By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain three effective cognitive intervention treatments for type ‘A’ night terrors.
-Explain three factors involved with type ‘B’ night terrors.
-Explain two behavioral interventions for insomnia.
-Explain two ways to adjust circadian rhythms.
-Explain four mental imagery techniques for sleep disorders.
-Explain three techniques for relaxation regarding sleep disorders.
-Explain two techniques for clients who have difficulty as a result of the frustration, anxiety and tension.
-Explain two triggers for childhood sleep disturbances that parents may not consider.
-Explain three differences in children with behavioral sleep disorders, as compared to sleep apnea.
-Explain the relationship between circadian rhythms and the self-assessment of mood.
-Explain the difference between an NREM sleep disorder and an REM sleep disorder.
-Explain six behavioral approaches that may be useful in treating Restless Leg Syndrome.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."