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Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health: Strategies to Enhance Mood and
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Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health: Strategies to Enhance Mood and Well-Being


Faculty:
Leslie Korn
Duration:
Full Day
Product Code:
LWC095988
Brochure Code:
PLW69726
Media Type:
Live Webcast

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Description

If we are what we eat, then beyond the mind-body connection there’s also a food-mind-body connection.

This live webcast will explore the latest nutritional research to inform psychotherapeutic practice and how diet can affect mood, as well as the links between depression, inflammation, and cognitive function.

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.

Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.


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South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists

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PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 

You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


California Psychologists

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Florida Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 5.5 continuing education credits.


Pennsylvania Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI maintains responsibility for the program(s). This program qualifies for 5.5 continuing education hours.


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 5.5 (Clinical Practice) continuing education credits for completing this intermediate level course. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required. No partial credit will be offered for partial attendance. 


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Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 5.5 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 


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Faculty

Leslie Korn Related seminars and products: 5

Ph.D., MPH, LMHC


Leslie Korn, Ph.D., MPH, LMHC is a renowned integrative medicine clinician and educator specializing in the use of nutritional, herbal and culinary medicine for the treatment of trauma and emotional and chronic physical illness.  She is known for her dynamism and humor as a speaker.  She has provided over 50,000 hours of treatment in private practice for diverse populations.  Her clinical practice focuses on providing clients effective alternatives to psychotropics.  She completed her graduate education in the departments of psychiatry and public health at Harvard Medical School and her life training in the jungle of Mexico where she lived and worked alongside local healers for over 25 years.  

She directed a naturopathic medicine and training clinic facilitating health, culinary and fitness retreats.  She is licensed and certified in nutritional therapy, mental health counseling, and bodywork (Polarity and Cranial Sacral and medical massage therapies) and is an approved clinical supervisor.  She introduced somatic therapies for complex trauma patients in out-patient psychiatry at Harvard Medical school in 1985 and served as a consultant in ethnomedicine to the Trauma Clinic, Boston.  She is the former clinical director and faculty of New England School of Acupuncture and faculty at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine.  She is the author of the seminal book on the body and complex trauma: Rhythms of Recovery: Trauma, Nature and the Body (Routledge, 2012), and Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health (W. W. Norton, 2016), Eat Right Feel Right: Over 80 Recipes and Tips to Improve Mood, Sleep, Attention & Focus (PESI, 2017), Multicultural Counseling Workbook: Exercises, Worksheets & Games to Build Rapport with Diverse Clients (PESI, 2015) and The Good Mood Kitchen (W. W. Norton, 2017). 

She was a founder of the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, a Fulbright scholar in Herbal Medicine and an NIH-funded scientist, in mind/body medicine.  She is an approved clinical supervisor, core faculty at Capella University, and is the research director at the Center for World Indigenous Studies where she designs culinary and herbal medicine programs with tribal communities engaged in developing integrative medicine programs.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Leslie Korn is in clinical practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Leslie Korn has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.


Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


Objectives

  1. Provide clients with a comprehensive overview of the basic principles of good nutrition, food preparation, and mindful eating to improve symptoms and well-being.
  2. Assess the conflicting research and differing recommendations about nutritional practices and alternatives to medicines that foster mental health.
  3. Determine the benefits, risks, and deficits of a variety of popular diet types, from carnivore to vegan, depending on the needs of a given client.
  4. Explain to clients the latest research on how diets can affect mood.
  5. Discuss with clients the links between depression, inflammation, and cognitive function.

Outline

The Latest Research on How Diets Can Affect Mood

Links Between Depression, Inflammation, and Cognitive Function

Food Preparation and Mindful Eating Strategies to Improve Symptoms

Benefits, Risks, and Deficits of a Variety of Diet Types

Target Audience

  • Psychologists
  • Physicians
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Other Behavioral Health Professionals

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