Sunday, October 14

1:00 PM

REGISTRATION OPENS

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

1:00 PM

TRADESHOW AND POSTER SET UP

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Monday, October 15

8:00 AM

REGISTRATION OPENS

8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

8:00 AM

TRADESHOW AND POSTER SET UP

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

8:30 AM

BREAKFAST

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

OPENING PLENARY

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

The Honourable Ralph Goodale

The Honourable Ralph Goodale
Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Ralph Goodale, is the Member of Parliament for the Regina-Wascana.

Raised on a family farm near Wilcox, Saskatchewan, and educated at both the University of Regina (BA-71) and the University of Saskatchewan (LLB-72), Ralph Goodale has practical experience ...

Stéphane Lauzon

Stéphane Lauzon
Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence

On December 7, 2015, the Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau named Stéphane as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Sports and Persons with Disabilities. After working at Canadian International Paper in the 1980s, Stéphane Lauzon decided to return to school in 1992 to complete a teaching certificate and then worked in the ...

Big Data Panel

Over the last 10 years, interest in big data research has grown exponentially; its size and parameters present new horizons for what can be accomplished at the intersection of big data and health research. Forum 2018 presents an exciting opportunity to host a panel discussion on approaches to big data in the context of military, Veteran, and family health research. During this discussion, panelists will debunk myths of big data research and demonstrate how big data provides value and impact in military, Veteran, and family health research.

Cathy Boscarino, PhD

Cathy Boscarino, PhD

Defence Scientist for Defence Research and Development Canada in the Operational Health and Performance Section. She is also the Vice-Chair of the Human Research Ethics committee and Group Leader of Military Health Group.

Lisa Patton, PhD

Lisa Patton, PhD

Lisa Patton, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist, is a Director of Behavioral Health Research and Policy at IBM Watson Health with more than twenty years of experience in the behavioral health industry. For nearly two decades she has directed large interdisciplinary teams and managed large-scale budgets in the areas ...

Dr. Alex Singer

Dr. Alex Singer

Dr. Alex Singer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba where he leads the Quality Improvement and Informatics curriculum. He is the Network Director of the Manitoba Primary Care Research Network (part of the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network) and ...

11:00 AM

BREAK

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

MORNING PLENARY

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Rear-Admiral H.C. Edmundson, OMM, MSM, CD

Rear-Admiral H.C. Edmundson, OMM, MSM, CD
Deputy Commander of Military Personnel Command and Assistant to the Chief of Military Personnel

Rear-Admiral (RAdm) Haydn Edmundson joined the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) in 1983 under the Officer Candidate Training Program. Soon after basic officer training in Chilliwack, BC he commenced his RCN training at the Naval Officers Training Centre (NOTC) in Esquimalt, BC.

Having completed his initial training in 1984, RAdm ...

Dr. Benjamin Dunkley - The ‘invisible’ injuries of PTSD: Current and future directions

Dr. Benjamin Dunkley - The ‘invisible’ injuries of PTSD: Current and future directions

Clinical Associate – MEG Research, Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Scientist, Neurosciences & Mental Health, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Medical Imaging, University of Toronto
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Optometry and Vision Science, University of Waterloo

Research Interests: functional imaging (MEG), clinical ...

12:30 PM

LUNCH

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

12:30 PM

WORKSHOP 1

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

“I’ve Done a Terrible Thing”: Group-based Soul Repair After Severe Moral Injury

Workshop Hosts:

Dr. Marv Westwood, PhD. Professor Emeritus, Department of Counselling Psychology, University of British Columbia

Sara Lapsley, MA, PhD student, Department of Psychology, Carleton University

Cpl. Tim Garthside (Ret'd), BA student, School of Social Work, University of Victoria

Curt Shelton, MA, Counsellor, British Columbia Institute of Technology

Lin Langley, MA, Faculty, Department of Language, Literature, and Performing Arts, Douglas College

1:15 PM

FEATURED LUNCH PRESENTATION

1:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Lieutenant-General (ret) The Honorable Roméo A. Dallaire

Lieutenant-General (ret) The Honorable Roméo A. Dallaire

General Roméo Dallaire is founder of the Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative, a global partnership with the mission to end the recruitment and use of child soldiers. A celebrated advocate for human rights, General Dallaire is also a respected author, government and UN advisor, and former Canadian Senator. ...

2:00 PM

CONCURRENT SESSION 1

2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

 

1A

Serving Members

Room: Trentino

Care of Ill & Injured Members

1B

Serving Members

Room: Tuscany

Pharmacology & Substance Use

1C

Veterans

Room: Campania

Suicide, Risk Factors & Prevention

1D

Public Safety Personnel

Room: Novara

Mental Health

1E

Family

Room: Lombardy

Culture & Health Services

2:00-2:20

Jennifer Lee, PhD

1A01

The Experiences of Occupational Therapists Working with Canadian Armed Force Members and Veterans (1 of 5)

Maya Roth, PhD

1B01

Utilizing Pharmacogenetics to Enhance Personalized Psychiatric Care for Treatment-seeking Canadian Armed Forces Veterans

Jim Thompson, MD

1C01

Life Course Well-being Framework for Suicide Prevention in Canadian Armed Forces Veterans

