September 14, 2022 | 10:00am - 11:00am (Pacific)

1 Hour | 1 CE

This live webinar on Trauma and Sleep Disturbances is presented by Jerrod Brown, PhD. 

Adequate sleep is the foundation to optimal behavioral, cognitive, emotional, social, and physical health functioning. Several neurobiopsychosocial factors can impact overall sleep health. One such factor that may negatively impact sleep health is trauma. Persons impacted by trauma commonly experience sleep-related disturbances and such issues are elevated among persons involved in psycholegal settings. 

This webinar focuses on increasing awareness of the impact trauma has on sleep 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:

  • Define trauma and other related terms

  • Describe common sleep-related disorders

  • Describe screening options to identify sleep disturbances among persons impacted by trauma

  • Describe best practices for minimizing the consequences associated with trauma and sleep disturbances in criminal justice, forensic mental health, and legal settings

  • Describe key research findings, statistics, and concepts associated with trauma and sleep disturbances 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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  • 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

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