Acknowledgements

We would like to acknowledge the fine team of researchers and clinicians who helped us approve and create these resources.

1) COVID-19 Readiness Resource Project Task Force Leadership:

  • Dr. Alexandra Heber, Chair, CIPSRT COVID-19 Task Force; Chief of Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Canada; Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa
  • Valerie Testa, COVID-19 Readiness Resource Project Research Associate, Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment; Special Advisor to the Scientific Director, CIPSRT, University of Regina; Master’s Student, Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa
  • Dr. R. Nicholas Carleton, Professor of Psychology, University of Regina; Scientific Director, CIPSRT, University of Regina
  • Donna King, Executive Director, Collaborative Center for Justice and Safety, University of Regina

2) COVID-19 Readiness Resource Project Working Group:

  • Dr. Suzette Brémault-Phillips, Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta; Director, HiMARC (Heroes in Mind, Advocacy and Research Consortium), University of Alberta
  • Dr. Heather Hadjistavropoulos, Professor of Psychology, University of Regina, Primary investigator, PSPNET, and Executive Director, Online Therapy Unit
  • Alexandra Heber, Chair, CIPSRT COVID-19 Task Force; Chief of Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Canada; Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa
  • Ron Martin, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Regina
  • Valerie Testa, COVID-19 Readiness Resource Project Research Associate, Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment; Special Advisor to the Scientific Director, CIPSRT, University of Regina; Master’s Student, Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa
  • R. Nicholas Carleton, Professor of Psychology, University of Regina; Scientific Director, CIPSRT, University of Regina

COVID-19 Readiness Resource Project Phase 1 Contributors:

