Michelle Seibel, BN, MA
Michelle Seibel, BN, MA
Position: Senior Lecturer
InterestsNursing and Health Care:
*Job satisfaction, work/life balance, organizational culture
*Violence and bullying prevention, crisis intervention and training
*Mental health and caregiver support
*Prevention and early identification of mental health disorders
Nursing Practice Expertise:
Research InterestsResearch and Scholarly Activity:
*Violence and bullying prevention in nursing
*Educational process and self-care skills, conflict resolution
*Student health habits and well-being
*Family resilience in mental health issues
EducationRN (Selkirk College)
BN (Athabasca University)
MA in Leadership and Training (Royal Roads University)
Certificate: Home Support and Residential Care Aide (Selkirk College)
Certificate: Long Term Care Aide/Home Support Worker (Cariboo College)
Seibel, M. (2007). An Exploration of the Non-Reporting of Violent Incidents in Nursing. Masters thesis, Royal Roads University, British Columbia.
Seibel, M.(2014). For Us Or Against Us? Perceptions of Faculty Bullying During Undergraduate Nursing Education Clinical Experiences. Journal of Nursing Education in Practice, 14, 271-274.
Fehr, F.C. & Seibel, L.M. (2016). Cognitive Rehearsal Training for Upskilling Undergraduate Nursing Students Against Bullying: A Qualitative Pilot Study. Journal of Quality Advancement in Nursing Education, 2(1), Article 5.
Seibel, M. & Fehr, F. (2018). They can crush you: Nursing students' experiences of bullying and the role of faculty. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 8(6), 66-76. DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v8n6p66
Local and Regional
Seibel, M. & Fehr, F. (2017). They can crush you: The student experience of bullying and the role of faculty. WNRCASN Conference. Victoria, BC.
Seibel, M., Corsi, C., Weisgerber, D. (April 2014). TRU Confessions: Highlights of the National College Health Assessment. Open presentation to Thompson Rivers University students, faculty and staff.
Seibel, M. (2008). Violence, Harassment, and the Nursing Student. Collaboration for Academic Education in Nursing Provincial Conference. Kamloops, British Columbia.
Fehr, F. & Seibel, M. (2016). Anti-bullying intervention for nursing students: Up-skilling students through the use of cognitive rehearsal training (CRT). Presentation at Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Conference. Toronto, Ontario.
Seibel, M. (June, 2013). For us or against us? Perceptions of faculty bullying during undergraduate nursing education clinical experience. Presentation at Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing National Conference. Vancouver, BC.
Seibel, M., Fehr, F. (June 2015). Cognitive Rehearsal Training (CRT) as an Anti-Bullying Strategy for Nursing Students. Conference presentation, International Conference for Health Promoting Universities and Colleges, Kelowna, BC.
Seibel, M.(October 2014). Cognitive Rehearsal Training (CRT) as an Anti-Bullying Strategy for Nursing Students. Conference presentation, International Conference for Violence in the Health Sector, Miami, Florida.
(2017) WorkSafeBC Innovation at Work Grant ($27, 093.00). Co-investigator with Florriann Fehr, PI. Project Title: Cognitive Rehearsal Training (CRT) as an Anti-Bullying Intervention for Nursing Students and New Nurse Graduates part 1. REB Approval: July 6, 2017 (#101622).
(2014) Internal Research Fund Grant ($5000). Co-investigator with Dr. Florriann Fehr. Project Title: Cognitive Rehearsal Training (CRT) as an Anti-Bullying Intervention for Nursing Students. Pilot study. REB Approval: June 18, 2014 (#100691).
(2010) British Columbia Nurses Union Education Scholarship ($800).
Employment History2007- present Thompson Rivers University
2004-2014 Royal Inland Hospital
2003-2004 Mount St. Francis Hospital
2003-2004 Kootenay Lake Hospital
2001-2003 Mount St. Francis Hospital
Resident Care Aide
1984-1987 Juan de Fuca Hospitals
Long Term Care Aide
Courses TaughtNursing 1170: Relational Practice 1
Nursing 1700: Professional Growth 1
Nursing 1740: Nursing Practice 1
Nursing 1830: Health and Healing 2: Health Indicators Across the Lifespan
Nursing 1840: Nursing Practice 2, Lab Theory and Practice
Nursing 2380: Consolidated Practice Experience 2
Nursing 226: Professional Growth 2
Nursing 2730: Health and Healing 3: Health Challenges/Healing Initiatives
Nursing 2740: Nursing Practice 3
Nursing 2830: Health and Healing 4
Nursing 2840: Nursing Practice 4
Nursing 3380: Consolidated Practice Experience 3
Nursing 3390: Consolidated Practice Experience 3: International (Samoa)
Nursing 3730: Health and Healing V: Complex Health Challenges/Healing Initiatives
Nursing 3740: Nursing Practice 5
Professional AffiliationsCollege of Registered Nurses of British Columbia
Member, BC Nurses' Union
Western and Northern Region Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (WNRCASN)
Mental Health First Aid Canada (MHCC), Instructor