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Professional Training – Web Conferences

Professional Training – Web Conferences - Service

Principal Investigator: Gregory, Kelly B.

Service Description

Our Professional Training team can work with your organization on developing web based training tools to suit your needs. We offer an ongoing series of free web-based conferences in which we invite an expert to come to our studio to present on a timely and interesting topic for behavioral health professionals. Streamed live over the Internet, these trainings allow for real-time interaction between participants and the presenter. We also provide additional resources as well as the opportunity to receive CEUs.

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History of the Treatment of People with Mental Illness in Missouri

This module will talk about early mental health care centers in the state of Missouri including State Hospital Number One in Fulton, the St. Louis County Insane Asylum, and the Saint Louis Hospital for Social Evils. The history of these hospitals, the treatments offered patients, and the management of people with mental illness as affected by social and medical movements form the core of this presentation.

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Advanced Issues in the Psychological Treatment of Complex Anxiety Disorders

In this program, Dr. Alec Pollard discusses the changes in approaches to treating complex Anxiety Disorders, the move from diagnosis- driven interventions to model-driven interventions, the significant role basic laboratory research plays in the life of the clinician, the use of medications alongside psychotherapies, and near- and far-term research. Treatment resistance and ambivalence, and family inclusion are also addressed.

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Trauma 101: Understanding the Impact of Trauma

Many people, children and adults alike, suffer experiences that meet the definition of trauma. The impact of traumatic events on individuals varies but approximately one third of people experiencing trauma will require professional intervention. A definition of trauma is presented; the impact that trauma has on individuals described; and various ways to treat trauma introduced. Several evidence based interventions are included among the various treatment modalities discussed.

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