Monday, October 21

7:30 AM

REGISTRATION OPENS

8:00 AM

TRADESHOW AND POSTER SET-UP

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

8:30 AM

BREAKFAST

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

OPENING PLENARY

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Lacey Cranston

Lacey Cranston
Managing Editor, Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health

Sanela Dursun, PhD

Sanela Dursun, PhD
Director, Research Personnel and Family Support, Defence Research and Development Canada

Jitender Sareen, MD

Jitender Sareen, MD
Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba; Medical Director, WRHA Mental Health Program; CIMVHR Fellow

Nora Spinks

Nora Spinks
Moderator, CEO of The Vanier Institute of the Family

11:00 AM

BREAK

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

MORNING PLENARY

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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

Vice-Admiral H.C. Edmundson, OMM, MSM, CD
Commander, Military Personnel Command

Major-General A.M.T. Downes, OMM, CD, QHP, MD

Major-General A.M.T. Downes, OMM, CD, QHP, MD
Surgeon General and Commander, Canadian Forces Health Services Group

Robert Hawes, MSc, PhD/GDipII (Cand.)

Robert Hawes, MSc, PhD/GDipII (Cand.)
Senior Epidemiologist, Directorate of Force Health Protection, Canadian Forces Health Services Group

Banting Keynote Presentation

12:30 PM

LUNCH

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM

SCIENTIFIC SHOWCASE AND NETWORKING SESSION

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

2:30 PM

CONCURRENT SESSION 1

2:30 PM - 4:15 PM

 

1A

Serving Members

Room: Chopin

SYMPOSIUM

Dynamics of Resilience among Canadian Special Operations Forces Members and Families

1B

Serving Members

Room: Mozart

SYMPOSIUM

Alcohol Misuse in Military and Veteran Populations: Prevalence, Comorbidity and Intervention

1C

Veterans

Room: Delfosse

SYMPOSIUM

Highlights from the Canadian Armed Forces Transition and Well-being Survey Program of Research

1D

Families

Room: Suzor-Côté

Mental Health and Families

1E

Public Safety Personnel

Room: Beethoven

SYMPOSIUM

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Study

2:30-2:50

Isabelle Richer, PhD

1A01

Facing Adversity from the Perspective of Canadian Special Operations Forces Members (1 of 5)

Cherie Armour, PhD

1B01

Examining the Co-morbidity between Alcohol use and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder using Network Analysis (1 of 5)

Heather McCuaig Edge, PhD

1C01

Identifying Correlates of Challenges Associated with Military to Civilian Transition among Veterans (1 of 5)

Heather Stuart, PhD

1D01

Promoting Mental Wellness in Military Populations: The #Here4U™ e-solution

R. Nicholas Carleton, PhD

1E01

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Longitudinal Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Study: Overview, design, description and progress update (1 of 5)

2:50-3:10

Christine Frank, PhD

1A02

A Social-ecological Approach to Resilience (2 of 5)

Laura Palmer, MSc

1B02

Drinking Motives and Perceptions of Dependence in United Kingdom Veterans Misusing Alcohol (2 of 5)

Jennifer Lee, PhD

1C02

Health and Loss of Military Identity during the Transition to Civilian Life among Canadian Armed Forces Veterans (2 of 5)

Candice Monson, PhD

1D02

Couple HOPES: Development of a Guided, Internet-delivered Version of Cognitive-behavioral Conjoint Therapy for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Ron Martin, PhD

1E02

Adapting the Unified Protocol to the Policing (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) Context (2 of 5)

3:10-3:30

Christine Frank, PhD

1A03

The Process of Resilience across Deployments (3 of 5)

Rachael Gribble, PhD

1B03

Recognition and Help-seeking for Alcohol Problems among Serving and Ex-serving United Kingdom Military Personnel (3 of 5)

Alla Skomorovsky, PhD

1C03

Military to Civilian Transition Challenges and Well-being of Spouses of Newly Released Veterans (3 of 5)

Heidi Cramm, PhD

1D03

Intra-provincial Variation in Mental Health Services use among Military Families in Ontario

Ronald Camp II, PhD

1E03

Leadership Development for Team Psychological Safety in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (3 of 5)

3:30-3:50

Isabelle Richer, PhD

1A04

Well-being, Adjustment, and Support Needs of Canadian Special Operations Forces Families (4 of 5)

Laura Goodwin, PhD

1B04

Usability and Acceptability of a Tailored Alcohol App for Ex-serving Military Personnel (4 of 5)

Robert Morrow, MA

1C04

Satisfaction with Transition Services among Injured Canadian Armed Forces Members from Military to Civilian Transition (4 of 5)

Christine Basnett, MSW and Polliann Maher

1D04

Year Two: Development and implications of a workshop for family members of Canadian Armed Forces personnel and Veterans with operational stress injuries

Gregory Kratzig, PhD

1E04

Education and Training to Improve Mental Health and to Reduce Stigma (4 of 5)

3:50-4:10

Shannon King, MDS

1A05

Discussant: Dynamics of Resilience among Canadian Special Operations Forces Members and Families (5 of 5)

Nicola Fear, PhD

1B05

Discussant: Alcohol Misuse in Military and Veteran Populations: Prevalence, Comorbidity and Intervention (5 of 5)

