2019 Course Info


The Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine (SBSM) Scientific Conference bridges the gap between research and clinical practice and includes internationally renowned scientists reporting the latest research findings in BSM. Symposia and workshops focus on content related to BSM for adults, children and adolescents, including sleep and co-morbid chronic health conditions, novel applications of BSM, implementing BSM in diverse settings, promoting health equity, plus advanced research methodologies. A board review course is held for individuals preparing for the Diplomate of Behavioral Sleep Medicine exam, as well as for clinicians seeking a comprehensive review course.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

The content in these courses provides an opportunity for information exchange and will provide an opportunity for trainees of all levels, clinicians, and basic, clinical and population scientists to identify concrete ways to expand the impact of BSM on the scientific community.

 

OVERVIEW

During these courses, attendees will hear about the latest research and learn from experts how to apply innovative behavioral sleep treatments to diverse and complex patient populations.

 

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS

Successful completion by participants - Learners must complete the activity online evaluation.

 

Online evaluation - An electronic conference evaluation is available on line following the completion of each course. 

 

Certificate - Will be available to you online upon completion of the online evaluation.

 

DISCLOSURE POLICY

SBSM intends to provide balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. All faculty and planning committee members participating in sponsored activities and their spouse/partner have disclosed to the activity audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of this conference.

 

Conference content may include a discussion of an unlabeled use of a commercial product, or an investigational use not yet approved for any purpose.  In addition, some discussions may be of a sensitive nature.



INVITED AND KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Kenneth Lichstein, PhD, CBSM

University of Alabama

Professor Emeritus

Phyllis Zee, MD, PhD

Chief of Sleep Medicine

Department of Neurology

Benjamin and Virginia T. Bashes Professor of Neurology

Professor of Neurology Sleep Medicine

Northwestern Medicine

Feinberg School of Medicine

 

Colin A. Espie, PhD, DSc, FBPsS, CPsychol, CSi

Professor of Sleep Medicine,

Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Fellow, Somerville College

Senior Clinical Research Fellow

Department of Psychiatry

University of Oxford

Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

University of Glasgow



SPECIAL LECTURERS


Lynn Marie Trotti, MD, MSc

Associate Professor of Neurology

Emory University

Atlanta, GA

Michael Twery, PhD

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Director of National Center on Sleep Disorders Research

Administrator Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board


 

PLANNING COMMITTEE


Luis Buenaver, PhD, DBSM – Co-Chair

Assistant Professor Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Assistant Professor Neurology

Director Johns Hopkins Behavioral Sleep Medicine

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

 

S. Justin Thomas, PhD, DBSM – Co-Chair

Assistant Professor

Director, Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology

University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

Suzie Bertisch, MD, MPH

Associate Physician, Clinical Director of Behavioral Sleep Medicine,

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Assistant Professor of Medicine,

Harvard Medical School

 

Wai Sze Chan, PhD, DBSM

Assistant Professor of Psychology

University of Hong Kong

 

Megan Crawford, PhD

Lecturer; Department of Psychology

College of Human & Health Sciences

Swansea University

 

Sarah Morsbach Honaker, PhD, DBSM

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Indiana University School of Medicine

Director, Behavioral Sleep Medicine

Riley Hospital for Children

 

Carolyn E. Ievers-Landis, PhD, DBSM

Clinical Psychologist 

Professor of Pediatrics                                                                                                    Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and Psychology,                                                                                                  University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center                                                                                                    Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital

Cleveland, OH

 

Natasha Williams, EdD, MPH, MSW

Assistant Professor 

NYU School of Medicine

Division of Health & Behavioral

Department of Population Health

Center for Healthful Behavior Change

Kathryn Hansen, BS, CPC, CPMA, REEGT

Executive Director

Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine


CONFERENCE CONSULTANTS

Kenneth Lichstein, PhD, CBSM

University of Alabama

Professor Emeritus                                           

Jason Ong, PhD, CBSM

Associate Professor of Neurology/Sleep Medicine,

Medical Social Sciences & Psychiatry & Behavioral Science

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


 

ACCREDITATION

Satisfactory Completion 

Learners must complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion.  You must participate in the entire activity as partial credit is not available.  If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.  

Physicians     

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine.  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 28.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Psychologists

This course is co-sponsored by Amedco and Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine.  Amedco is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  Amedco maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  28.5 hours.

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Counselors: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NC, ND, NH, NE, NJ, NM, NV, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

AL / Counselors: Activities not providing NBCC approval may be approved by the Board for individual licensees upon receipt of acceptable documentation prior to the activity.  Please send course details to your licensing board for approval BEFORE the event.  No approvals afterward by the board.

MI: No CE requirements

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for MFTs: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NE, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Addictions Professionals: AK, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MD, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NY (outstate held), OK, OR, SC, UT, WA, WI, WY

MA / MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Social Workers: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, ID, IN, KY, ME, MN, MO, NE, NH, NM, OR, PA, VT, WI, WY

Social Workers

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Amedco 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 under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Amedco maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 28.5 clinical continuing education credits.

The following state boards accept courses from ASWB providers for Social Workers: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NC, ND, NE,  NH, NM, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WY

The following state boards accept courses from ASWB providers for Counselors: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MO, ND, NE, NM, NH, NV, OK, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

AL / Counselors: Activities not providing NBCC approval may be approved by the Board for individual licensees upon receipt of acceptable documentation prior to the activity.  Please send course details to your licensing board for approval BEFORE the event.  No approvals afterward by the board.

The following state boards accept courses from ASWB providers for MFTs: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, NC, NE, NH, NM, NV, OK, PA, RI, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

MA / MFTs: Participants can self-submit courses not approved by the MAMFT board for review.

The following state boards accept courses from ASWB providers for Addictions Professionals: AK, CA, CO, CT, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MO, MT, ND, NM, NV, OK, OR, SC, WA, WI, WV, WY

Grievances

If you would like to file a grievance, complaints or have questions, please contact Kathryn Hansen at 859-312-8880 or Kathryn@BehavioralSleep.org