Efficacy of CBT for Insomnia in Adolescents
This course is based upon a study comparing the efficacy of internet therapy, group therapy and waitlist controls when treating adolescents for insomnia. The content is based upon empirical research which will provide evidence of best practices for clinicians. This course is based upon material published in the journal Sleep and is available as an open-access article.
Abstract: Study Objectives: To investigate the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTI) in adolescents. Design: A randomized controlled trial of CBTI in group therapy (GT), guided internet therapy (IT), and a waiting list (WL), with assessments at baseline, directly after treatment (post-test), and at 2 months follow-up. Setting: Diagnostic interviews were held at the laboratory of the Research Institute of Child Development and Education at the University of Amsterdam. Treatment for GT occurred at the mental health care center UvAMinds in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Participants: One hundred sixteen adolescents meeting DSM-IV criteria for insomnia, were randomized to IT, GT, or WL. Interventions: CBTI of 6 weekly sessions, consisted of psychoeducation, sleep hygiene, restriction of time in bed, stimulus control, cognitive therapy, and relaxation techniques. GT was conducted in groups of 6 to 8 adolescents, guided by 2 trained sleep therapists. IT was applied through an online guided self-help website with programmed instructions and written feedback from a trained sleep therapist.
This course on the effectiveness of internet-based cognitive therapy vs group cognitive therapy with adolescents to treat insomnia, use of CBT to treat insomnia is designed for social workers, professional counselors, psychologists, nurses, and substance abuse counselors, who do clinical work. This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to develop their understanding of the use of CBT to treat insomnia. The course material includes a literature review of cognitive-behavioral therapy. It may also be useful for licensed clinicians who require clinical continuing education courses for license renewal.
The course is based on a journal article that includes research. It contains statistical analysis and data that some clinicians enjoy reading and others do not. A major benefit of reading research-based articles for continuing education is they provide practitioners with the latest findings in their field.
Authors: de Bruin, Bögels, Oort, Meijer
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding the use of CBT to treat insomnia. Specifically, a professional will:
- Recognize the impact of insomnia on adolescents
- Describe the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy for sleeplessness in adolescents
- Discriminate between the effectiveness rates for internet-based cognitive therapy vs group-based cognitive therapy
Citation: de Bruin, E. J., Bögels, S. M., Oort, F. J., & Meijer, A. M. (2015). Efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia in adolescents: a randomized controlled trial with internet therapy, group therapy and a waiting list condition. Sleep, 38(12), 1913-1926.
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