Sanela Dursun, PhD

1C05

Discussant: Highlights from the Canadian Armed Forces Transition and Well-being Survey Program of Research (5 of 5)

Kelly Schwartz, PhD

1D05

Resiliency and Development in Military-connected Families with an Operational Stress Injury

Tracie Afifi, PhD

1E05

Discussant: The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Study (5 of 5)

4:15 PM

BREAK

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

4:45 PM

CONCURRENT SESSION 2

4:45 PM - 6:30 PM

 

2A

Serving Members

Room: Chopin

Combat and Emergency Trauma

2B

Serving Members

Room: Mozart

Sexual Trauma, Ethics, and Moral Injury

2C

Veterans

Room: Delfosse

Veteran Suicide

2D

Families

Room: Suzor-Côté

Relationships and Resilience

2E

Public Safety Personnel

Room: Beethoven

Interventions and Supports

4:45-5:05

Leilani Doyle, MD

2A01

The Creation of the Canadian Medical Emergency Response Team: Nascent concept to deployed reality

Allan English, PhD

2B01

Overcoming Systemic Barriers to Comprehensive Culture Change in the Canadian Armed Forces: An assessment of Operation HONOUR after four years

J. Don Richardson, MD

2C01

Suicidal Ideation in Treatment-seeking Canadian Armed Forces Veterans: The use of advanced analytics

Rachel Linsner, MS

2D01

Predictors of Stress and Resilience in Military Spouses

Simon Hatcher, MD

2E01

Why do only Some People get Mental Injuries after Trauma and why doesn’t Everyone Recover? A model

5:05-5:25

Luisa Valbuena, MPH

2A02

Disease and Injury Burden during Combat, Training and Humanitarian Missions Using the Canadian Armed Forces Disease and Injury Surveillance System

Claire Cookson-Hills, PhD

2B02

A Canadian Perspective on Military Sexual Trauma

Karl Hamner, PhD

2C02

Understanding the Ecological Context of Veteran Suicide: A narrative literature review

Valerie Wood, PhD

2D02

Reunited, but He’s Not Meeting My Needs: Spouses’ attachment anxiety and conflict post-deployment

Ruth Lanius, MD, PhD

2E02

Alpha Neurofeedback as an Adjunct Treatment for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: A randomized controlled trial

5:25-5:45

Gerard Slobogean, MD

2A03

Effect of Antibiotic Duration in Treatment of Open Fractures Differs by Level of Contamination

Marc Imbeault, PhD

2B03

Enjeux éthiques des missions médicales à court termes et éthique professionnelle militaire

Alyson Mahar, PhD

2C03

Self-harm and Suicide in Canadian Veterans Living in Ontario

Lynda Manser, MMgt

2D03

Resilience: The journey to a comprehensive military family plan

Danielle Maltais, PhD

2E03

Les retombées de l´intervention psychosociale chez les intervenants de deuxième ligne

5:45-6:05

Jean Philip Dawe, MD

2A04

Tele-mentored Damage-control and Emergency Trauma Surgery: A feasibility study using live tissue models

Daniel Perkins, PhD

2B04

Childhood Trauma, War Exposure and Moral Injury: Mental health predictors among post-9/11 United States Veterans

Deniz Fikretoglu, PhD

2C04

How do Depressive Symptoms and Suicidal Ideation Change during the Civilian to Military Transition?

Linna Tam-Seto, PhD

2D04

Innovation to Impact: Improving military family health care with culturally appropriate tools

Margaret McKinnon, PhD and Alina Protopopescu, PhD (Cand)

2E04

The Effects of Goal Management Training on Cognition in Military Personnel, Veterans, and Public Safety Personnel

6:05-6:25

Richard Hilsden, MD

2A05

Junctional Tourniquet use in the Modern Combat Environment

DISCUSSION

Linda VanTil, MSc

2C05

2018 Veteran Suicide Mortality Study: When are they at greatest risk?

DISCUSSION

Robin Campbell, MRM

2E05

After the Alarm: Navigating community assets to cope with occupational stress

6:30 PM

FORUM DAY 1 ENDS

6:30 PM

STUDENT AND POST-DOCTORAL ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE (SPEC) NETWORKING EVENT

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tuesday, October 22

7:00 AM

REGISTRATION OPENS

7:30 AM

WORKSHOP 1 – OUT OF THE SHADOWS: LIVING WITH CHRONIC PAIN

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Location: Salon du Jardin

7:30 AM

WORKSHOP 2 – FAMILIES IN TRANSITION: INTEGRATING RESEARCH, THEORY, AND POLICY

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Location: Krieghoff

7:30 AM

WORKSHOP 3 – UNRAVELING CHALLENGES IN MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH USING BIG DATA

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Location: Salon Royal

8:00 AM

BREAKFAST

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

MORNING PLENARY

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Deputy Minister General (retired) Walt Natynczyk CMM MSC CD

Deputy Minister General (retired) Walt Natynczyk CMM MSC CD
Deputy Minister of Veterans Affairs Canada