R. Nicholas Carleton, PhD

1D01

Canadian Public Safety Personnel Health Research: Ongoing results from the 2017 pan-Canadian survey

Rachel Gribble, PhD

1E01

Definitions of Military Families in Mental Health Research

2:20-2:40

Julie Coulthard, PhD

1A02

The Soldier On Program: Identifying the right time for participation following an injury or illness (2 of 5)

Sean Meredith, PharmD

1B02

Prevalence of Prescription Opioid use amongst Canadian Armed Forces Members in 2016: A claims data analysis

David Pedlar, PhD

1C02

Results of a Pilot to Engage a Whole-of-Community Approach to Suicide Prevention

Vivien Lee, PhD

1D02

Optimizing Success in the Return-to-work Process for First Responders

Heidi Cramm, PhD

1E02

Delivering Health Care to Children and Youth in Military Families: Current knowledge and needs of Canadian paediatricians

2:40-3:00

Carina Daugherty, MA

1A03

Exploring Canadian Armed Forces Members’ Awareness of Programs Available to Ill and Injured Members by Rank Group, Years of Service, and Component (3 of 5)

Robert Hawes, MSc

1B03

An Overview of Addiction Diagnoses in Canadian Armed Forces Personnel using Electronic Health Records

Linda VanTil, MSc

1C03

The 2017 Veteran Suicide Mortality Study: Estimating the magnitude of suicide in Canada’s Armed Forces Veteran Population

Sarah Turner, MSc

1D03

Exposure to Mental Health Training and Mental Health Resilience, Knowledge and Stigma among Canadian Public Safety Personnel

Linna Tam-Seto, PhD

1E03

Healthcare Providers and Culturally Competent Care for Canadian Military and Veteran Families

3:00-3:20

Alla Skomorovsky, PhD

1A04

Qualitative Study Results: Well-being of spouses of ill or injured military members and Veterans (4 of 5)

Kirsten Barnes, MD

1B04

Use of Mass Antibiotic Prophylaxis for an Outbreak of Group A Streptococcus among Canadian Armed Forces Military Recruits

Christopher Gill, BS

1C04

Operation Deep Dive: Preliminary lessons from a longitudinal study of community risk factors for suicide and death from self-harm among Veterans

Tamara Taillieau, MSc

1D04

Traumatic Exposures, Occupational Stressors, and Mental Disorder Symptoms among Canadian Public Safety Personnel

Linna Tam-Seto, PhD

1E04

Military and Veteran Family Cultural Competency Model: A framework for health care providers

3:20-3:40

Sanela Dursun, PhD

1A05

An Analysis of Well-being among Spouses of Recently Medically Released Veterans Using the Canadian Armed Forces Transition and Well-being Survey (5 of 5)

Diane Lu, MD, PhD

1B05

Adverse Events following Mass Antibiotic Prophylaxis during a Group A Streptococcus Outbreak among Canadian Armed Forces Recruits

Jim Thompson, MD

1C05

Difficult Adjustment to Civilian Life, Suicidal Ideation and Sense of Group Identity in Canadian Armed Forces Veterans: Life After Service Studies 2016 Survey

Sarah Turner, MSc

1D05

Child Maltreatment, Career-related Trauma and Suicidal Behaviours among Canadian Public Safety Personnel

Deborah Norris, PhD

1E05

Military Family Resilience/y: An environmental scan of programs and services

3:45 PM

BREAK

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

4:15 PM

CONCURRENT SESSION 2

4:15 PM - 5:35 PM

 

2A

Serving Members

Room: Trentino

Mental Health Programs

2B

Serving Members

Room: Tuscany

Musculoskeletal Injuries & Rehabilitation

2C

Veterans

Room: Campania

Transition Needs & Services

2D

Public Safety Personnel

Room: Novara

Resilience

2E

Family

Room: Lombardy

Mental Health & Well-being

4:15-4:35

Elizabeth Rolland-Harris, PhD

2A01

The Evolution of Suicide Surveillance in the Canadian Armed Forces: From counting deaths to helping prevent them

Koren Teo, MHSc

2B01

Preliminary Results from the Correlation between Analgesics & Long-term Function Study Following Ankle Sprains Study

Duncan Shields, PhD

2C01

The Shaping Purpose Military to Civilian Life Transition Study and Program Evaluation

Elizabeth Andres, MSc

2D01

Fit for Public Safety: Informing attitudes and practices tied to the hiring of public safety professional (1 of 4)

Andrea Stelnicki, PhD

2E01

Examining the Relationship Between Parent Mental Health and Children’s Academic Performance in Canadian Military Families

4:35-4:55

Alexandra Heber MD

2A02

Preventing Suicide in Veterans: Highlights from the CAF-VAC Joint Suicide Prevention Strategy

Eric Robitaille, PhD

2B02

Can a Knowledge Translation Intervention Improve the Evidence-based Management of Ankle Sprains by Canadian Armed Forces Physiotherapists?

