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The American Institute for the Advancement of Forensic Studies - Webinar


Persons Experiencing Homelessness and Sleep Disturbances: A Brief Review for Professionals   (MEMBERS ONLY)

Presented by Jerrod Brown, Ph.D.

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Webinar Objectives:

  • Learn about the basics of sleep
  • Define homelessness
  • Examine causes for sleep disturbances among persons experiencing homelessness
  • Review intervention approaches aimed at improving sleep health among persons experiencing homelessness

Description:

This training seminar is specifically designed for professionals who are interested in learning about the impact sleep-related disturbances have on persons who are homeless. Participants will also learn about strategies and techniques that may help to improve overall sleep quality in this population. Screening considerations will also be explored. 


Presenter Biography:

Jerrod Brown, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor for Concordia University, St. Paul, Minnesota and is the lead developer and program director for the Master of Arts degree in Human Services with an Emphasis in Forensic Behavioral Health. Jerrod has also been employed with Pathways Counseling Center in St. Paul, Minnesota for the past seventeen years. Pathways provides programs and services benefiting individuals impacted by mental illness and addictions. Jerrod is also 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). Jerrod has completed four separate master’s degree programs and holds graduate certificates in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Other Health Disabilities (OHD), and Traumatic-Brain Injuries (TBI). Jerrod is also certified as a Brain Health Coach, Trauma Professional, Compassion Fatigue Professional, Sleep Science Coach, Stress and Mindset Coach, Holistic Health Coach, Youth Firesetting Prevention/Intervention Specialist, an Anger Resolution Therapist (CART), a Thinking for a Change (T4C) Facilitator, a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Trainer, an Autism Specialist, and a Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider (CMHIMP).



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