CALM Customized Anger Level Management

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Health Program
Contract: W81XWH-12-C-0065
Agency Tracking Number: O112-H13-3141
Amount: $149,626.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD11-H13
Solicitation Number: 2011.2
Small Business Information
Smart Information Flow Technologies, d/b/a SIFT
211 N 1st St., Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN, -
DUNS: 103477993
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Sonja Schmer-Galunder
 Research Scientist
 (646) 464-1924
 sgalunder@sift.net
Business Contact
 Harry Funk
Title: Vice President
Phone: (612) 339-7438
Email: hfunk@sift.net
Research Institution
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Abstract
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.

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