Joel Watson, MA (Cand)

2C02

Re-establishment to Career, Home and Community: The critical forgotten factor of successful veterans transition

R. Nicholas Carleton, PhD

2D02

Working it Out: Public safety personnel and their coping strategies for dealing with occupational stress (2 of 4)

Catherine Mogil, PsyD

2E02

Strategies to Enhance Resilience in Military Families: Lessons learned from the FOCUS program

4:55-5:15

Heather Stuart, PhD

2A03

#HERE4U Military Edition: A work in progress

Daniel Cousineau-Short, MPH (Cand)

2B03

Fractures in the Canadian Armed Forces: A bias-adjusted analysis of cause, operational impact and cost

Ryan Van Slyke, BS

2C03

Communities Serve: A Systematic Review of Need Assessments on U.S. Veteran and Military-connected Family Populations

Linna Tam-Seto, PhD

2D03

Persistent Exposure to Trauma: The impact of potentially traumatic events on the mental health of Canadian public safety personnel (3 of 4)

Andrea Stelnicki, PhD

2E03

How Military Life Impacts Academic Indicators for Military-connected Children

5:15-5:35

Feroz Chaudhry, MA

2A04

Occupation Specific Mental Resilience Training for Air Engineer Control/Operators (AEC/AEC Op)

Dan Trudel, MSc

2B04

Trunk Muscle Activation Patterns are Different between Individuals with and without Clinical Instability During a Complex Leg-lifting Exercise Task

OPEN DISCUSSION

Heidi Cramm, PhD

2D04

Behind the Frontlines: Exploring the mental health and help-seeking behaviours of public safety personnel who work to support frontline operations (4 of 4)

OPEN DISCUSSION

5:35 PM

FORUM DAY 1 ENDS

6:00 PM

STUDENT AND POST-DOCTORAL ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE NETWORKING EVENT
SPONSORED BY WOUNDED WARRIORS CANADA

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This event will provide an opportunity for students and post-docs to get to know one another, learn about the various student activities ongoing at CIMVHR, and create connections with colleagues in their field. Students who have a research interest in military, Veteran and family health and well-being should plan to attend.

Tuesday, October 16

7:00 AM

REGISTRATION OPENS

7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

7:30 AM

WORKSHOP 2

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Homewood Research Institute: Building a National Network and Establishing Collaborative Partnerships in Trauma Research

Workshop Hosts:

Dr. Margaret McKinnon, PhD, C Psych. (Primary Contact)
Homewood Research Chair in Mental Health and Trauma
Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University
Psychologist, Mood Disorders Program
St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton

Dr. Roy Cameron, PhD, FCAHS
Executive Director, Homewood Research Institute
Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Dr. Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Director PTSD Research Unit, Western University
Harris-Woodman Chair in Mind-Body Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University
Homewood Associate Clinical Scientist

7:30 AM

WORKSHOP 3

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Female Veterans: What do we know and where do we go from here?

Workshop Hosts:

Dr. Maya Eichler, Ph.D.
Canada Research Chair in Social Innovation and Community Engagement
Assistant Professor, Political Studies and Women's Studies
Mount Saint Vincent University

Michelle Morrison
Veterans Affairs Canada

Ms. MaryBeth MacLean, MA
Senior Policy Advisor, Veterans Affairs Canada

8:00 AM

BREAKFAST

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

9:00 AM

MORNING PLENARY

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Dr. James MacKillop

Dr. James MacKillop

Peter Boris Chair in Addictions Research Director, Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton Co-Director, Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences McMaster University

10:00 AM

BREAK

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

CONCURRENT SESSION 3

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

 

3A

Serving Members

Room: Trentino

Occupational Injuries & Rehabilitation

3B

Serving Members

Room: Tuscany

Moral Injury

3C

Veterans

Room: Campania

Health & Well-being

3D

Public Safety Personnel

Room: Novara

Mental & Occupational Health

3E

Family

Room: Lombardy

Military Families & Community

10:30-10:50

Luc Hébert, PhD

3A01

Upper Extremity Neuromuscular Training Program on the Shoulder Function of Military Members with a Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy: The lessons learned and the way ahead

Kate St. Cyr, MSc

3B01

Qualitative Investigation of Moral Injury: Perspectives from Canadian mental health care providers (1 of 4)

Linda VanTil, MSc

3C01

Chronic Conditions in Veterans: Life After Service Studies 2016

David McBride, PhD

3D01

Understanding Early Influences on the Retention and Satisfaction of Volunteer Firefighters: A protocol

Lynda Manser, MMgt

3E01

Canadian Military Families

10:50-11:10

Laura Bogaert, PhD (Cand)

3A02

Measured Hearing Loss and Self-reported Hearing Problems among Canadian Armed Forces Regular Force Personnel

Kate St. Cyr, MSc

3B02

A Scoping Review of Treatment Modalities for Moral Injury (2 of 4)

Jason Carr, PhD

3C02

Supporting Veterans’ Engagement in Personally Meaningful Activity Later in the Course of Treatment for an Operational Stress Injury: Experiences and outcomes from the MySELF group

Duncan Shields, PhD

3D02

Design and Evaluation of a First Responder Resiliency Program

Rachael Gribble, PhD

3E02

The Health and Well-being of Young People from UK Naval Families during Non-deployment Related Family Separations

11:10-11:30

Laura Bogaert, PhD (Cand)

3A03

Hearing fitness among CAF Regular Force personnel: Measured hearing loss and the associated medical categories

