Suicide Prevention Evals
Administered Command Suicide Prevention Program, providing essential guidance for corrective measures to improve Command climate.
AS Command SPC, he stood up a highly effective Command Suicide Prevention program which brought 100% program awareness command-wide reaching all military and civilian personnel.
Attended Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale and VA Safety Plan with RMTs to acquire more tools to use in preventing suicides.
Attended and completed SafeTalk training to enhance ability to identify people in stressful situations to reduce the risk of suicide.
Qualified over 56 personnel within 40 hours in LivingWorks courses and trained over 1,300 Sailors in basic suicide prevention. Developed the ASIST Metrics tool which established a citable resource for promoting, expanding, and verifying the effectiveness of the program. Improved the reported confidence of suicide interventions from 25% to 100%, a 75% increase. These efforts support and affect approximately 1,900 Sailors and will continue to grow after the trained Sailors depart from this command.
Created awareness of 22 per day Veteran suicide rate. Created an outdoor display consisting of 22 individual Soldier silhoettes and exceeded his goal of displaying in 22 different locations over 22 days. In addition to erecting the displays, he brought further awareness to the community via press releases to local publications and the American Legion online newsletter.
AS A SOUGHT OUT INSTRUCTOR, HE FACILITATED DISCUSSIONS FOR 77 STAFF AND SELRES SAILORS IN BYSTANDER INTERVENTION, SUICIDE PREVENTION, AND NAVY PRIDE AND PROFESSIONALISM.