December 7, 2022 | 10:00am - 11:00am (Pacific)

1 Hour | 1 CE

This live webinar on Executive Dysfunction and Trauma in Psycholegal Settings is presented by Jerrod Brown, PhD

Executive function is a set of higher-order cognitive abilities that enable an individual to identify and pursue goals. The cognitive skills that compose executive function are typically thought to include attentional control, flexibility to switch between tasks, inhibition, and working memory to name a few. Exposure to trauma and other forms of adversity have been found to negatively impact executive function capabilities. Designed for professionals working in psycholegal settings, this training examines the impact trauma and other forms of adversity have on executive function abilities. This webinar focuses on increasing awareness of the impact trauma has on executive function capabilities and the implications these topics have on criminal justice, forensic mental health, and legal settings. Special emphasis is placed on implications for interviewing, screening, intake, intervention, and discharge planning throughout this training. Empirically based research findings and case study examples will be highlighted throughout this training.

Presented By

Jerrod Brown, PhD

Jerrod Brown, PhD, is the Treatment Director for Pathways Counseling Center, Inc., the lead developer of an online Master of Arts degree in Human Services with an emphasis in Forensic Behavioral Health from Concordia University, St. Paul, Minnesota, the founder and CEO of the American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies (AIAFS), and the Editor-in-Chief of Forensic Scholars Today (FST) and the Journal of Special Populations (JSP).

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Describe the executive function and learn about its building blocks and various dimensions

  • Describe red flag indicators, warning signs, and consequences of executive function deficits

  • Describe how trauma and other forms of adversity can negatively impact executive function capabilities

  • Describe screening and intervention approaches

  • Describe key research findings, statistics, and concepts associated with executive function deficits and trauma in psycholegal settings

  • Intended Audience

    This live webinar is intended for mental health and other allied professionals.

  • Experience Level

    This live webinar is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.

  • CE / CPD Credit

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Live Event Policy

  • Event Communications

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  • Cancellation Policy

    Have a sudden change of plans and are unable to attend live? No worries, you will be given access to the on-demand version of the program once available. Alternately, your registration can be migrated to another live event.

  • Event Conduct

    Please conduct yourself in a professional manner throughout the event. Our goal is to make this as interactive an experience as possible for all who attend. We reserve the right to remove any participants who are disruptive or who act unprofessionally.

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