Maya Roth, PhD

3B03

Addressing Deployment-related Moral Injury with Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: A case review of a Canadian Veteran of the war in Afghanistan (3 of 4)

Debbie Whitney, PhD

3C03

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy with Mindfulness Classes for Active and Retired Military and RCMP with Operational Stress Injuries

Joy MacDermid, PhD

3D03

A Qualitative Study on Firefighters´ Work Health Priorities

Lynda Manser, MMgt

3E03

Assessing the Needs of Canadian Armed Forces Communities

11:30-11:50

Françoise Thériault, MSc

3A04

Epidemiology of Neck and Back Pain in the Canadian Armed Forces: A 4-year study of electronic medical record data

Maya Roth, PhD

3B04

Deployment Experiences as Potentially Morally Injurious Events, and their Impact on Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Depressive Disorder Symptom Severity (4 of 4)

Alain Poirier, OCAD

3C04

Profile of Female and Male Veterans in Canada

Donald McCreary, PhD

3D04

Comparing Occupational Stressors and the Mental Health of Male and Female Canadian Correctional Officers.

Emma Long, PhD (Cand)

3E04

Army Partners: The perspectives and experiences of accessing formal and informal support

11:50-12:10

David Brookes, MSc

3A05

Comprehensive Degradation Assessment of Laser Eye Protection use in the Canadian Forces

Deniz Fikretoglu, PhD

3B05

Mental Health Service use in Canadian Armed Forces Members at Risk for Moral Injury

Randall Boyes, MSc

3C05

Diabetes Prevalence in Canadian Veterans

Tara Kajaks, PhD

3D05

The Extra Burden: Accounting for external firefighter loads using digital human modeling for ergonomic assessments

Rachael Gribble, PhD

3E05

Perceptions of Family Functioning and Well-being among UK Naval Spouses During Non-operational Family Separations

12:10-12:30

OPEN DISCUSSION

David Dytynyshyn, PhD (Cand)

3B06

Heaven to Earth: An empirical, phenomenological, and theological contribution to understanding Canadian CF-18 fighter pilot air-to-ground combat experiences (Operation IMPACT)

Teresa Pound, BSc

3C06

Measuring the Well-being of Veterans

Rachel Krakauer, BS

3D06

When is Knowledge Power: Mental health knowledge, stigma, and service use among public safety groups

Lynda Manser, MMgt

3E06

The Posting Relocation Experiences of Military Families

12:30 PM

LUNCH / SCIENTIFIC SHOWCASE AND NETWORKING SESSION (POSTER SESSION)

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

CONCURRENT SESSION 4

2:30 PM - 4:10 PM

 

4A

Serving Members

Room: Trentino

Prevention, Treatment & Disease

4B

Serving Members & Veterans

Room: Tuscany

Mental Health Disorders & Interventions

4C

Veterans

Room: Campania

Perceptions & Correlates of Health Service & Policy

4D

Public Safety Personnel

Room: Novara

Sex & Gender Differences in Mental Health

4E

Family

Room: Lombardy

Well-being of Children in Military Families

2:30-2:50

Colleen Forestier, MD

4A01

Emergency Medicine in the Canadian Armed Forces: Is the evolution of a new clinical specialty inevitable?

Jitender Sareen, MD

4B01

2018 Canadian Armed Forces Members and Veterans Mental Health Survey

Cheryl Forchuk, PhD

4C01

The State of Knowledge on Homelessness among Women Veterans: A systematic review of the literature

Stephanie Korol, MSc

4D01

Sex and Cognitive Risk Factors Explain Variance in Police Mental Health Symptoms (1 of 4)

Alla Skomorovsky, PhD

4E01

NATO HFM-258 Impact of Military Life on Children from Military Families (1 of 5)

2:50-3:10

Mark DaCambra, MD

4A02

Utilization Profile of the Canadian-led Coalition Role 2 Medical Treatment Facility in Iraq: The growing requirement for multinational interoperability

Don Richardson, MD

4B02

PTSD and Associated Risk Factors in Mental Health Treatment-seeking Canadian Armed Forces Veterans

David Albright, PhD

4C02

How U.S. News Media Frame Military Veterans on Twitter

Julia Mason, MA

4D02

Social Support and Sleep Quality Mediate Sex Differences in PTSD, Depression, and Generalized Anxiety Symptom Severity in Canadian Police Officers (2 of 4)

Lyndon Riviere, PhD

4E02

Civilian Children Well-being: Providing the context for research on the well-being of military children (2 of 5)

3:10-3:30

Kiyuri Naicker, PhD

4A03

Cervical Cancer Screening in the Canadian Armed Forces: An estimation of screening participation rates Using the CF HERO surveillance system

Candice Monson, PhD

4B03

Developing an Internet Delivered Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment for Traumatic Stress-Related Injuries

Lorraine Smith-MacDonald, PhD (Cand)

4C03

Veterans’ Perspectives on Operational Stress Injuries: Personal and environmental influences

Kelsey Vig, BA

4D03

Sex Differences in PTSD Symptom Patterns of Public Safety Personnel After Controlling for Sexual Violence (3 of 4)

Alla Skomorovsky, PhD

4E03

Development of a Model of Well-being for Children from Military Families in NATO Countries (3 of 5)

