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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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Take Charge Training: Exercise and Nutrition for Individuals with Mental Illness

Individuals with mental illness die an average of 25 years younger than the general population. Often these early deaths are attributable to medical factors such as diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension. These other medical factors can be prevented and/or managed with the implementation of good nutritional habits and proper exercise. In this training, Ms. Kincade takes us through the experiences of the Independence Center in St. Louis which set up a Wellness Program for its members. She discusses the challenges faced in various settings–the mental health center, the home and the community–while trying to help people develop good habits, and several practical tips and solutions.

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Introduction to Traumatic Brain Injury

There are very few injuries or medical conditions that can impact every aspect of a person. Brain injury does not just impact the individual, it impacts their family members and their loved ones. Learn the prevalence, causes, and consequences of traumatic brain injury as well as diagnosis and treatment options.

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