Advanced CBT-I 2014 Seminar

When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Credit card required
Other ways to Register: Call 1-800-844-8260 | Printable Form (fax or mail)
HOTEL RESERVATIONS: A block of rooms have been reserved at Loews Hotel Center City Philadelphia, PA. Special room rates of $149.99 plus tax are available for April 16, 17, 18, 2014 while supplies last OR reserved by March 28, 2014. For more information on the hotel,
  • The course is meant for only people who have attended the Basic Course (exceptions may, however, be granted)
  • The course has a participant component: We are requesting that all attendees submit a case study report for this course. This is not required but is preferred. The submission should be 1) tendered through the Case Studies Archive worksheet; and 2) formatted based on a Power Point template we will provide upon submission/request ( If you elect to submit a case, we will rebate you $50 following your attendance at the Advanced Course. If you elect to both submit and present a case (and field questions and comments), we will rebate you $100 following your attendance at the Advanced Course.

Seminar Details

$599.99 - Full Conference

$399.99 - Days 2 & 3 Only
Seminar Location

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Student Discounts
If you are a student, please call 1-800-844-8260 to register at a discounted rate.

Group Discounts
If 5+ staff members from your facility are attending this event, please call 1-800-844-8260 to learn about group discounts.

In-House Options
If you would like this educational event brought to your facility, please call 1-800-647-8079 ext. 8134 for in-house training options.
Recommended Offer: Complete 2013 CBT-I Conference 100313 - $299.99
Recommended Offer: Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Insomnia - $59.99
Day One: Thursday, April 17th

7:30 am – Check in/Morning Coffee

8:00 am to 5:00 pm – Program Schedule
  • Lecture on alternative delivery systems (phone, internet, skype)
  • Lecture on alternative measurement of sleep (actigraphy, zeo, etc.)
  • Lecture on adjuvant and/or alternative treatments (e.g., bright light, ISR and sleep compression)

12:30 to 1:30 pm – Lunch on your own
  • Lecture on interpreting PSG reports
  • Lecture on combo Tx (Meds and CBT-I)
  • Lecture on Med Titration

Day Two: Friday, April 18th

7:30 am – Check in/Morning Coffee

8:00 am to 5:00 pm – Program Schedule
  • Lecture on treating complex cases
  • Case Presentations by Donn Posner and Michael Perlis

12:00 to 1:00 pm – Lunch on your own
  • Case Presentations by Attendees

Day Three: Saturday, April 19th

7:30 am – Check in/Morning Coffee

8:00 am to 5:00 pm – Program Schedule
  • Review of classical resistances
  • Remaining Attendee Cases

12:00 to 1:00 pm – Lunch on your own
  • Role Plays/Case Studies

The course is cosponsored by the following at Upenn
  • Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • The Division of Sleep Medicine and the Center for Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology
  • The Biobehavioral and Health Sciences Division of the School of Nursing

If you have questions about registration, please write the course admin person (Patti Johnson – or me,
Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the relative merits of conducting CBT-I in person, by phone, by Skype and other tele-heath technologies
  2. Describe the advanced models of Insomnia e.g., The Lundh Model, the Neurocognitive Model, the Harvey Model/Psychobiological Inhibition Model, etc.)
  3. Describe what actigraphy is; discuss the relative merits of the various equipment alternatives; conduct actigraphy as part of practice; obtain and interpret actigraphic data
  4. Interpret PSG reports and utilize them to good effect as part of regular practice
  5. Review history and physical and clinical chemistries documents and utilize them to assist in the determination of whether CBT-I is indicated
  6. Present a case from one’s practice and to discuss in detail the case conceptualization, the outcomes, and the strengths and weaknesses of the treatment delivery
  7. Discuss a wide array of common patient resistances and strategies for addressing these issues
  8. Prepare oneself for eligibility for the AASM (ABSM)’s BSM exam
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