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  • Webinar
     April 29, 2021
     4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Central Standard Time (CST)

Disruptive behavior (e.g., oppositional defiant disorder and conduct disorder) and attention (e.g., attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) disorders are characterized by symptoms of aggression, angry outbursts, antisocial behaviors, attention problems, defiance of authority figures, impulsivity, and uncooperative and defiant behaviors. In combination with other environmental, family, socio-emotional, and physical health factors, these multi-faceted conditions can contribute to a host of daily life functioning impairments for children. One impairment of particular concern is sleep disturbance, which has a significantly higher prevalence among children diagnosed with disruptive and attention disorders than in the general population. This training is designed to increase understanding of the causes, consequences, and interventions for sleep disturbances among children diagnosed with disruptive behavior and attention disorders. Empirically-based research findings will be presented throughout this training. 

Attendance and Location Details


Date and Time


Thursday, April 29th, 2021 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm CST 


*Live Webinar Attendees: YouTube Live/Zoom link will be made available to you 24-48 hours prior to event date.

*We are not offering in-person ticket registration at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.



This training will provide participants clinical knowledge and tools to:

a). Define disruptive behavior and attention disorders.

b). Develop a working knowledge of the common causes and consequences associated with disruptive behavior and attention disorders and sleep disturbances.

c). Discuss screening options to improve the identification of sleep disturbances among clients with a history of trauma exposure.

d). Learn about intervention and treatment options.

e). Acquire a basic understanding of the existing empirical research on disruptive behavior and attention disorders and sleep disturbances.


Target Audience:

Mental health counselors, psychologists, social workers, drug and alcohol counselors, marriage and family therapists, telehealth treatment professionals, and other clinical mental health professionals.


Instructional Level: Intermediate

Instructor(s): Jerrod Brown, PhD, MA, MS, MS, MS

Material Author(s): Jerrod Brown, PhD, MA, MS, MS, MS

Jerrod Brown, PhD, MA, MS, MS, MS 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 Youth Firesetting Prevention/Intervention Specialist, an Anger Resolution Therapist (CART), Thinking for a Change (T4C) Facilitator, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Trainer, an Autism Specialist, Digestive Health Specialist, Gut Health Specialist, Stress and Mindset Coach, Sleep Science Coach, Sex Crimes & Relational Paraphilic Attachments (RPA), Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider (CMHIMP), and a Problem Gambling treatment provider in the state of Minnesota. In addition to the certifications mentioned above, Jerrod also holds a micro-credential as an Executive Functions Consultant (EFC) and has completed the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), Suicide Alertness for Everyone (safeTALK), and the Mental Health First Aid USA certification training courses. Jerrod has published numerous articles and book chapters, and recently co-edited the book Forensic Mental Health: A Source Guide for Professionals (Brown & Weinkauf, 2018) with Erv Weinkauf. Email: Jerrod01234Brown@live.com

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