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Author: William K. Wohlgemuth and Ana Imia Fins

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Practice Level: Intermediate

This course does not qualify for NBCC credit

Book Required Duration: 5 hours
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Course Summary

About 40% of the population experiences difficulty falling or staying asleep at some time in a given year, while 10% of people suffer chronic insomnia. This course provides practical and up-to-date advice on current approaches to assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of insomnia. Participants will learn to correctly identify and diagnose insomnia and gain hands-on information on how to carry out treatment with the best evidence base: cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I).  Appendices include useful resources for the assessment and treatment of insomnia, which participants can copy and use in their clinical practice.

Course Format

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Learning Objectives

  • Describe the terminology, classifications, epidemiology, course and prognosis of insomnia.
  • Differentiate the theories and models of insomnia.
  • Describe the diagnosis and assessment of insomnia.
  • Explain the treatments for insomnia.

Course Syllabus

  • Description of Insomnia
  • Theories and Models of Insomnia
  • Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment Indications
  • Treatment of Insomnia, provider #1115, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. maintains responsibility for this course. ASWB ACE Approval Period: 07/08/21-07/08/24.

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