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CALM Customized Anger Level Management

Award Information

Department of Defense
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Program Year/Program:
2012 / SBIR
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Small Business Information
Smart Information Flow Technologies, d/b
211 N 1st St. Suite 300 Minneapolis, MN -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2012
Title: CALM Customized Anger Level Management
Agency: DOD
Contract: W81XWH-12-C-0065
Award Amount: $149,626.00


From a provider perspective, the effective and evidence-based treatment of post-deployment psycho-logical health issues is time intensive and costly. For the patient, therapy is hard work and successful recovery is dependent on motivation and social support. CALM - Customized Anger Level Manage-ment - is a web-based, therapist-assisted and self-paced stress- and anger management toolkit, consist-ing of four interconnected elements remote physiological monitoring, individually tailored apprais-al/coping strategies, social support and virtual coaching. CALM is specifically designed to address the needs of both health care providers and patients in order to facilitate the therapeutic work. CALM provides a unique set of tools to address the various needs on both ends allowing for individualized treatment options when needed and where needed.

Principal Investigator:

Sonja Schmer-Galunder
Research Scientist
(646) 464-1924

Business Contact:

Harry Funk
Vice President
(612) 339-7438
Small Business Information at Submission:

Smart Information Flow Technologies, d/b/a SIFT
211 N 1st St. Suite 300 Minneapolis, MN -

EIN/Tax ID: 411929753
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No