Eric B. Schoomaker, MD, PhD

Eric B. Schoomaker, MD, PhD
Lieutenant General, U.S. Army (Retired); 42nd U.S. Army Surgeon General and Former Commanding General of the U.S. Army Medical Command; Emeritus Professor, Department of Military and Emergency Medicine, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

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: Chopin

SYMPOSIUM

Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces

3B

Serving Members

Room: Mozart

SYMPOSIUM

Measuring Performance in Mental Health Care

3C

Serving Members

Room: Delfosse

SYMPOSIUM

Results from the 2018 Canadian Armed Forces Members and Veterans Mental Health Follow-up Survey

3D

Veterans

Room: Suzor-Côté

Life After Release

3E

Public Safety Personnel

Room: Beethoven

Populations and Prevalence

10:30-10:50

Sanela Dursun, PhD

3A01

The Prevalence of Sexual Misconduct in the Military (1 of 6)

Bryan Garber, MD

3B01

Introduction to a Performance Measurement Framework for Clinical Mental Health Care (1 of 6)

Jitender Sareen, MD

3C01

Deployment-related Traumas and Mental Disorders in Military Personnel (1 of 6)

Mary Beth MacLean, MA

3D01

Financial Security Among Veterans in Canada

Rosemary Ricciardelli, PhD

3E01

Understanding the Prevalence of Mental Health Disorders among Provincial Correctional Staff

10:50-11:10

Manon LeBlanc, PhD

3A02

Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces Training Environment (2 of 6)

Corneliu Rusu, MD

3B02

Experienced Wait Times and Completeness of Suicide Risk Assessment in Canadian Forces Mental Health Services (2 of 6)

Tracie Afifi, PhD

3C02

Child Maltreatment, Exposure Deployment-related Traumatic Events and Mental Disorders (2 of 6)

Shree Nadkarni, BSc

3D02

Veteran Employment and Health Status have Variable effects on Domains of Participation

Sharon Stevelink, PhD

3E02

Mental Health and Blood Pressure in United Kingdom Police Officers

11:10-11:30

Amanda Bullock, PhD

3A03

Canadian Armed Forces Members’ Perceptions about the Military’s Climate towards Operation HONOUR (3 of 6)

Corneliu Rusu, MD

3B03

Factors Associated with Completion of an Antidepressant Medication for New Episodes of Depression (3 of 6)

Natalie Mota, PhD

3C03

Course and Predictors of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in the Canadian Armed Forces (3 of 6)

Joel Watson, MA (Cand)

3D03

Re-establishment to Meaningful Career, Home and Community: Power of networks

Keltie Pratt, MA

3E03

A Longitudinal Study of Federal Correctional Service Officer Candidates: Pre-service mental health

11:30-11:50

Karen D. Davis, PhD

3A04

Influences on Healthy and Inclusive Military Culture: Qualitative insights (4 of 6)

Corneliu Rusu, MD

3B04

Implementation of the Client-reported Outcome Management Information System in the Canadian Forces Mental Health System: A progress report (4 of 6)

Murray Enns, MD

3C04

Course and Predictors of Depression in Regular Force Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (4 of 6)

Cheryl Forchuk, PhD

3D04

Housing First Workshops for Homeless Veterans: Facilitating collaboration to address homelessness

Sharon Stevelink, PhD

3E04

The Mental Health of First Responders in the United Kingdom Biobank

11:50-12:10

Max Hlywa, MA

3A05

Performance Measurement for the Sexual Misconduct Response Centre (5 of 6)

Eva Guérin, PhD

3B05

Organizational Readiness for Change: Are we ready for measurement-based care through the Client-Reported Outcomes Monitoring Information System? (5 of 6)

Shay-Lee Bolton, PhD

3C05

A Long-term Follow-up of Suicidal Behavior in the Canadian Armed Forces (5 of 6)

Stephanie Felder, PhD

3D05

The Life Course of Homeless Female Veterans: A Qualitative Study

Renee MacPhee, PhD

3E05

Substance use and Mental Health in Paramedics

12:10-12:30

Sanela Dursun, PhD

3A06

Discussant:
Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces (6 of 6)

Bryan Garber, MD

3B06

Discussant:
Measuring Performance in Mental Health Care (6 of 6)

Rakesh Jetly, MD

3C06

Discussant:
Results from the 2018 Canadian Armed Forces Members and Veterans Mental Health Follow-up Survey (6 of 6)

Ashley Williams, MSc

3D06

From Canadian Forces Health Services to Provincial Primary Care During Transition to Civilian Life

Dianne Groll, PhD

3E06

Previous Military Experience and Mental Health Disorders in Public Safety Personnel in Canada

12:30 PM

LUNCH

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM

SCIENTIFIC SHOWCASE AND NETWORKING SESSION

1:00 PM - 2:20 PM

2:30 PM

CONCURRENT SESSION 4

2:30 PM - 4:10 PM

 

4A

Serving Members

Room: Chopin

Rehabilitation

4B

Serving Members

Room: Mozart

Resilience and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

4C

Serving Members and Veterans

Room: Delfosse

Supporting Mental Health

4D

Veterans

Room: Suzor-Côté

Factors Impacting Health and Well-being

4E

Public Safety Personnel

Room: Beethoven

Organizations and Innovations

2:30-2:50

Lucie Pelland, PhD

4A01

A Plausible Role of the Central Nervous System in the Pathway of Neck Pain

Shannon Gottschall, PhD

4B01

Organizational, Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Resilience Factors for Royal Canadian Navy Members

