This is an On Demand course. Participants can watch, pause, and re-watch the sessions at their convenience.
All course content (quiz, certificate, videos) will be available until July 1, 2021. Extensions cannot be granted under any circumstances.
Registration will close on June 1, 2021.
In this program, Dr. Carney provides easy‐to implement Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) strategies for insomnia, especially with those who have co‐occurring trauma, anxiety, pain and depression. The program presents information about sleep regulation, core cognitive & behavioural strategies and adaptations for particularly complex cases.
Assessment What is insomnia? Practice implications of DSM5—Tips for detecting sleep disorders other than insomnia—Sleep Diaries
Understand how sleep is regulated How body makes up for lost sleep—Body clock
Step‐by‐Step CBT‐I: Core Elements How to present Stimulus Control—Mistakes when setting a time‐in‐bed prescription—Differences between night owls and early birds— The myth of sleep hygiene
Cognitive Therapy and Counter Arousal Beliefs about sleep effort: The primary target of change in CBT— Using
Cognitive Therapy to increase adherence: Behavioural experiments—Changing fatigue‐related cognitions— Addressing worry and rumination
Final Competencies Session‐by‐session guide—Relapse prevention
Understanding Comorbidity Pain, anxiety, depression and trauma—Must other conditions be resolved before targeting sleep? Chronic pain, fatigue and sleep: How each treatment exerts positive influences on all three conditions—Medication issues
Participants will be able to describe:
- How to assess for insomnia, as well as conditions that may be contraindicated for insomnia CBT
- How sleep is regulated
- How to calculate a time‐in‐bed prescription
- How to collaborate with clients on a sleep schedule
- The rationale for Stimulus Control
- Cognitive strategies for excessive mentation
- Treatments that address sleep‐interfering cognitions
- Ways to adapt treatment components
Clinical Professionals: All mental health professionals including, but not limited to Clinical Counsellors, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Social Workers, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Hospice and Palliative Care Workers, Youth Workers, Mental Health Workers, Addiction Specialists, Probation Officers, Police Officers, Speech Language Pathologists, Vocational Rehabilitation Consultants and all professionals looking to enhance their therapeutic skills.
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