3:30-3:50

Michael Strawson, MD

4A04

On a Systematic Approach to Physician Retention: A proposed Canadian Armed Forces Medical Officer retention framework

Ewout van Dort & Eric Vermetten, MD, PhD

4B04

Project ERIC: Exposure based rehabilitation in immersive contexts – A novel high-tech way to personalize exposure-based treatment of PTSD

Mary Beth MacLean, MA

4C04

Pre- and Post-Release Income of Regular Force Veterans: Life After Service Studies 2016

Sarah Britto, PhD

4D04

Trauma on TV: Gendered responses to critical incidents on Canadian police procedurals (4 of 4)

Catherine Mogil, PsyD

4E04

NATO HFM-258 Impact of Military Life on Children from Military Families: A review of family programs (4 of 5)

3:50-4:10

Robert Hawes, MSc

4A05

Battle Injury, Non-battle Injury and Disease among Canadian Armed Forces Personnel in Afghanistan, 2004-2012: A novel program of operational and population health research

Peter Beliveau, MSc

4B05

Are Personnel with a Past History of Mental Disorders Disproportionately Vulnerable to the Effects of Occupational Trauma? A cross-sectional study of Canadian military personnel

OPEN DISCUSSION

Zeinab Ramadan, MSc

4D05

The Interrelationships of Personality, Public Safety Personnel Occupations, and Sex

Antje Bühler, PhD

4E05

An Integrative Review of Measures Assessing the Well-being of Children from Military Families (5 of 5)

4:10 PM

BREAK

4:10 PM - 4:40 PM

4:40 PM

CONCURRENT SESSION 5

4:40 PM - 6:00 PM

 

5A

Serving Members

Room: Trentino

Triage, Health Indicators & Caring for Our People

5B

Serving Members

Room: Tuscany

Blood

5C

Veterans

Room: Campania

Mental Health & Well-being

5D

Public Safety Personnel

Room: Novara

General Health

5E

Family

Room: Lombardy

Mental Health

4:40-5:00

Colleen Forestier, MD

5A01

Damage Control Resuscitation: Enhancing survivability of Canadian Armed Forces members on the battlefield

Kaighley Brett, MD

5B01

Microparticle and Interleukin (IL)-1β Production Associated with Human High Pressure Exposures

Margaret McKinnon, PhD

5C01

Enhancing Cognitive Performance in Military Members, Veterans and First Responders with Mental Health Difficulties

Andrew Szeto, PhD

5D01

A Meta-analysis of Road to Mental Readiness Outcomes and Meta-regression of Outcome Predictors

Heidi Cramm, PhD

5E01

Mental Health of Canadian Children Growing Up in Military Families: A qualitative study examining the perspective of service providers

5:00-5:20

Robert Hawes, MSc

5A02

Canadian Armed Forces Health Indicators Report 2018, Part I: Objectives, methods and results from chronic disease and musculoskeletal injury

Scott MacLean, MD

5B02

Modifications to Standard Massive Transfusion Protocols in the Deployed Setting

Alexander Singer, MB BAO BCh

5C02

Defining Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Primary Care: Veterans and military families

Stephanie Knaak, PhD

5D02

A Key Informants Study of Road to Mental Readiness

Heidi Cramm, PhD

5E02

Mental Health of Canadian Children Growing Up in Military Families: A qualitative study - child perspective

5:20-5:40

Robert Hawes, MSc

5A03

Canadian Armed Forces Health Indicators Report 2018, Part II: Medical readiness, behavioural health and health resource use

Christian Kastrup, PhD

5B03

Developing Resilient Platelets for Transfusions Associated with Trauma Induced Coagulopathy

Drew Helmer, MD

5C03

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder is not Associated with Bronchodilator Response in Post-9/11 Veterans

Tatyana Mollayeva, MD, PhD

5D03

Refreshing Sleep before and after Work-related Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Sex differences

Deborah Norris, PhD

5E03

The Mental Health and Well-being of Families of Canadian Armed Forces Veterans with Operational Stress Injuries through the Military-to-civilian Transition: Implications for program and policy development

5:40-6:00

Anne-Marie Lambert, BSc

5A04

Still CAREN: Still caring

James Baylis, PhD

5B04

Tranexamic Acid Applied Topically with Self-propelling Particles Stops Bleeding

Rebecca Rhead, PhD

5C04

The Prevalence and Severity of Mental Health Disorders in UK Veterans and Non-veterans

OPEN DISCUSSION

Shannon Hill, Med

5E04

Canadian Secondary School Professionals Awareness of the Needs of Military-connected Children

6:00 PM

SESSIONS END

6:30 PM

NETWORKING RECEPTION

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

(Off Site)
More details coming soon!

