Focused toward quality mental healthcare. Invested in support and education for individuals and their families impacted by impairment in mental life. Helping persons feel confident and safe in seeking help and having a positive experience of care.
My professional career includes 5 years of med-surg, step down cardiac/telemetry and 22+ years of psychiatric nursing, including progressive leadership and management.
Board certified in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing since 2004.
Crisis Prevention Institute Certified instructor for Non-violent Crisis Intervention 1999-2002, 2012-2016
Preventive Management of Disruptive Behavior (PMDB) instructor 2015-2020
member of America psychiatric nursing association (APNA)2012-current
CITI Collaborative Training -June 2012-2017
Member of Academy on Violence and Abuse, 2018 avahealth.org
Whole Health 101 instructor 2018
Whole Health TCMLH facilitator/partner support