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April 24, 2023 – July 10, 2023

Training - Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment


The Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research (CIPSRT) is excited to announce the release of multiple ER2MR, Treatment 101 and Sleep 101 course offerings. These courses are free of charge and available to Public Safety Personnel (PSP).

Sleep 101: Poor sleep can impact your physical and mental health. Research has shown in samples of public safety personnel (PSP) that the majority reported symptoms consistent with insomnia, and PSP consistently get less sleep than the general population (Angehrn et al., 2020; Cramm et al., 2021). Research has also shown that structured sleep education provided to PSP can help improve their sleep (Nakada, Sugimoto, Kadotani, & Yamada, 2017; Sullivan et al., 2021). Given the increased understanding of the importance of sleep to both mental and physical health, CIPSRT has partnered with Dr. Colleen Carney, Director of the Sleep and Depression Laboratory at Toronto Metropolitan University, to develop a sleep course for PSP.

Offering #1: May 10, May 15 – 17 Please follow this link for further information regarding the Sleep 101 course offering and to register:

Treatment 101: Treatment 101 for public safety personnel is a five-module online course designed to support Public safety personnel (PSP) in making informed decisions about their mental health care. This course will walk participants through the process of deciding upon and obtaining mental health services; and includes topics such as insurance coverage, types of service providers, relevant terms and definitions, evidence-based treatment options, tips for choosing a mental health service provider, and what to expect at the first appointment with a mental health care professional. · 

Offering #2: May 8 – 20, 2023 ·

Offering #3: June 5 – June 17, 2023 ·

Offering #10: July 10 – July 22, 2023

Please follow this link for further information regarding the Treatment 101 course offering and to register: 

ER2MR: CIPSRT converted the Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR) front-line (Level 1) training materials into an online learning solution so that more public safety personnel. (PSP) across Canada could benefit from the training program. In light of challenges faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, R2MR (L1) is offered in a blended, online format and combines written content, images, videos, and interactive learning elements. This delivery style affords PSP the opportunity to learn in a flexible manner that suits their life situation. They can engage with the course materials, peers, and facilitator while using the online platform. Video conferencing offers a familiar face-to-face feel to support deep learning of a practical nature with critical conversations, case study discussions, and a sharing of experiences amongst participants. ·

Offering #1: May 8-9 & May 15-16, 2023 ·

Offering #2: June 8-9 & June 15-16, 2023

Please follow this link for further information regarding the ER2MR course offerings and to register:

If you have any questions about these training opportunitites offered by CIPSRT, please contact Derek Shogren at



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