from 110 to 30. Conducted 2,600 hours of training.

As Command Assistant DAPA, actively encouraged responsible use of alcohol. Submitted tailored DAPA notes into POD, facilitated 3 separate training sessions on safe and responsible use of alcohol and the importance of bystander intervention for 88 crew members. His efforts resulted in 39 crew members signing pledges to be alcohol-free during a recent port visit and zero command referrals for SARP evaluation.

As Command Assistant DAPA, he implemented an ADAMS for Supervisors and AWARE tracker, improving training percentages from 86 to 98 percent, resulting in U.S Naval Hospital Rota, Spain to be the second best training percentage in SIXTH FLT.

HE SPENT 3 YEARS AS ASSISTANT DAPA, CONDUCTING 12 INDOC CLASSES ENSURING THE WIDEST DISSEMINATION OF THE NAVY'S AND THE COMMODORE'S DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICIES.

AS THE ASSISTANT DAPA, HER DEDICATION TO SAILORS’ PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL WELFARE CONTRIBUTED TO THE COMMAND'S DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE PREVENTION AND CONTROL PROGRAM BEING RECOGNIZED DURING 2014 INSPECTOR GENERAL INSPECTION AS ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL PROGRAMS IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST REGION.

As Assistant Command DAPA, facilitated monthly ADAMS and AWARE classes, emphasizing the Navy's "Right Spirit" campaign to 350 enlisted and officers resulting in 100% course completion.

Counseled and monitored 4 Sailors DAPA active clients for their treatment care plan, resulted to 100 % completion of their treatment care.

As assistant CMD Alcohol Test Control Officer, administered over 40 alcohol test events and qualified 4 enlisted personnel on testing procedures yielding ZERO discrepancies resulting in flawless execution that ensured 100% compliance with policy.

As a NIOC Maryland Assistant Command DAPA, she provided DAPA GMT for 300+ Sailors. Screened 14 Sailors and succesfully documented their cases in ADMITS as the sole Command authorized agent resulting ensuring the command was in complete compliance for a IG ispection. He counseled and mentored224 Sailors on Navy drug and alcohol policies through ADAMS and AWARE during Command INDOC.

PROVIDED ALCOHOL ADAMS TRAINING TO 156 SAILORS. HIS ADVANCED TRAINING METHODS ESTABLISHED A RAPPORT WITH HIS AUDIENCE AND SIGNIFICANTLY CONTRIBUTED TO THE DE-GLAMORIZATION OF ALCOHOL THROUGHOUT THE COMMAND.

AS ASSISTANT DAPA, HE DILIGENTLY TRAINED FOUR NEW COMMAND DAPAS AND DELIVERED OVER 40 HOURS OF DAPA AWARENESS CLASSES TO MORE THAN 250 FIRST ACCESSION SAILORS, RAISING THEIR AWARENESS OF THE NAVY'S ALCOHOL POLICIES AND GUIDELINES.

PO1 Reynolds was chosen to train the individual support staff across the Region on Drug and Alcohol submission procedures. As the Assistant Region ADCO, he was responsible for 24 NOSC UPC and DAPA programs, tracking over 5,140 UPC specimens and 122 DAPA cases. These highly visible programs were crucial to maintain the overall medical readiness for the NAVAL RESERVE FORCE.

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