March 21, 2023
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Jerrod Brown, Ph.D., presents a live professional training program on Severe Mental Illness and Metabolic Dysfunction. This badge-earning program can be shared digitally on platforms like LinkedIn or your resume and counts towards a certificate. Enroll in this program to earn credit towards the Integrated Behavioral Health Certificate and share your new digital credentials with prospective employers and colleagues.
Individuals with serious mental health conditions typically experience metabolic dysfunction at higher rates than the general population. This program will explore possible causes and contributing factors for metabolic dysfunction in this population, along with their associated consequences.
Implications for screening, interviewing, and intervention through an integrated behavioral health lens will be highlighted throughout this program. Empirically based research findings will be highlighted throughout this program.
Relevant topics covered will include:
- Unhealthy lifestyle behaviors
- Trauma & psychological distress
- Hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis dysfunction
- Therapeutic lifestyle changes
- Problematic coping strategies
- Chronic low-grade inflammation
- Somatic comorbidities
- Health disparities
- Socioeconomic factors
- Sleep disturbances
- Emotional dysregulation
- Loneliness and social isolation
- Substance misuse
This live program is intended for mental health and other allied professionals.
This live program is appropriate for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level clinicians.
Jerrod Brown, PhD
Jerrod Brown, Ph.D., M.A., M.S., M.S., M.S., is a professor, trainer, researcher, and consultant with multiple years of experience teaching collegiate courses. Jerrod is also the founder and CEO of the American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies (AIAFS). Jerrod has also provided consu...
Upon completion of this program you will be able to:
Describe severe mental illness
Describe metabolic dysfunction and other related constructs
Describe the symptoms and red flag indicators of metabolic dysfunction among persons with severe mental illness
Describe intervention techniques and approaches for persons with severe mental illness and metabolic dysfunction
Describe relevant and up-to-date research findings
Live Event Policy
All program information will be available on your dashboard after registration. When registering, use an email that is active and that you check regularly. We are not responsible for communications not being received; if you do not add firstname.lastname@example.org to your email safe sender list, our emails are likely to end up in your spam or junk folders.
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.
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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