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September 29, 2022

Virtual Town Hall: Supporting PSP after an adverse event: A focus on correctional workers

Date & Time : Oct 3, 2022 11:00 am CST (1:00 pm EDT)

Join us to learn more about resource available to correctional employees in need of mental health support. The panelists will share information about available resources from Correctional Service Canada, Critical Incident Stress Management, PSPNET, and ways to incorporate self-care into your routine.



Dr.  Rosemary Ricciardelli is Professor (PhD, Sociology) in the School of Maritime Studies and Research Chair in Safety, Security, and Wellness, at Memorial University’s Fisheries and Marine Institute. She leads a longitudinal study on the mental health and well-being experiences of correctional officers employed by Correctional Services Canada.

Dr. Jody Burnett is a Registered Doctoral Psychologist with the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists who has been providing service to the general public, specializing in service provision to first responders/public safety personnel and their families for the past 19 years. She is a Clinical Research Associate and Therapist at PSPNET with the Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment (CIPSRT) and is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Regina.

April Sawatzky Regional Manager, EAP-CISM has spent the last 18 years working with Correctional Service of Canada. She has a passion for helping and supporting the mental health and well-being of CSC employees and families.

Patty Stewart McCord Executive Director Saskatchewan Critical Incident Stress Management Network. Patty has been actively involved in CISM since 1992. She is a Faculty member with the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) and teaches a variety of group and individual crisis intervention courses.

Dr. Nick Carleton Scientific Director at the Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment (CIPSRT) and Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Regina. Dr. Carleton is actively involved in clinical and experimental research, with his interests including the biopsychosocial measurement, assessment, and treatment

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