Marla Buchanan, PhD

4C01

Using Interpersonal Process Recall Method with Australian Veterans

J. Don Richardson, MD

4D01

Predictors of Recovery from Military-related Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Treatment-seeking Veterans

Robert Stewart, BA

4E01

Engaging Public Communications Officials in Research: Development of a national registry

2:50-3:10

Juan Forero, PhD

4A02

Quantifying high-level Balance Abilities in Normative and Impaired Participants with the Computer-Assisted Rehabilitation Environment

Michelle Todd, PhD

4B02

Group Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder - Pilot program

Linna Tam-Seto, PhD

4C02

Mental Health Apps for Military Members and Veterans: A scoping review

Tanya Oakley, MSW

4D02

Gender Differences in Clinical Presentation among Treatment-seeking Veterans and Canadian Armed Forces Personnel

Stephen Czarnuch, PhD

4E02

Internet Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Informing a national platform for public safety personnel

3:10-3:30

Eva Guérin, PhD

4A03

Correlates of Acute Injuries and Repetitive Strain Injuries among Canadian Armed Forces Personnel

Laura Palmer, MSc

4B03

The TRIAD Study: Traumatic exposures and the development of Post-traumatic Stress Disroder symptoms in the United Kingdom Armed Forces

Marnin Heisel, PhD

4C03

Meaning-centered Men’s Groups: Findings of a Novel Intervention to Reduce Suicide Vulnerability

Shay-Lee Bolton, PhD

4D03

Transition from Service and Mental and Physical Well-being in Canadian Forces Veterans

Cheryl Drewitz, MPH

4E03

Workplace Communication and Emotional Expression between Paramedics following Emergency Calls

3:30-3:50

Markus Besemann, MD

4A04

ReMAP: Effectively Integrating Physiatry and Decreasing Wait Times in Canadian Armed Forces Health Services Centres

Jacob Cohen, BSc

4B04

Low Frequency Magnetic Stimulation to Treat Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Sonia Dussault, MA

4C04

What’s Next: An environmental scan of programs during military to civilian transition for women

Cherie Armour, PhD

4D04

Identifying Service-related Predictors of Poor Community Reintegration in Northern Irish Veterans

Paula Di Nota, PhD

4E04

Police Stress and Memory: Implications for policy and practice

3:50-4:10

Patrick Lebel, CPO (Cand)

4A05

Improving Outcomes following Lower Extremity Trauma with a Dynamic Unloading Ankle-foot Orthosis

DISCUSSION

Renee Hunt, PhD

4C05

Understanding Functional Quality of life in Veterans Diagnosed with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Recovery

David McBride, PhD

4D05

The Psychological and Physical Health and Well-being of New Zealand Veterans

Renee MacPhee, PhD

4E05

Why are Paramedics Leaving the Profession?

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: Chopin

Screening and Resiliency Skills

5B

Serving Members

Room: Mozart

Physical Health and Fitness

5C

Serving Members and Veterans

Room: Delfosse

Biological Interventions

5D

Families

Room: Suzor-Côté

Children in Military Families

5E

Public Safety Personnel

Room: Beethoven

Technology and Measurement

4:40-5:00

Bryan Garber, PhD

5A01

A Description of the Canadian Armed Forces Post-deployment Screening Program

Heather McCuaig Edge, PhD

5B01

The Canadian Armed Forces Recruit Health Questionnaire: How collecting baseline health data informs later well-being

Maya Roth, PhD

5C01

Use of Pharmacogenetics to Enhance Personalized Medicine for Canadian Armed Forces Members and Veterans: A pilot study

Alyson Mahar, PhD

5D01

Reasons for Mental Health Physician Visits in Children and Youth in Canadian Armed Forces Families and Civilians

Stephen Czarnuch, PhD

5E01

Next Generation 911: Supporting emergency telecommunicators using artificial intelligence

5:00-5:20

Kerry Sudom, PhD

5A02

Validation of a Shortened AUDIT Questionnaire for High Risk Drinking Behaviour

Michael Spivock, PhD

5B02

BALANCE - The Canadian Armed Forces´ Physical Performance Strategy

Edouard Auger, MD

5C02

Pharmacotherapy of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Going beyond the guidelines

Deborah Norris, PhD

5D02

Exploring the Experiences of Adult Children of Canadian Armed Forces Veterans: Implications for policy development

Andrew Nicholson, PhD

5E02

Predicting Intrinsic Connectivity Network Dynamics in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder with Machine Learning

5:20-5:40

Josh Granek, PhD

5A03

Impact of Tactical Breathing and Biofeedback on Marksmanship Performance as Part of Road to Mental Readiness Training

Celina Shirazipour, PhD

5B03

Examining the Impact of Sport Recovery Programming on Competitors of the Toronto 2017 Invictus Games

Mélanie Bérubé, PhD

5C03

Feasibility of a Tapering Opioids Prescription Program for High Risk Trauma Patients

Amanda Bullock, PhD

5D03

Impact of Occupational Stressors on Children’s Maladjustment from Military Single Parent Families

Michael Williams-Bell, PhD

5E03

Heart Rate Responses of Pre-service Firefighters during Simulated Cold Environment Activities

5:40-6:00

Deniz Fikretoglu, PhD

5A04

What is the Relationship between the Big 4 skills of the Road to Mental Readiness Program and Psychological Outcomes?

