New Strategies for Treatment of Insomnia
Insomnia is a condition that millions of individuals suffer from at some point in their lifetimes and is associated with many high-mortality medical illnesses. It's also a condition that is commonly evaluated and treated by a variety of health care professionals across all practice settings, from private practices to inpatient units to schools and corporate health centers.
This information-rich online course focuses on using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and other behavioral interventions as the primary components of an effective treatment strategy for patients suffering from insomnia. Expert faculty focus on assessment methods for sleep disorders, differential diagnosis of insomnia, new behavioral and relaxation techniques, critical considerations in patient use of over-the-counter sleep remedies, and best practices for goal setting, treatment structure, and technique implementation.
A variety of resources and content in the course provide an in-depth review of the short- and long-term efficacy of CBT as an effective treatment for insomnia. Several role-play videos address clinical challenges often faced by health care providers and highlight appropriate technique implementation. An interactive discussion board enhances didactic learning and allows you to submit clinical questions and participate in an ongoing dialogue with course faculty and peers from across the globe. Plus, the flexible course schedule lets you participate whenever your busy schedule allows.
Although you must complete the modules in order, you may do so at your own pace until the course expiration date. The course will remain open until June 30, 2021.
All Providers: $195.00
Refunds will be issued for requests received within 5 business days of purchase, but an administrative fee of $35.00 will be deducted from your refund. No refunds will be made thereafter. Additionally, no refunds will be made for individuals who claim credit, regardless of when they request a refund.
Discussion Board Moderator
Through the duration of the course, the faculty moderator will respond to any clinical questions that are submitted to the interactive discussion board. The faculty moderator for this course will be:
Susan E. Sprich, PhD
This program is intended for:
- Psychologists, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Social Workers.
By the end of this program, participants will be able to:
- Recognize the essential determinants of insomnia.
- List the key components of a CBT treatment package for insomnia.
- Describe methods to engage patients in CBT treatment for insomnia.
Insomnia: Essential Elements
Cognitive Behavioral Strategies for Insomnia
Assessment and Intervention Role Plays
- 7.50 LMHC
MaMHCA, and its agent, MMCEP has been designated by the Board of Allied Mental Health and Human Service Professions to approve sponsors of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for licensure renewal, in accordance with the requirements of 262 CMR 7.50.
This program has been approved for 7.50 CE credit for Licensed Mental Health Counselors MaMHCA.
Authorization number: 13-0757
- 7.50 Social Workers
The Collaborative of NASW, Boston College, and Simmons College Schools of Social Work authorizes social work continuing education credits for courses, workshops, and educational programs that meet the criteria outlined in 258 CMR of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers
This program has been approved for 7.50 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D 61320
- 7.50 Participation
This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.
Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.
- 7.50 Psychologists CE Credit
The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This offering meets the criteria for 7.50 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.
The following planners and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
Tristan Gorrindo, MD, Reviewer
Timothy J. Petersen, PhD
Jane Pimental, MPH
The following planners and/or their spouse/partner have reported a relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
Susan E. Sprich, PhD, Psychologist Reviewer
Royalties: Oxford University Press (for co-authoring treatment manual and client workbook), Springer (for editing book)
The following speakers and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
Timothy J. Petersen, PhD
The following speakers and/or their spouse/partner have reported a relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
David Mischoulon, MD, PhD
Research Support: Bowman Family Foundation, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Cederroth, FisherWallace, Ganeden, Lichtwer Pharma, Nordic Naturals, Laxdale (Amarin), Methylation Sciences, Inc. (MSI), and SwissMedica
Consulting: Pamlab, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Nordic Naturals, Virbic, Pfizer, Reed Medical Education, and the Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy
Royalties: Back Bay Scientific for PMS Escape and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins for "Natural Medications for Psychiatric Disorders: Considering the Alternatives"
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Windows PC:500-MHz Pentium II; Windows XP or higher; 128 MB RAM; Video Card at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card at least 16-bit; Macromedia Flash Player 10 or higher, audio playback with speakers for programs with video content; Firefox 1.1+, Internet Explorer 7.0+, Safari 1.0+, Google Chrome, or Opera
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