WCB AWARDS GRANT TO DR. SAREEN FOR DEVELOPING CBTM CLASSES TO PREVENT PTSD

MA Worker’s Compensation Board of Manitoba Research and Workplace Innovation Program Grant (2017 – 2019)

An RWIP grant was awarded for the project titled: Online and classroom delivered mindfulness-based cognitive behaviour therapy course for building workplace resilience:
A pilot randomized controlled trial. The goal of this project is to adapt and provide CBTm Classes for public safety personnel (including firefighters, police officers, and paramedics) and nurses. The aim is to promote and develop CBTm Classes as a service for preventing and addressing PTSD and related conditions experienced by those working in high-stress professions.

The RWIP Grant was awarded to:
Dr. Jitender Sareen MD, Gordon Asmundson PhD, R. Nicholas Carleton PhD, Healther Hadjistavropoulos PhD, Pamela Holens PhD, Laurence Katz MD, Jolene Kinley PhD, Sarvesh Logsetty MD, Natalie Mota PhD, Tanya Sala MD, Debbie Whitney PhD, Jacquelyne Wong MA