Sean Lafontaine, BAS

5B04

Canadian Armed Forces Environmental Neighborhood Evaluation: Initial base resultsCanadian Armed Forces Environmental Neighborhood Evaluation: Initial base results

DISCUSSION

Shannon Hill, MEd

5D04

Supporting the School Transitions of Military-connected Adolescents in Ontario

Joy MacDermid, PhD

5E04

Development and Measurement Properties of a Firefighter-specific Work Limitations Scale

6:00 PM

SESSIONS END

6:30 PM

NETWORKING RECEPTION

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Wednesday, October 23

7:30 AM

REGISTRATION OPENS

7:30 AM

WORKSHOP 4 – WORK AS WELLNESS; PURPOSE AS POLICY

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Location: Krieghoff

7:30 AM

WORKSHOP 5 – PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES OF EXPOSURE TO SEXUAL TRAUMA DURING MILITARY SERVICE IN FEMALE-IDENTIFYING CANADIAN MILITARY MEMBERS AND VETERANS

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Location: Salon du Jardin

8:00 AM

BREAKFAST

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

MORNING PLENARY

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Rob Riddell, MD

Rob Riddell, MD

Flight Surgeon, Operational Space Medicine Group, Canadian Space Agency

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: Chopin

Blood and Dental

6B

Serving Members

Room: Mozart

Traumatic Brain Injury, Cancer and Environmental Exposure

6C

Veterans

Room: Delfosse

Life after Release, Psychological Health and Sexual Trauma

6D

Families

Room: Suzor-Côté

Symposium Round Table

6E

Public Safety Personnel

Room: Beethoven

Programs and Professional Development

10:15-10:35

Marcus Moore, MD

6A01

The Development of Canadian Freeze Dried Plasma

Markus Besemann, MD

6B01

Traumatic Brain Injury in the Canadian Armed Forces: Epidemiology, Rehabilitation and Management

Amy Palmer, PhD

6C01

Finding your Purpose after Release from the Military: An evaluation of the Shaping Purpose program

LCol (Retd) Russell Mann, Senior Advisor

The Vanier Institute of the Family

From Information and Insights to Ideas and Impact

Timothy Black, PhD

6E01

Shame and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in the Wounded Warriors Canada Trauma Resiliency Program: Preliminary data analysis

10:35-10:55

Christian Kastrup, PhD

6A02

Self-dispersing Bioabsorbable Hemostatic Powder Non-invasively Addresses Truncal Hemorrhage in Swine

Ashirbani Saha, PhD

6B02

Convolutional Neural Network-based Representation of Diffusion Tensor Imaging to Classify Concussion Patients

Maya Eichler, PhD

6C02

The Experiences of Military Sexual Trauma Survivors with the Veterans Review and Appeal Board

Andrea Stelnicki, PhD and Vivien Lee, PhD

6E02

Boots on the Ground: Supporting the supporters

10:55-11:15

Massimo Cau, BSc

6A03

Hemostatic Powder Sprayed through Tubing Halts Severe Bleeds: Towards wearable hemostatic protection

Carolyn McGregor, PhD

6B03

Extreme Climate Pre-deployment Acclimation Resilience Assessment using Climate Chambers and Big Data

Walter Callaghan, MA

6C03

Allyship, Willful Blindness and Toxic Masculinity: Veteran responses to #MeToo and Operation HONOUR

Megan McElheran, PsyD

6E03

Psychological Resiliency in Public Safety Personnel: A description of the Before Operational Stress program

11:15-11:35

Randal Boyes, PhD (Cand)

6A04

The Effect of Water Fluoridation on the Dental Health of Recruits in the Canadian Armed Forces

Lydia Hamer, BAS

6B04

Background Exposures to Environmental Toxicity in Conflict Zones: A literature review

DISCUSSION

Valerie Testa, MSc (Cand)

6E04

Implementation of a First Responder Operational Stress Injury Clinic Using Theoretical Domains Framework and Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research

11:35-11:55

Constantine Batsos, MSc

6A05

Development and Validation of a Predictive Model for Dental Emergencies in the Canadian Armed Forces

DISCUSSION

Aman Hussain, PhD

6E05

Perspectives of Municipal First Responders on Learning and Professional Development

