Emotional Resilience Skills Training (ERST) for Trauma and Stress Disorders

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Trauma and Stress Disorders+7 MoreEmotional Resilience Skills Training (ERST) - Behavioral
19 - 57
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is investigating whether a new training program for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) can help reduce posttraumatic stress injuries (PTSI).

Eligible Conditions
  • Trauma and Stress Disorders
  • Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Vicarious Trauma
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Depression
  • Trauma

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

8 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Time 2 (post-training; week 26), Time 3 (1-year follow-up), Time 4 (2-year follow-up), Time 5 (3-year follow-up), Time 6 (4-year follow-up), Time 7 (5-year follow-up)

Week 26
Change in Generalized Anxiety Disorder Symptoms from Time 1 (pre-training; week 1) to Time 2 (post-training; week 26)
Unipolar Depression
Panic Disorder
Change in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms from Time 1 (pre-training; week 1) to Time 2 (post-training; week 26)
Week 26
Sustained Generalized Anxiety Disorder Symptoms from Time 2 (post-training; week 26) to Time 7 (5-year follow-up)
Sustained Major Depressive Disorder Symptoms from Time 2 (post-training; week 26) to Time 7 (5-year follow-up)
Panic Disorder
Sustained Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms from Time 2 (post-training; week 26) to Time 7 (5-year follow-up)

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Standard Training Condition (STC)
1 of 2
Augmented Training Condition (ATC)
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

960 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Emotional Resilience Skills Training (ERST) · No Placebo Group · N/A

Augmented Training Condition (ATC)
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Emotional Resilience Skills Training (ERST) · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Standard Training Condition (STC)
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Active Monitoring · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: time 2 (post-training; week 26), time 3 (1-year follow-up), time 4 (2-year follow-up), time 5 (3-year follow-up), time 6 (4-year follow-up), time 7 (5-year follow-up)

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of ReginaLead Sponsor
40 Previous Clinical Trials
5,908 Total Patients Enrolled
Ministry of Public Safety and Emergency PreparednessUNKNOWN
Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and TreatmentUNKNOWN
2 Previous Clinical Trials
402 Total Patients Enrolled
Royal Canadian Mounted PoliceUNKNOWN
Government of CanadaOTHER_GOV
10 Previous Clinical Trials
1,685 Total Patients Enrolled
R. Nicholas Carleton, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Regina
2 Previous Clinical Trials
800 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 19 - 57 · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Who else is applying?

How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What site did they apply to?
University of Regina100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%