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Key learning outcomes:

  • Fear, frustration and aggression: Learn about the connections between behaviour and the neuro-immune endocrine system in adolescence
  • Delve into the development of the adolescent brain under the influence of hormonal, neuronal, environmental and technological influences and how they influence behaviour
  • Wholistic strategies and interventions to support patients with stress and mood challenges. 

Seminar synopsis: 
A journey all adults have experienced, the transition from childhood to adulthood is not only influenced by hormonal and neuronal development but is also shaped by each generation's social, cultural and technological environment. Dominated by physical, psychological, emotional, cognitive and social changes, adolescence is a heady time of emotional highs and lows, incredible passion and energy but it can also be risky, frustrating, confusing and daunting filled with social, familial and personal pressures, expectations and challenges. More than 75% of mental health issues develop before a person is 25, adolescence is a time when we are at greatest risk of becoming addicted to illicit drugs, tobacco or gambling, and developing mental illnesses like depression, anxiety disorders and self-harm. Whilst frustration, fear and aggression can be major obstacles in a young person’s quality of life, these subjective feelings and emotions can be a vital clue in the piecing together the puzzle of a patient’s health picture.

Join Craig Baron, for a wholistic, practical and insightful session in navigating some of the challenges of mental health and behaviour during adolescence with real-life health narratives and case studies. Utilise conceptualised patient-focused headspace and mood profiles, including nutritional, herbal treatment and wholistic strategies.

About our presenter:

Craig Baron - Naturopath, Lecturer, Writer
Adv. Dip Nat

With over 10 years of experience working in the Natural Health and Complementary Medicines field, Craig has a special interest in the neuro-immune endocrine system and biorhythms within the context of human mood, behaviour and mental health challenges. A Naturopath and Clinical Nutrition Lecturer with an extensive and unique background in the research and development of natural medicines and supplements in Australia, Craig is well-known for his engaging, practical and relatable style of conceptualised health seminars, webinars, workshops and mentoring programmes for health care professionals, students and the general public around Australia and internationally.

Translating and bringing to life complex nutritional biochemistry and disease pathophysiology into tangible, easy-to-understand health concepts with memorable analogies, case studies and health narratives, Craig’s personalised, wholistic, results-driven approach is focused on delivering effective patient and clinical management strategies that can be implemented directly into clinical practice.

Event details:
Date: Wednesday, 24th July 2019
Time: 7.00pm AEST
Duration: 90 minutes
CPE: 1.5 hours
Cost: $25 (ex. GST) 

To secure your place:

Australian practitioners and students
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Non-clinic students
If you are a non-clinic student and would like to attend this event please contact us on 1300 884 702 or (02) 8339 0539, or email orders@biomedica.com.au to facilitate payment.

New Zealand practitioners and students
Please book directly with Pacific Health on 0800 77 11 88 or email sales@pachealth.co.nz

Registrations close at 5.00pm (AEST) Tuesday 23rd July 2019.