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 2019 ENDS

Poster Presenters

Last Name First Name Degree Affiliation Presentation Title Poster # Presentation Day Presentation Time
Angehrn Andreanne BA University of Regina Gender Differences in the Mental Health of Canadian Police: The role of stress and social support
PM105
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Armour Chérie PhD Ulster University Prevalence and Concordance of Screening for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-5 and International Classification of Diseases-11 Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Diagnoses
PM147
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Armour Chérie PhD Ulster University Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the International Trauma Questionnaire among Northern Ireland Veterans
PT245
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Arsenault Evan BASc Queen's University #Here4U AI Chatbot Prototype, Supporting the Mental Health of the Military Community
PT225
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Bailliu Anne MSW The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group Dissemination of Prolonged Exposure Therapy in Canada
PM125
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Bauermann Tonya PhD The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group Efficacy of a Two-part Cognitive-behavioural Therapy Protocol for Insomnia, Nightmares and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
PT233
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Bennett Brittany BA Memorial University "Then you're in the wrong profession" Perceptions of Officer Fitness from Correctional Trainees
PM103
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Bergman Beverly PhD University of Glasgow The Scottish Veterans Health Study: Insights into long-term health
PM142
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Boland Hamid MEng Department of National Defence A Reward-based Approach to Improve Workplace Well-being Awareness and Behaviours
PM124
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Boulos David MSc Department of National Defence A Study of Compliance with Screening Policy
PM112
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Boulos David MSc Department of National Defence Impact of Screening on Delay to Care for Deployment Related Mental Disorder
PT226
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Bourassa Stephane PhD (Student) Université de Montréal; Canadian Armed Forces; Laval University Methods to Reduce Oxygen Consumption in a Pre-hospital Transportation or Military Setting
PM135
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Boyle Alistair PhD Carleton University Machine Learning for the Prediction of Autonomic Nervous System Response during Virtual Reality Treatment using Biometric Data
PM117
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Bremault-Phillips Suzette PhD University of Alberta Veteran-friendly Campuses in Alberta: Supporting Veteran Military to Civilian Transition
PM143
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Bridgewater Courtney MSc The Ottawa Hospital Clinical and Virtual Reality Assessment of Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Requiring Prism Glasses: Symptomology
PT234
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Buchanan Marla PhD University of British Columbia Veterans' Experiences of Participating in a Natural Horsemanship Program
PM148
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Burtch Andrew PhD Carleton University Accounting for Suicide Cases among Canada's Korean War Dead, 1950-1956
PM149
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Carlucci Samantha BA Department of National Defence Moderating Effect of Age on the Relationship between Personality and Mental Health in Canadian Armed Forces Recruits
PM134
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Carrese Pasqualina DPs (Cand) University of Sherbrooke, Faculté des Lettres et Sciences humaines, Veterans Affairs Canada, Directorate of Mental Health Process of Post-traumatic Growth in Canadian Veterans Diagnosed with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder who became Peer Helpers
PM155
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Carroll Brooke BA University of Ottawa Evaluating the Efficacy of PEER to Inform the Pharmacotherapy for Military Personnel with Depression
PT219
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Cassidy Clifford PhD University of Ottawa Investigating the Function of the Noradrenergic System in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder using Neuromelanin-sensitive Magnetic Resonance Imaging
PM150
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Cheema Sheraz HBSc University of Toronto Pharmacogenetic Testing for the Treatment of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Patients
PM126
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Cousineau-Short Yvon Daniel MPH Carleton University; University of Waterloo; Department of National Defence Study on Pre-enrolment Risk Factors for Suicide in the Canadian Armed Forces: Selection of cases and controls
PM127
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Cousineau-Short Yvon Daniel MPH Carleton University; University of Waterloo; Department of National Defence Sleep Problems in the Military and Public Health Interventions to Address them: A scoping review
PT220
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Daoust Jean-Philippe PhD University of Ottawa Groupe de gestion de la colère pour vétérans de combat ayant un Trouble Stress Post Traumatique - Description et estimation de son efficacité et de son efficience
PM151
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Deschênes Shana MSc (Cand) Université du Québec à Chicoutimi Activité physique et prise en charge des traumatismes liés au stress opérationnel chez les vétérans
PM144
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Drummelsmith Jennifer MA The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Mental Health Needs and Perceptions of Incarcerated Canadian Veterans
PT246
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Easterbrook Bethany PhD (Student) McMaster University Trauma-exposure in Military Members and Public Safety Personnel: A qualitative investigation
PM106
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Edgelow Megan MSc Queen's University The Impact of Sleep on the Health of Canadian Firefighters
PM104
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Edgelow Megan MSc Queen's University The Occupational Therapy Trauma Intervention Framework: A program evaluation
PT205
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Fikretoglu Deniz PhD Department of National Defence National Trends in Mental Health Service Use Intensity in Canadian Military and Civilians, 2002-2013
PM128
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Fletcher Kari PhD University of St. Thomas Global Implications for Civic Engagement among US Student Veterans
PT241
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Forsyth Ashleigh PhD (Student) Queen's University Efficacy of Methylenedioxymethamphetamine-assisted Psychotherapy for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis
PM152
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Franz Anja MSc Department of National Defence Differential Diagnosis using Directional Preference in Canadian Armed Forces Members Suffering from Low Back Pain
PT235
