Moral Injury & Building Resilience Webinar Resources

Webinar: Moral Injury & Building Resilience

With Dr. Katy Kamkar, Ph.D. C.Psych, Clinical Psychologist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), and Assistant Professor within the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto.

Date: Nov 26, 2020

Time: 12pm EST

Useful Resources:

Kamkar, K. & Papazoglou, K. (2020). Mitigating Risk Factors and Building Protective Factors as Prevention Strategies for Public Safety Personnel Duty Work. In Tom Frame (ed.), The Moral Challenges of Vocational Wellbeing, Connor Court, Brisbane.

Kamkar, K, Edwards, G., Hesketh, I., McFee, D., Papazoglou, K., Pedersen, P, Sanders, K., Stamatakis, T., Thompson, J. (2020). Dialogue Highlights from the LEPH2019 Panel on Police Mental Health and Well-Being. Journal of CSWB, 5, 2-7. https://journalcswb.ca/index.php/cswb/article/view/123/246

Book Chapter on Moral Injury in Law Enforcement. Kamkar, K., Russo, C., Chopko, B., Tuttle, B.M., Blumberg, D.M., & Papazoglou, K. (2019). Moral Injury in Law Enforcement. In K. Papazoglou & D.M. Blumberg (Eds.), POWER: Police Officers Wellness, Ethics, & Resilience (pp. 117-128). Elsevier-Academic Press: San Diego, CA. https://www.elsevier.com/books/power/papazoglou/978-0-12-817872-0

Papazoglou, K., Blumberg, D.M., Briones Chiongbian, V., Tuttle, B.M., Aukhojee, P., Kamkar, K., Chopko, B., & Koskelainen, M. (2020). The Role of Moral Injury in PTSD among Law Enforcement Officers. Frontiers in Psychology, 11:310. Open Access: DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00310 https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00310/full

Papazoglou, K., Blumberg, D.M., Kamkar, K., McIntyre-Smith, A., & Koskelainen, M. (2020). Addressing Moral Suffering in Police Work: Theoretical Conceptualization and Counselling Implications. Canadian Journal of Counselling & Psychotherapy, 54(1), 71-87. https://cjc-rcc.ucalgary.ca/article/view/68490

Papazoglou, K., Kamkar, K., & Aukhojee, P. (2019). Fighting the Enemy Within the Fortress. Crisis, Stress, & Human Resilience, 1(2), 48-51. https://www.crisisjournal.org/article/10271-fighting-the-enemy-within-the-fortress

Most Recent Workplace Mental Health & Police/First Responders Mental Health Articles:

Kamkar, K. (2020). Mental Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Health and Wellness Blog, Toronto Public Library. July 16, 2020. https://torontopubliclibrary.typepad.com/health-and-wellness/2020/07/navigating-the-next-normal-during-the-pandemic.html

Mehdizadeh, S & Kamkar, K (2020). COVID-19 and the impact on police services. Journal of Community Safety and Well-Being, pages 42-44, July 2020 https://journalcswb.ca/index.php/cswb/article/view/139/253

Kamkar, K. (2020). Navigating Through the COVID-19 Pandemic: Build your Individualized Self-Care Plan. Section Editor, Journal of Community Safety and Well-Being, The Dispatch, pages 2-3, May 2020. https://madmimi.com/s/295cb01

Votta-Bleeker, L., Kamkar, K., & Sheppard-Perkins, E. (2020). “Psychology Works” Fact Sheet: Grief, Bereavement and COVID-19, Canadian Psychological Association, May 12, 2020. https://cpa.ca/psychology-works-fact-sheet-grief-bereavement-and-covid-19/

Kamkar, K. & McLean, C. (April 2020). Helping Health Care Workers Cope with COVID-19-Related Trauma. Anxiety Canada, April 16, 2020. https://www.anxietycanada.com/articles/helping-health-care-workers-cope-with-covid-19-related-trauma/

Kamkar, K. (April 2020). Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) independent review panel final report. Thomson Reuters, Canadian Occupational Safety, April 13, 2020. https://www.thesafetymag.com/ca/news/opinion/ontario-provincial-police-opp-independent-review-panel-final-report/219483

Kamkar, K. (February 2020). 18 ways to improve workplace mental health. Thomson Reuters, Canadian Occupational Safety, February 03, 2020. https://www.thesafetymag.com/ca/news/opinion/18-ways-to-improve-workplace-mental-health/212351

Kamkar, K. (September 2019). When Struck by a Dark Cloud – Grief & Loss. Unsinkable. September 23, 2019. https://weareunsinkable.com/when-struck-by-a-dark-cloud-grief-loss/

Kamkar, K. (August 2019). Burnout latest ‘occupational phenomenon’. Thomson Reuters, Canadian Occupational Safety, August 7, 2019. https://www.cos-mag.com/psychological-health-safety/columns/burnout-latest-occupational-phenomenon/

Kamkar, K. (May 2019). 20 warning signs of compassion fatigue: First responders experiencing secondary traumatic stress due to nature of work. Thomson Reuters, Canadian Occupational Safety, May 21, 2019. https://www.cos-mag.com/psychological-health-safety/columns/20-warning-signs-of-compassion-fatigue/
Related video: Canadian Occupational Safety – Dealing with Compassion Fatigue https://youtu.be/6ORZNKoc7nYRZNKoc7nY

Kamkar, K. (January 2019). First responders suffering from ‘moral injury’. Thomson Reuters, Canadian Occupational Safety, January 7, 2019. https://www.cos-mag.com/psychological-health-safety/columns/first-responders-suffering-from-moral-injury/

Kamkar, K. (August 2018). 11 ways to boost mental health in the workplace. Thomson Reuters, Canadian Occupational Safety, August 7, 2018. https://www.cos-mag.com/psychological-health-safety/columns/11-ways-to-boost-mental-health-in-the-workplace/
Related video: Canadian Occupational Safety – Top 7 ways to boost mental health in the workplace: https://www.thesafetymag.com/ca/multimedia/psychological/top-7-ways-to-boost-mental-health-in-the-workplace/187739