Wednesday, October 17

7:30 AM

REGISTRATION OPENS

7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

7:30 AM

WORKSHOP 4

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Relocation and the Military Family

Workshop Host:

Dr. Heidi Cramm
Associate Scientist, Strategic Initiatives, CIMVHR

7:30 AM

WORKSHOP 5

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Future Battlefield Medicine

Workshop Host:

LCol Andrew Beckett, MD
Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, McGill University

7:30 AM

WORKSHOP 6

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Military, Veteran and First Responder Suicide -- Research Challenges and Opportunities

Workshop Hosts:

Dr. Jim Thompson, MD
Research Medical Advisor, Veteran Affairs Canada

Dr. Alexandra Heber, MD FRCPC CCPE
Chief of Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Canada‎

8:00 AM

BREAKFAST

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

MORNING PLENARY

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

COL Andrew P. Cap, MS, MD, PhD, FACP

COL Andrew P. Cap, MS, MD, PhD, FACP
Chairman, Coagulation & Blood Research, US Army Institute of Surgical Research Hematology-Oncology Consultant to the US Army Surgeon General

COL Cap (André) is originally from Easton, Pennsylvania. He received his BA cum laude from Harvard University where he studied Government. He earned an MS in Technology and Policy from MIT, where he received the Kann Rasmussen Scholarship. He worked in management and policy consulting before enrolling in the Boston ...

9:45 AM

BREAK

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

CONCURRENT SESSION 6

10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

 

6A

Serving Members

Room: Trentino

Challenges with Sexual Behaviours

6B

Serving Members

Room: Tuscany

General Well-being throughout the Military Career

6C

Veterans

Room: Campania

Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR)

6D

Public Safety Personnel

Room: Novara

Mental and Occupational Health

6E

Family

Room: Lombardy

Symposium Round Table

10:15-10:35

Heather McCuaig Edge, PhD

6A01

Risk Propensity and Sexual Behaviours in Canadian Armed Forces Recruits

Dave Blackburn, PhD

6B01

A Longitudinal Qualitative Research Study of Well-being for Canadian Armed Forces Members during the Military-to-civilian Transition: A study protocol

Suzanne Bailey, MSW

6C01

Ten years of R2MR: How the Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR) program has evolved from 2008-2018

Rose Ricciardelli, PhD

6D01

Correctional Staff Challenges: The issue of job stress

Col. (Retd) Russell Mann, Senior Advisor

6E01

Vanier Institute for the Family

Research to Practice through Partnerships and Community Collaborations

10:35-10:55

Kathryn Ellis, MOT

6A02

Sexuality and Intimacy Rehabilitation for the Military Population: A case series

George Everly, PhD

6B02

Two-factor Formulation of Human Stress: Immunity and resilience

Deniz Fikretoglu, PhD

6C02

Interim (Mid-way) Results from a Group Randomized Control Trial to Test the Efficacy of the Road to Mental Readiness Program at Basic Military Qualification (1 of 4)

Donald McCreary, PhD

6D02

Views and Opinions Regarding Mental Illness and Treatment in Canadian Correctional Workers

10:55-11:15

Mohammad Hajizadeh, PhD

6A03

Risk Factors Associated with Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces: Does it vary by sex and environmental command?

Diane Lu, MD, PhD

6B03

The Canadian Armed Forces Health Survey: What do we need know about it?

Deniz Fikretoglu, PhD

6C03

The Effects of Intervention Fidelity on Efficacy in the Group Randomized Control Trial of the Road to Mental Readiness Program at Basic Military Qualification (2 of 4)

Rose Ricciardelli, PhD

6D03

Experiences of Trauma: Implications for the health and well-being of provincial correctional officers working in Atlantic Canada (3 of 4)

11:15-11:55

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION

Madeleine D’Agata, PhD

6B04

Post-deployment Reintegration Satisfaction Among Primary Army Reservists

Deniz Fikretoglu, PhD

6C04

Improving Adherence to the Standard Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR) Content in the Group Randomized Control Trial of R2MR at Basic Military Qualification (3 of 4)

Donald McCreary, PhD

6D04

Comparing Occupational Stressors and the Mental Health of Male and Female Canadian Firefighters (4 of 4)

11:35-11:55

Chelsea Jones, MSc

6B05

Brain Bootcamp: An integrated behavioral health intervention for military members with reduced executive cognitive functioning

Suzanne Bailey, MSW

6C05

Putting Knowledge into Action in the Group Randomized Control Trial of the Road to Mental Readiness: The perspective of knowledge users (4 of 4)

Stephen Czarnuch, PhD

6D05

Toward the Development of a National Technology Platform for the Delivery of Internet Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Public Safety Personnel

