TORONTO, March 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Wounded Warriors Canada (WWC) is proud to announce that Dr. Tim Black, R. Psych., has joined the organization on a pro-bono basis to serve as the WWC National Clinical Advisor (NCA). Dr. Black is an Associate Professor of Counselling Psychology at the University of Victoria
Scott Maxwell, Executive Director of Wounded Warriors Canada, commented, "For Wounded Warriors Canada, program development and delivery represents the driving force of our mission to honour and support our ill and injured Canadian Armed Forces members, Veterans, First Responders and their families. Given the growth of our national programming, and having expanded to include support for First Responders and their families, we believe that having Dr. Black on our team will provide an additional level of expert review, which will only strengthen our robust program delivery. "
Dr. Tim Black commented, "Wounded Warriors Canada is leading the way in helping Veterans, First Responders and their families cope with the challenges of living with an Operational Stress Injury. I am honoured to take on the role as the WWC National Clinical Advisor and look forward to supporting their current and future programming efforts."
The role of Wounded Warriors Canada National Clinical Advisor (NCA) is being created in partnership with the University of Victoria Dr. Black's home university and a Canadian Institute for Military and Veterans Health Research partner. The NCA will serve to maintain and improve Wounded Warriors Canada's current clinical programs by providing advice and systematic evaluation of programs. The NCA will also advise and assist in the evaluation of the efficacy, viability, objectives and overall contribution of any new programs to the well-being of Veterans, First Responders and their families.
SOURCE Wounded Warriors Canada
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