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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy - Insomnia (CBT-I) Course

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) Course

2019 Course dates:

Advanced Practice of CBT-I : 25th - 27th October 2019 

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2020 Course dates:

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Course (Basic) 2020 : 22nd - 23rd February 2020  

Advanced Practice of CBT-I : TBC

The courses are open to applicants from all countries. Competence in understanding spoken English is required.

About the courses

  • CBT-I Basic course is a 2 two daycourse and is an introduction to CBT-I
  • Advanced Practice of CBT-I is a 3 day course and teaches you how to deliver standardised therapy. 

Proffessors Jason Ellis, Michael Perlis and Donn Posner deliver these courses through a series of interactive lectures and concrete examples of how to conduct therapy.

The courses are aimed at:

  • health professionals with an interest in psychological sleep interventions can learn the process of providing empirically validated CBT-I
  • Practising sleep medicine clinicians may expand or refine their CBT-I skills

What you will learn

Aims and objectives

The aim of these courses is to provide the relevant information from which the learner can

  • Identify
  • Assess
  • Diagnose cases of insomnia
  • Manage cases (with peer supervision) using the principles of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I)

Course content

  • The definition of insomnia
  • An overview of therapy components
  • The review of framework for treatment
  • A session by session guide
  • Case examples and eligibility for CBT-I

 

We recommend you have treated 3 - 5 patients with CBT-I after completion of the Basic CBT-I course prior to commencing the Advanced CBT-I course. You can arrange a mentor to supplement the materials presented in the course. This can be arranged by securing peer supervision and/or telephone consultation with a practising behavioural sleep medicine specialist.

The Advanced Practice of CBT-I course is advanced training and you should have the requisite experience to benefit from, and contribute to, the course including three or more of the following: 1) training as a clinical provider; 2) prior coursework in behavioral principles and practice; 3) continuing education coursework or more than 6 months’ work experience within sleep medicine; 4) continuing education coursework or more than 6 months’ work experience (or 5 cases) with CBT-I. 

Registration and further information

If you would like to register for any of the courses or require further information, please get in touch.