By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain three characteristics for nightmares.
-Explain three bevavioral interventions for adolescents with sleep disorder.
-Discuss three factors regarding dreaming and nightmares in REM sleep behavior disorder.
-Discuss six steps of therapy for trauma nightmares.
-Explain two parts of behavioral sleep treatment for children.
-Explain two behavioral therapy for insomnia.
-Explain the two more behavioral therapy for insomnia.
-Discuss three characteristics regarding circadian rythms and sleep.
-Explain three steps in the delayed sleep phase disorder treatment.
-Explain four methods of treating narcolepsy.
-Explain four mental imagery techniques.
-Explain treatment option for obstructive sleep apnea and other breathing-related sleep disorder.
-Explain three sleep relaxation techniques.
-Discuss two behavioral interventions for stress management and sleep
-Name six guidelines for developing an assessment procedure for child and adolescent sleep disturbance.
-Name two triggers for childhood sleep disturbances that parents may not consider.
-Name one technique that can help a therapist gain insight into the exact nature of the client’s sleep disturbances.
-Name three differences in children with behavioral sleep disorders, as compared to children with obstructive sleep apnea.
-Explain behavioral tips for insomnia.
-Name three nonclinical treatments for sleep difficulties.
-Explain the relationship between circadian rhythms and the self-assessment of mood.
-Name seven natural therapies you might recommend to sleep disordered clients.
-Explain the difference between an NREM sleep disorder and an REM sleep disorder.
-Explain what sexsomnia has in common with other NREM parasomnias such as sleepwalking, sleep terrors, and confusional arousals.
-Explain the primary symptoms of Restless Legs Syndrome.
-Name 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."
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Psychology CEUs, Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, MFT CEUs