Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC)
Rural Aftercare Social Worker
July 2016 — Present
As a rural aftercare coordinator (RAC) I work with various departments with in Alaska Native Medical Center to provide assessment and follow up care planning for patients who have attempted suicide or are at high risk for suicide due to history of suicide ideation. Upon discharge I will work with the patient and their support network to provide resources and therapeutic support upon their return home to their rural community. Patients are within RAC services for a year following discharge from ANMC.
I coordinate and lead the Zero Suicide Initiative team for the Alaska Native Health Campus, planning and coordinating meetings, trainings, assessment and evaluation of organizational policies and oversee the implementation of the organizational plan.