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Fredette Anny MSc Université Laval Lower Limb Running-related Injuries and Running Parameters Among Military Members
PM113
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Geck Celia MA The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group Operational Stress Injury Clinic Services for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Members: A 10-year review
PM107
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Geck Celia MA The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for Military and Law Enforcement with Operational Stress Injuries
PT228
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Gillis Alasdair MSW The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group? Collaborative Decision Making in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment: A survey of client and clinician perspectives
PT215
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Godfrey Kelli LMSW University of Alabama Mental Health of Women Veterans can have Consequences on Future Employment
PT247
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Godsell Pauline BSc Department of National Defence What Gets Measured Gets Managed - Traumatic Brain Injury Persistent Motor Control Deficits
PM136
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Granek Josh PhD Department of National Defence Optimizing Mental Health and Resilience by Leveraging Technology in Training for Canadian Armed Forces Personnel
PT229
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Hawkey Kyle MEd Pennsylvania State University; US Air Force Implementing and Evaluating a Zero Suicide Approach Within the U.S. Air Force
PM129
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Holly Janet MSc The Ottawa Hospital Use of Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment Optokinetic Stimulation for Pseudo-neglect in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
PM118
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Holly Janet MSc The Ottawa Hospital Developing the Hierarchical Domains of Sympathetic Activation of the Autonomic Nervous System
PT224
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Honey Jonathan DC Canadian Armed Forces Summary of Indoor Air Quality Assessments Aboard Royal Canadian Navy Frigates
PM114
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Houle-Johnson Stephanie PhD (Student) University of Ottawa Impact of Potentially Morally Injurious Experiences in the Canadian Forces: A multi-method analysis
PM130
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
House Cody PsyD Alberta Health Services Lessons Learned in Group Programming: Responding to the needs of Veterans
PT248
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Hussain Aman PhD University of Winnipeg Preliminary Findings with a Municipal Fire Department?s Ongoing Professional Development
PT206
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Jones Chelsea PhD (Student) University of Alberta; Department of National Defense Technology Acceptance and Usability of a Virtual Reality Based intervention for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder via the Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment
PM122
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Jones Chelsea PhD (Student) University of Alberta; Department of National Defense Pre/Post Analysis of an Occupational Therapy Tinnitus Management Intervention for Canadian Armed Forces Members
PM123
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Jones Chelsea PhD (Student) University of Alberta; Department of National Defense Edmonton Police Services Workplace Reintegration Program: Analysis of a trainer training initiative
PT208
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Kelly Laura PhD Office of the Veterans Ombudsman Spouses Supporting Transition
PT203
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Ketcheson Felicia MSc St. Joseph's Health Care Association between Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder and Severity of Somatic Symptoms in Treatment-seeking Veterans
PT230
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Killip Shannon MSc McMaster University Differences in Disability Management Outcomes in First Responders Compared to other Occupations
PT204
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Lam Andrea MPH Canadian Armed Forces An Evaluation of the Maritime Forces Pacific Health and Wellness Strategy
PT222
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Lam Jason MA (Student) Queen's University Identifying Patients with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder using Deep Learning
PT249
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Lu Diane MD, PhD Department of National Defence The Canadian Armed Forces Health Survey: Collection experience
PM137
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
MacLean Mary Beth MA Veterans Affairs Canada, Research Directorate Health Services Utilization among Canadian Armed Forces Veterans
PT244
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Mailloux Olivier MD Universit? Laval; Canadian Armed Forces Bariatric Surgery in Active Duty Military Personnel: A literature reveiw
PT236
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Major Robin MA Canadian Armed Forces Self-compassion Training for Compasssion Fatigue, Spiritual Fitness and Psychological Flexibility
PM131
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Major Robin MA Department of National Defence The Effect of a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Program for Insomnia on Patients? Psychological and Daytime Functioning
PT231
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Manser Lynda MMgt Department of National Defence Parents of Military Members
PM101
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Manser Lynda MMgt Department of National Defence The Military Family Experience with Posting-related Relocations
PM102
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Manser Lynda MMgt Department of National Defence, Military Family Services Enhancing Military Family Resilience
PT201
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Martin Krystle PhD Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences Civilian Law Enforcement Personnel and Mental Health
PM111
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Mausz Justin PhD (Cand) McMaster University Unpacking the Sociocultural Characteristics of Paramedic Mental Health: A grounded theory study
PT209
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Mavor Matthew MSc University of Ottawa Lifting Strategies in Male and Female Soldiers following a Loaded March at Varying Temperatures
PT237
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Mccomber Teri PhD (Cand) Veterans Affairs Canada Identifying the Demographics of Veterans Affairs Canada?s clients who access the Veterans Emergency Fund Program
PT240
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
McIntyre Kelli PT Canadian Armed Forces Evidence-based Conservative Rehabilitation for Posterior Glenohumeral Instability: Systematic review
PT238
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
McPherson Carson Doc.SocSci Cedars at Cobble Hill Impact of Social Support for Military Members Initiating and Maintaining Recovery from Addiction
PM132
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
McWilliams Brenna MSc (Cand) Memorial University of Newfoundland Anxiety and Learning to Prepare Hauling Systems for Rope Rescue at Height
PT210