  • Dr. Murray Abrams, Registered Psychologist; Wascana Rehabilitation Centre, Functional Rehabilitation Program
  • Andréanne Angehrn, Master’s Student, Department of Psychology, University of Regina
  • Dr. Ken Balderson, Consultant Psychiatrist, St. Joseph’s Operational Stress Injury Clinic, Greater Toronto Office; Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University
  • Dr. Benjamin Barootes, Postdoctoral Fellow, Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment, University of Regina
  • Dr. Shadi Beshai, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Regina
  • Angie Boucher, Director, Workplace Wellbeing, RCMP
  • Josh Bowen, Manager, NAIT Centre for Applied Disaster and Emergency Management, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
  • Dr. Suzette Brémault-Phillips, Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine and Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute, University of Alberta; Director, HiMARC (Heroes in Mind, Advocacy and Research Consortium), University of Alberta
  • Dr. R. Nicholas Carleton, Professor of Psychology, University of Regina; Scientific Director, CIPSRT, University of Regina
  • Dr. Ronald Camp II, Co-Academic Director, ICD/Rotman Directors Education Program (SK); Associate Professor, Leadership & Governance, University of Regina Hill-Levene Schools of Business; Director of Training, Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment, University of Regina
  • Nicole Charbonneau, Independent Translator
  • Sylvie Châteauvert, Director General, Occupational Health and Safety Branch, RCMP
  • Supt. Valérie Chevrier, Superintendent, Canada Border Services Agency
  • Dr. Jean Costello, Research and Evaluation Scientist, Homewood Research Institute; Adjunct Professor, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo
  • Eve Duranceau, Actress, Agence M; Member, l’Union des Artistes
  • Lorraine Downey, Paramedic and Coordinator of the Peer Support Team, Ottawa Paramedic Service, Emergency and Protective Services, City of Ottawa; Chair, Ottawa First Responder Mental Health Network Collaboration (FRMHNC)
  • Nathalie Dufresne-Meek, Director of Security Operations, Correctional Service Canada
  • Bethany Easterbrook, Ph.D. Student, Neuroscience Graduate Program, McMaster University; Visiting Scholar, MacDonald Franklin OSI Research Centre
  • Dominic Emond, Advanced Care Paramedic, Ottawa Paramedic Service, City of Ottawa
  • Dr. Deniz Fikretoglu, Defence Scientist, Defence Research and Development Canada, Toronto Branch, Individual Behaviour and Performance Section
  • Dr. Amélie Fournier, Registered Psychologist, Saskatchewan College of Psychologist and l’Ordre des psychologues du Québec; Clinical Research Associate, PSPNET, Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment, University of Regina
  • Cst. Amy Gagnon, Constable, Media Relations Officer, Ottawa Police Service, City of Ottawa
  • Sgt. Colin Glas, Sergeant, NCO Central District Shift 4; Vice-President, Regina Police Association
  • Christine Godin, Assistant Coordinator, Peer Support Team, Ottawa Paramedic Service; Paramedic, Ottawa Paramedic Service, City of Ottawa
  • Dr. Heather Hadjistavropoulos, Professor of Psychology, University of Regina; Primary Investigator, PSPNET, and Executive Director, Online Therapy Unit
  • Dr. Kyle Handley, Lead Psychologist, York Regional Police; Chair of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Psychological Services Committee
  • Dr. Sherain Harricharan, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University
  • Simon Hatcher, Vice-Chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa; Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Dr. Simon Hatcher, Vice-Chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa; Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
  • Dr. Alexandra Heber, Chair, CIPSRT COVID-19 Task Force; Chief of Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Canada; Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa
  • Dr. Marnin Heisel, Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario; Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute
  • Dr. Katy Kamkar, Psychologist, Mental Health Program / Work, Stress and Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
  • Dr. Brenda Key, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University; Psychologist, Mood Disorders Program and at Anxiety Treatment Research Centre (ATRC), St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
  • Stephanie Korol, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Psychology, University of Regina
  • Emilie Kossick, Knowledge Manager, Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment, University of Regina
  • Caeleigh Landry, Research Coordinator, Anxiety and Illness Behaviours Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Regina
  • Dr. Ruth Lanius, Director, PTSD Research Unit, University of Western Ontario; Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Western Ontario
  • Dr. Vivien Lee, Psychologist; Founder, Centre for Trauma Recovery and Growth; Chief Clinician, Southern Ontario WGM Psychological Services; Clinical Advisor, Boots on the Ground, Toronto Beyond the Blue, Wounded Warriors Canada
  • Liana Lentz, Ph.D. Candidate, School of Public Health, University of Alberta
  • Dr. Ron Martin, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Regina
  • Dr. Catherine Martin-Doto, Corporate Psychologist, Toronto Police Service, City of Toronto
  • Dr. Michelle McCarron, Research Scientist, University of Regina
  • Dr. Patrick McGrath, Clinical Psychologist; Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University; Scientist, IWK Health Centre, Halifax Clinical Psychologist, Centre for Mental and Psychological Health
  • Dr. Margaret McKinnon, Homewood Chair in Mental Health and Trauma; Associate Chair of Research, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University; Research Lead, Mental Health and Addictions, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton; Senior Scientist, Homewood Research Institute
  • Ken McMullen, Chief of Emergency Services, City of Red Deer, Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment Public Safety Steering Committee (PSSC) Co-Chair
  • Randy Mellow, President, Paramedic Chiefs of Canada (PCC); Chief, Peterborough County/City Paramedics
  • Scott Miller, Registered Nurse
  • Dr. Anthony Nazarov, Post-Doctoral Associate, Lawson Health Research Institute
  • Dr. Andrew Nicholson, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Cognition, Emotion, and Methods in Psychology, University of Vienna
  • Charlene O’Connor, Senior Manager, Research and Innovation, Elective Psychiatry, Homewood Health Centre
  • Lt. Scott Patey, Co-Coordinator, Peer Support Team, Ottawa Fire Service; Wellness and Fitness Initiative, Ottawa Fire Service, City of Ottawa
  • Capt. Alain Pellegroms, Coordinator, Peer Support Team, Ottawa Fire Service, City of Ottawa; Captain, Training Officer, and Medical Program Coordinator, Ottawa Fire Service, City of Ottawa
  • Andre Perreault, Firefighter / Paramedic, Emergency Service, City of Red Deer; Pompier / Ambulancier, Service d’urgence, Ville de Red Deer
  • Daniel Perron, Coordinateur en sécurité incendie, MRC de Marguerite D’Youville
  • Dr. Jill Price, Postdoctoral Fellow, CIPSRT, University of Regina
  • Sgt. Joy Prince, Sergeant, RCMP; Peer to Peer Coordinator, F Division, RCMP
  • Meghan Provost, Director, Workplace Wellness and Employee Wellbeing, Correctional Service
  • Dr. Rosemary Ricciardelli, Professor of Sociology, Memorial University of Newfoundland; Coordinator for Criminology and Co-Coordinator for Police Studies, Department of Sociology, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Gord Robertson, Second National Vice-President, Union of Canadian Correctional Officers, UCCO-SACC-CSN; Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment Public Safety Steering Committee member
  • Dr. Lindsay Robertson, Clinical Psychologist, Saskatoon Police Service
  • Jason Shaw, Assistant Chief, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service, City of Winnipeg
  • Robyn Shields, Master’s Student, Department of Psychology, University of Regina
  • Nicole Smith, Emergency Communications Operator, Fire Paramedic Service, City of Winnipeg
  • Dr. Lorraine Smith-MacDonald, Postdoctoral Fellow, Heroes in Mind, Advocacy, and Research Consortium, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta
  • Dr. Andrea Stelnicki, Registered Psychologist, Alberta; Postdoctoral Fellow, Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment, University of Regina
  • Robert Stewart, Director of Emergency Communications, Manitoba Provincial 911 and Dispatch, City of Brandon; Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment Public Safety Steering Committee (PSSC) Co-Chair; Executive Member, Board of Directors, Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) Canada
  • Dr. Jeff Sych, Registered Psychologist; Clinical Director, Alberta Critical Incident Peer Network; CEO, International Critical Incident Stress Foundation – Canada
  • Valerie Testa, COVID-19 Readiness Resource Project Research Associate, Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment; Special Advisor to the Scientific Director, CIPSRT, University of Regina; Master’s Student, Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa
  • Dr. James M. Thompson, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Queen’s University; Research Medical Consultant, Centre for Military and Veterans Health Research
  • Cst. Klara Volfova, Mental Health Champion, Critical Incident and Peer Support Program Coordinator for National Division, RCMP
  • Lt. Wade Wallace, Lieutenant, Ottawa Fire Service, City of Ottawa; Member, Peer Support Team, Ottawa Fire Service, City of Ottawa
  • Sgt. Casey Ward, President, Saskatchewan Federation of Police Officers; Sergeant, Regina Police Service, City of Regina
  • Jennifer Wood, Program Coordinator, Grande Prairie Regional Emergency Partnership (GPREP)
  • Dr. Kristi Wright, Registered Doctoral Psychologist; Associate Professor & Clinical Placement Coordinator, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts, University of Regina

Organizational Recognition for Phase 1:

  • Centre of Excellence on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Related Mental Health Conditions acknowledgement, Generous in-kind support
  • Veterans Affairs Canada, Generous in-kind support
  • Public Safety Canada
  • Anxiety Treatment Research Centre, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton
  • Homewood Research Institute