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