Training Objectives

 

September 30, 2022 9:30-4:30 EST
Integrating the treatment of Sleep Disorders into the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program

1.    Through participation in this training, you will: 

a.    Appreciate the prevalence and consequences of sleep disruptions in Dialectical Behavior Therapy patient populations. 

b.    Understand the functions of sleep, the circadian and homeostatic processes regulating sleep, and how this knowledge informs clinical assessment and treatment.

c.    Explore diagnostic criteria and gain proficiency using standard assessment measures for clinically relevant sleep-wake disorders including insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, obstructive sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, and nightmare disorder.

d.    Know how to conduct a sleep-focused intake interview including standardized assessment measures in sleep medicine. 

e.    Learn and practice implementing the central components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), Imagery Rehearsal Therapy (IRT), and Exposure, Relaxation, and Rescripting Therapy (ERRT). 

f.    Apply your knowledge from this training using case examples to generate a case conceptualization, individualized treatment plan, and to know when referral to a sleep specialist may be warranted.

October 21st, 2022 9:30-12 EST
Treating Post Traumatic Nightmares

1.    Through participation in this training, you will: 

a.    Understand the functions of sleep, the circadian and homeostatic processes regulating sleep, and how this knowledge informs clinical assessment and treatment.

b.    Explore diagnostic criteria and gain proficiency using standard assessment measures for clinically relevant sleep-wake disorders including insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, obstructive sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, and nightmare disorder.

c.    Know how to conduct a sleep-focused intake interview including standardized assessment measures in sleep medicine. 

d.    Learn and practice implementing the central components of Imagery Rehearsal Therapy (IRT) and Exposure, Relaxation, and Rescripting Therapy (ERRT) for treatment post-traumatic nightmares. 

e.    Apply your knowledge from this training using case examples to generate a case conceptualization, individualized treatment plan, and to know when referral to a sleep specialist may be warranted.

October 24th, 2022 9:30-12 EST
Integrating CBT-Insomnia into a DBT Program

1.    Through participation in this training, you will: 

a.    Understand the functions of sleep, the circadian and homeostatic processes regulating sleep, and how this knowledge informs clinical assessment and treatment.

b.    Explore diagnostic criteria and gain proficiency using standard assessment measures for clinically relevant sleep-wake disorders including insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, obstructive sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, and nightmare disorder.

c.    Know how to conduct a sleep-focused intake interview including standardized assessment measures in sleep medicine. 

d.    Learn and practice implementing the central components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I).

e.    Apply your knowledge from this training using case examples to generate a case conceptualization, individualized treatment plan, and to know when referral to a sleep specialist may be warranted.

 


Continuing Education:

CE's are approved for Psychologists and Social Workers.
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