February 9th, 2022 | 10:00am - 11:00am (Pacific)

1 Hour | 1 CE

This live webinar on Complex Trauma and the Criminal Justice System is presented by Jerrod Brown, PhD.

Complex trauma occurs when a child is subjected to repetitive and chronic forms of abuse and adversity (i.e., neglect, emotional, physical, or sexual) that can result in lifelong developmental, physical, social, and mental health impairments. These adverse outcomes have significant implications for persons who become involved in the criminal justice system. Intended for criminal justice, forensic mental health, and legal professionals, this workshop will examine the causes, consequences, and clinical and forensic implications of complex trauma. Relevant topics covered during this training will include the complex PTSD diagnosis in the ICD-11, mistrust, self-regulation deficits, attachment problems, executive dysfunction, risk-taking behaviors, homelessness, internalizing and externalizing behavioral issues, and anti-social behaviors to name a few. Empirically based research findings 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 course you will be able to:

  • Describe complex trauma

  • Describe the causes and consequences of complex trauma

  • Describe the clinical and forensic implications of complex trauma

  • Describe screening and intervention considerations

  • Describe relevant recent research finding

  • 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.

  • 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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