WellStar School of Nursing

Jamie Lee

Jamie C. Lee, DNP, PMHCNS-BC, RN

WellStar School of Nursing

Office: HS 3009

Phone: 470-578-6938

Email: jlee1@kennesaw.edu


For complete CV, please click on a link: ( Word / PDF )


Academic Degrees




Doctor of Nursing Practice

Medical College of Georgia




Psychiatric Nursing

Georgia State University  





Kennesaw State University




Dental Hygiene

Columbus State University





WellStar College of Health & Human Services 2012 Distinguished Professional Service


Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society in Nursing, inducted 1999


Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology, inducted 1996


Golden Key National Honor Society, inducted 1995

Professional Experience





Senior Lecturer, Kennesaw State University


2004- 2010

Lecturer, Kennesaw State University



Temporary Instructor, Kennesaw State University



Clinical Instructor, Kennesaw State University


Psychiatric Nursing:


2009- present

Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, KSU Community Clinic located at MUST Ministries


2001 – Present

Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, The Center for Pastoral Care and Counseling, Mt. Paran North Church of God


2008 – 2010

Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta



Recent Professional Activities




August 2011-present: participating in a Faculty Learning Community “Interdisciplinary Teaching and Practice at the KSU Community Health Clinic” with Nursing, Social Work and Human Services Faculty. We were awarded a CETL grant to explore policy and practice methods to enhance interdisciplinary teaching and improve patient care at the clinic.


November 2011: Co-authored “WSON Guidelines for Review, Promotion and Post-Promotion Review of Lecturer” and it is now included in the WSON

Faculty Handbook


March 2010: Authored online module for RNs for Elsevier/Mosby Books: “MH_022: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Adolescent Patients.”


December 2009: Edited book “The Friendly Enemy” written by Lorraine Fast. The book discusses the issues of childhood sexual abuse and pedophilia. The book is currently in submission for publication.




International Conferences

April 2008: International Society of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses Annual Conference – Poster presentation: “Implementing the Children of Divorce Intervention Program (CODIP) in a Community Setting”

January 2008: Sigma Theta Tau Annual Research Symposium – Poster presentation: “The Power of Knowledge through Connections: Implementing an Annual Research Day”


Regional Conferences

October 2008: Contraceptive Technologies: Quest for Excellence Conference – Podium Presentation, Invited: “Stress, Crisis and Depression in Teens: What Can We Do to Help?”


State Conferences

April 2010: Northwest Chapter of the Georgia Nurses Association “Violence in Our Society” Conference – Podium presentation: “Violence, Abuse and Neglect Involving Children”

May 2008: North Georgia Health District Conference – Podium presentation: “Adolescent Development and Communication Considerations”

September 2007: United Advanced Practice Nurses Conference - Poster presentation:  “Implementing the Children of Divorce Intervention Program (CODIP) in a Community Setting”

November 2005: Georgia Christian Counselors Association Fall Conference – Podium PresentatioN: “Introduction to Play Therapy”


Local Conferences


March 2012: Presented training for the counseling staff at Families First, Atlanta, GA “Psychotropic Medication Side Effects: Information for Therapists & Caregivers”


March 2012: Co-Instructor for “Psychological First Aid” course for the Metro-Atlanta Chapter of the American Red Cross


Professional Service


The Profession

  • 2008 – 2009: Served on the Doctor of Nursing Practice committee for a Medical College of Georgia DNP student implementing a suicide assessment in the KSU Health Clinic.
  • 2006 – 2007: Provided supervision for a Master of Science in Nursing graduate who was gathering supervised practice hours to sit for the ANCC certification exam in Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing.
  • 2003 – 2004:  Provided clinical supervision for a Master of Science in Psychiatric Nursing CNS student from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 

The Community

  • 2003 – Present: American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health volunteer – Provider of mental health services to victims of disaster, e. g. Hurricane Katrina, tornadoes, flooding, etc.
  • 2000 – Present: Kingdom Communities, Inc. Board Member – KCI is a faith-based organization that is working to build a therapeutic ranch for children and adolescents who are in State or Department of Juvenile Justice custody.
  • 2008, 2009, 2010 Provider Mental Health Screening and Referrals at health fairs  for underprivileged children and adults at Hickory Lakes Apartment Complex
  • 2001 – 2011: Hope Minister at Mt. Paran North Church of God – provided care and counsel for individuals and families in crisis
  • 1999 - 2001 volunteered as a provider of individual counseling and play therapy for children and adolescents at Mt. Paran North Church of God.



Global Professional Service

  • 2012: Medical Mission trip to Puerto Rico
  • 2011: Medical Mission Trip to Ayacucho, Peru
  • 2008: Medical Mission Trip to Chincha, Peru
  • 2007: Medical Mission Trip to the Dominican Republic  
  • 2001: Medical Mission Trip to Rio Chico, Venezuela
  • 2000: Medical Mission Trip to Ayacucho, Peru
  • 1999: Medical Mission Trip to Barquisimeto, Venezuela



Professional Interests



  • Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing
    • Counseling and Medication Management for Adults
    • Counseling for Children and Adolescents
  • Play Therapy
  • Addiction &  Substance Abuse
  • Disaster Mental Health
  • Global Medical Mission Trips
  • Nursing in Faith Communities



Teaching Responsibilities



Courses Taught:

  • NU 3314 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
  • NU 4412 Community Health Nursing  (clinical one semester only)

Guest Lectures:

  • NU 7715 – (Multiple times)- Participated in a panel discussion for Graduate students on the Roles of Advanced Practice Nurses as an APRN and an Educator
  • NU 4490  Nursing in Faith Communities – (Multiple times) lecture “Promoting Mental Health in Faith Communities”
  • Training to WSON faculty on the WSON Chemical Abuse Policy
  • NU 8854 – (Multiple times) Participated in panel discussion for Graduate students on the Roles of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
  • NU 4490 Disaster and Emergency Nursing (three times): “Crisis Intervention and Interagency Roles”
  • NU 4412 Community Health Nursing (once): “Compassion Fatigue”
  • KSU RTM Institute for Ethics and Character Lunch and Learn: “Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports: An Ethical Controversy” (once)
  • NU 3302 Professionalism & Ethics in Nursing, Guest speaker: Conducted debriefing for students and discussion of grief/loss issues following completion of their End-of-Life Projects (twice)

Supervision and Mentoring:

In collaboration with the KSU School of Social Work, clinical supervision and mentoring of KSU Masters of Social Work student interns is provided at the KSU Community Clinic at MUST Ministries, including internship instruction in assessing and diagnosing emotional disturbance or mental illness and making appropriate referrals for ongoing care.


For complete CV, please click on a link: ( Word / PDF )