Defense Logistics Agency
Social Worker | Family Advocacy Program
November 2016 — Present
Contribute to force readiness and mission accomplishment by providing resources and coordinating training to senior leaders, and other stakeholders to use for the prevention and treatment of family violence programs through primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention programs.
BEST PRACTICES AND POLICY DEVELOPMENT: Author agency Memorandums of Agreement (MOA), Understanding (MOU) and program Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). Update agency policy to reflect changes in local, national law and Department of Defense policy.
SERVICE COORDINATION: Coordinate extensively with local service providers, law enforcement, medical service providers and military officials from all services. Able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of laws, regulations and service delivery related to Family Services in the uniformed services and civilian communities.
TRAINING AND RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT: Develop content, professional trainings, articles, informational resources, memorandums and presentations for senior leaders and agency staff. Assess organizational needs and create products to meet areas of deficiency. Spearhead creation of a library of web-based resources for patrons and agency staff. Implement agency-wide required annual training.
• Developed a full-scope prevention education training program including print materials, webinar, and in-person professional development courses.
• Authored specialized training on “Civility in the Workplace” and implemented to over 800 Department of Defense employees and United States service members from each branch of the uniformed services.
• Fully revised the “Child Abuse Prevention, Identification, and Reporting” training that is implemented to installation leadership, tenant commanders and all Child and Youth Program staff
• Implemented changes to the monthly educational programming that resulted in a 400% increase in attendance and participation.