12:15 PM

AWARDS CEREMONY

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM

LUNCH

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

FORUM 2018 ENDS

Poster Presenters

Last Name First Name Degree Affiliation Presentation Title Poster # Presentation Time
Albright David PhD University of Alabama Development and Evaluation of the Expressions of Moral Injury Scale: Military version
P145
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Angehrn Andreanne BA University of Regina Sleep Quality of Canadian Public Safety Personnel and Its Relationship with Mental Disorder Symptoms
P162
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Auger Edouard MD Université Laval To What Extent have Dog Training Schools been Successful in Pairing Veterans with Psychiatric Service Dogs?
P152
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Bae Ryan Junhan BSc Department of National Defence Comparing CAF Members and Civilian User Experience of the R2MR Mobile Application
P125
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Baek Min BSc (Student) University of Calgary The lived experience of first responder families: Risks of stress, mental illness, and familial conflict.
P178
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Basnett Christine MSW St. Joseph’s Health Care London Development, evolution and impact of a workshop for family members of Canadian Armed Forces members and veterans with operational stress injuries
P175
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Bélanger Stéphanie PhD Royal Military College of Canada Health and well-being for those who serve/have served within the armed forces and public safety roles
P126
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Black Timothy PhD University of Victoria The Power of Social Responses in Treating and Preventing Traumatization: Wounded Warriors Canada Trauma Resiliency Program
P138
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Boorman Glen BSc Department of National Defense Blending Modern Neuroscience Education and Therapeutic Exercise in the Management of Non-specific Low Back Pain: Clinical review of collected data over a three year time frame at 42 Health Services Center (Gagetown)
P122
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Bourassa Stephane PhD (Student) Université de Montréal The Correction of Hypoxemia in Healthy Subjects and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients Wearing a Gas Mask with Automated Oxygen Titration (FREEO2)
P127
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Bremault-Phillips Suzette PhD University of Alberta The CMOP-E Model: A bridge between military and veteran well-being strategies
P129
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Bremault-Phillips Suzette PhD University of Alberta The Spiritual Well-being Domain: Isolating Outcome Indicators
P130
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Bridgewater Courtney MSc The Ottawa Hospital Using Machine Learning to Investigate Sympathetic Activation of the Autonomic Nervous System during the Treatment of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Chronic Pain, and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Study: Background and implementation
P131
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Camp II Ronald PhD University of Regina Key Aspects of Leadership in Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous Environments for Organizational Performance and Mental Health
P165
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Cardinal Deborah MSc Department of National Defence Initial Findings of the Clinical Screening of Special Operation Forces Soldiers for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury.
P104
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Chalmers Darlene PhD University of Regina AUDEAMUS Service Dog Program: An evidence-based curriculum supporting the health and well-being of Veterans
P153
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Cousineau-Short Daniel MPH (Cand) University of Waterloo
Department of National Defence
The CAF Heat Related Illness Surveillance System: Development and validation of a mixed active and passive disease surveillance system
P121
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Cramm Heidi PhD Queen´s University “Military family” in Policy: Comparing definitions across the United States
United Kingdom
Canada
and Australia
P174
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Cramm Heidi PhD Queen´s University Views and Opinions Regarding Mental Illness and Treatment in Canadian Firefighters
P163
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Dufour Carole-Anne MSc McGill University
Department of National Defence
A Comparison of FORCE Test Results and Injuries at Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School
P106
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Duncan C. Randy PhD University of Saskatchewan Better Managing Post-traumatic Stress Disorder with Equine Assisted Therapy: A five year study
P140
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
D´Agata Madeleine PhD Department of National Defence The Role of Subjective Self-mapping in the Road to Mental Readiness Mental Health Continuum Model
P110
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Fagan Eric MHSc Dalhousie University
Department of National Defence
The Impact of Instituting Rehabilitation for Performance (R4P) at Canadian Forces Health Services Centre Atlantic: Preliminary trends and findings
P120
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Forchuk Cheryl PhD Western University
Lawson Health Research Institute
Parkwood Institute
Homeless Indigenous Veterans in Canada and the Current Gaps in Knowledge: A systematic review of the literature
P151
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Forchuk Cheryl PhD Western University Exploring Harm Reduction among Canadian Veterans Experiencing Homelessness
P150
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Fredette Anny BSc Université Laval
Canadian Armed Forces
Le profil clinique et les paramètres d’entraînement d’un échantillon de militaires présentant des douleurs aux membres inférieurs lors de la course à pied : protocole de recherche
P102
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Glover Selena MSc Dalhousie University
Department of National Defence
Spinal Rehabilitation for Performance at Canadian Forces Health Services Centre Atlantic: Is it the missing piece of the rehabilitation puzzle in low back pain management?
P116
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Godsell Pauline BSc Department of National Defence What Gets Measured Gets Managed – An Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Case Study
P135
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Gribble Rachael PhD King’s College London The Association between Maternal Alcohol Misuse and Childhood Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties: A study of UK military families
P172
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Gribble Rachael PhD King’s College London Epidemiological Studies of the Porton Down Veterans: A Ten-Year Update of Mortality and Cancer Incidence, 2005-2014
P144
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Gupta Gaurav MD McGill University Factors Impacting Care Provision for Physiatry Services in the Canadian Forces
P115
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Hohban
Hoover
Lori
Melanie
Statistics Canada Canadian Armed Forces and Veteran Data Available at Statistics Canada
P137
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Honey Jonathan DC Department of National Defence Assessing Human Fecal Contamination in a Mixed-use Watershed using Microbial Source Tracking