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Moll Sandra PhD McMaster University Co-designing a Mobile App to Prevent Post-traumatic Stress Injury in Public Safety Personnel
PM108
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Morin Jean-Sébastien MA University of Ottawa; Canadian Armed Forces Addressing Moral Injury: A current state analysis of the contributions of Mental Health Chaplains
PT227
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Naicker Kiyuri PhD Department of National Defense Analysis of Sick Leave, Excused Duty, and Medical Employment Limitations in the Canadian Armed Forces (2017/18)
PT216
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Nazari Goris PhD (Cand) Western University Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders In Canadian Firefighters. A systematic review-meta-analysis
PT213
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Novick Jason MA Carewest Operational Stress Injury Clinic Evaluating Clients' Perceptions of Care with Treatment Received for Operational Stress Injuries
PT232
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
O'Neil Jennifer MHSc University of Ottawa, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Rehabilitation SciencesBruy?re Research Institute Remotely Supervised Home Exercise Interventions in Survivors of Moderate or Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A protocol
PM156
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
O'Toole Kaitlin MSc (Student) University of Alberta Evaluating the Quality of Resilience Apps for Military Members and First Responders
PM119
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Oakley Tanya MSW St. Joseph's Healthcare The Relationship between Deployment, Gender and Mental Health in Treatment-seeking Veterans
PT250
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Pajuluoma Gordon MSPH Canadian Armed Forces Determination of Asbestos Containing Materials Within the Skrunda-1 Training Facility in Latvia
PM138
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Palmer Laura MSc King's College London Public and employer perceptions of veterans in Canada, the UK and the US
PT251
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Paquet Emilie PCP Department of National Defence Patient Reported Outcomes and Functional Measures in Canadian Forces with Chronic Pain Conditions
PT223
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Park Rosemary MSc Servicewomen's Salute Creating a Servicewomen's Salute Online Portal for Transitioning and Veteran Canadian Armed Forces Servicewomen
PT252
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Poirier Alain OCAD Veterans Affairs Canada Risk Screening at Veterans Affairs Canada: Development of a questionnaire
PM145
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Poirier Alain OCAD Veterans Affairs Canada Risk Screening at Veterans Affairs Canada: Pilot testing of the tool
PT242
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Pound Teresa BSc Veterans Affairs Canada Female and Male Veterans and Canadians: A sex-disaggregated comparison of well-being
PM146
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Reilly Tara PhD Canadian Armed Forces Generating Resilience to Injuries through Training: A study protocol
PT239
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Retell James PhD Queen's University Development and Validation of a Mental Health Screening Tool for Public Safety Professionals
PT207
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Ritchie Kimberly PhD (Cand) Queen's University A Multiple Case Study Exploring Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Veterans with Dementia Living in Long-term Care
PT253
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Romero-Sanchiz Pablo PhD Dalhousie University Craving and Emotional Responses to Tailored Cues in Cannabis users with Military and Civil Trauma
PM153
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Salter Blair BSc Canadian Armed Forces Adherence to Revised Policy on Malaria Chemoprophylaxis in the Canadian Armed Forces
PT214
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Seagram Belinda PhD Landing Strong Harnessing the potential of virtual community as a method of engaging Injured Veterans and First Responders
PT254
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Shields Duncan PhD University of British Columbia Police Officers Experience of Occupational Stress and Well-being
PM109
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Shields Robyn BA University of Regina Stigma, Mental Health Dnowledge, and Mental Health Service use in Canadian Paramedics
PT211
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Shimmons Kristina MA Statistics Canada Canadian Armed Forces and Veteran data available at Statistics Canada
PM120
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Slobogean Gerard MD University of Maryland 'T-clamp' Provides Rapid Pelvic Ring Stabilization in a Resource Limited Environment
PM139
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Smith Andrew PhD Carleton University; The Ottawa Hospital; Department of National Defence A Mobile App For Annotating Symptoms of Polytrauma Involving Traumatic Brain Injury, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, and Complex Pain
PM121
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Smith Shane MD Western University The Effectiveness of Junctional Tourniquets: A systematic review and meta-analysis
PM140
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Stelnicki Andrea PhD University of Regina Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Before Operational Stress Program
PM110
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Stelnicki Andrea PhD University of Regina Tracking the Mental Health of Canadian Firefighter Peer Supporters
PT212
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Stevelink Sharon PhD PhD King's College London Identifying Military Veterans in a Clinical Research Database: Evaluation of two methods
PM141
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Tam-Seto Linna PhD Queen's University "The Dragon" and "The Dark Spot": The language of post-traumatic stress disorder according to the Canadian military community
PM133
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Theriault Francois MSc Department of National Defence Case Management in the Canadian Armed Forces: Epidemiological surveillance of a national program
PT217
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Thierbach Sylvi MD German Armed Forces Use of C-MAC® Videolaryngoscope for Endotracheal Intubation in Patients with Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest
PM115
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Thierbach Sylvi MD German Armed Forces Necessity to Depict Variable Neck Anatomy for Training of Cricothyroidotomy
PT218
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
VanTil Linda MSc Veterans Affairs Canada Census 2021
PT243
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Williams Ashley MSc Queen's University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Rehabilitation Therapy Healthcare Access Pathways for Military-connected Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
PT202
Tuesday October 22 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Wood Valerie PhD Queen's University Characteristics of the Canadian Armed Forces Help-seekers, Non-help seekers, and No Need Groups
PM116
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Zafari Hasan PhD Queen's University Weakly Supervised Text Classification for Assisting Patient Data Processing
PM154
Monday October 21 1:00 PM-2:20 PM