P107
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Honey Jonathan DC Department of National Defence An Assessment of Indoor Air Quality Aboard HMCS Winnipeg
P118
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Johnston Matthew Med Municipality of Surrey Centered Lifestyle Services (1148810 BC Ltd.) The Occupational Awareness Training Movement: Helping clinicians understand and treat First Responder trauma
P164
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Kim Paul MA Walter Reed Army Institute of Research The Relationship of Non-Combat Stressors and Well-being in the U.S. Army
P111
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Lapsley Sara MA Carleton University Assessing and managing risk for violence in military service members and veterans: A state-of-the-art review.
P132
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Laroche Marie-Andrée BSc Department of National Defence A Snapshot of Injured Recruits at Canadian Forces Leadership and Recruit School
P105
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Levine Amanda PhD Parkwood Institute Operational Stress Injury Clinic
St. Joseph´s Healthcare London
Establishment of Montreal Cognitive Assessment Normative Data for Canadian Armed Forces Veterans with Operational Stress Injuries
P149
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Lewis Jamie BA University of Regina The Impact of Anger and PTSD on Marital Satisfaction in Canadian Public Safety Personnel
P171
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Lloyd Chantelle PhD (Cand) McMaster University The Dissociative Freezing Response Onset Scale following Traumatic Stress: Assessing post-traumatic tonic immobility
P139
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
MacDermid Joy PhD Western University A Structured Review of Health Information on Firefighter Websites
P158
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
MacMullin Janet BSc Department of National Defense
Canadian Armed Forces
A Clinical Pharmacist in Primary Care: An Opportunity for Collaborative Care and Application of their Expanded Scope within Canadian Forces Health Services Center (Atlantic)
P101
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Mandic Iva PhD University of Toronto The Energy Cost of Various Infantry Tasks
P117
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Manser Lynda MMgt. Department of National Defence Parents of Canadian Armed Forces Members
P177
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Masson André PhD Alberta Health Services Enhancing Mental Health Treatment: The “Treatment Overview” Group
P156
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Maxwell Hilary PhD Operational Stress Injury Clinic, The Royal Moral Injury in Older Adult Military Veterans Seeking Mental Health Services
P146
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
McDowell Colleen IBM #HERE4U Using AI technology to Improve the Care of Military Personnel, Veterans and Their Families
P113
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
McElheran Megan PsyD WGM Psychological Services Ltd. Towards Evidence-based Peer Support Program Development for Canadian Fire Fighters: First steps
P160
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Mollayeva Tatyana MD, PhD University of Toronto Sleep Stage Disruptions in Persons with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
P141
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Mollayeva Tatyana MD, PhD University of Toronto Sleep Duration Misperception in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Preliminary results
P179
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Murray Ryan BSc University of New Brunswick
Veterans Affairs Canada
High Users of Primary Care Services Among Canadian Armed Forces Veterans
P143
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Nazari Goris PhD (Cand) Western University Prevalence of Exposure to Critical Incidents in Firefighters Across Canada
P161
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Paluszek Michelle BA University of Regina Does Anger Predict Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Problematic Alcohol Use in Canadian Public Safety Personnel?
P170
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Pickering Donna PhD Department of National Defence Primary Army Reservists’ Satisfaction Accessing and Using Military and Civilian Health Services
P103
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Protopopescu Alina BSc McMaster University Moral Injury, PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, and Stress in a Canadian Military and Veteran Sample: The mediating role of emotion dysregulation
P133
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Protopopescu Alina BSc McMaster University The Relation between Adverse Childhood Experiences and Moral Injury in the Canadian Armed Forces
P134
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Rancier Nadine MSW Canadian Armed Forces The Effect of the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Group for Insomnia Program at Canadian Forces Health Services Centre Atlantic on Patients´ Insomnia, Depressive and Anxiety Symptoms, Dysfunctional beliefs about Sleep and Sleep Efficiency
P109
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Rennick Dwayne MSW Department of National Defence Psychosocial Factors Contributing to Transition Difficulties for Releasing Service Members
P112
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Rhead Rebecca PhD King’s College London Do Psychological Therapies Provided by the UK’s National Health Service Services Meet the Needs of Veterans?
P147
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Roach Mary Beth MBA Veterans Affairs Canada Veteran Income and Employment in Canada
P136
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Shields Robyn BA Mount Royal University Latent Factors Underlying Trauma, Burnout, and Compassion Fatigue: Data from Canadian Paramedics
P166
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Shields Robyn BA Mount Royal University Use of the PTSD Checklist in Canadian Paramedics: Comparison of the PCL-5 with the PCL-C
P167
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Stelnicki Andrea PhD University of Regina Does Canadian Armed Forces Service Member Mental Well-being Contribute to Higher Substance Use among their Partners?
P173
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Tam-Seto Linna PhD Queen´s University Effects of Work-acquired Potential Trauma on the Lives of Canadian Public Safety Personnel
P168
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Theriault Francois MSc Department of National Defence Mental Health Service Utilization in Depressed Canadian Armed Forces Personnel
P114
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Tibbetts Crystal BA Office of the Veterans Ombudsman Spouses Supporting Transition.
P155
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
Trudel Dan MSc Dalhousie University
Department of National Defence
Musculoskeletal Injury Recurrence Rates in Active Duty Personnel from the Atlantic and Quebec Regions
P119
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Vesterfelt
Sullivan
Katherine
Michelle
BSc Veterans Affairs Canada Enhancing Veteran Care: Alignment of Canadian Armed Forces and Veterans Affairs Canada Drug Benefit Formularies
P128
1:40 PM-2:20 PM
West Frederick PhD University of Alberta Development of Broad-spectrum Antiviral Drugs
P123
1:00 PM-1:40 PM
Williams-Bell Michael PhD University of Ontario Institute of Technology Using Streaming Big Data for Resilience Assessment within Pre-Service Firefighter Extreme Condition Training
P159
1:40 PM-2:20 PM