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GSLL 2100 - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia For Occupational Therapy

  • 1.6 CEUs
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CBTI for OT has been delivered as a 2.5 day face-to-face workshop led by CBTI for OT faculty—Aaron Eakman, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA and Natalie Rolle, M.O.T., OTR/L who are established occupational therapy providers of CBTI (2). CBTI for OT online utilizes the recorded lectures from these experienced CBTI providers and covers foundational knowledge regarding sleep and insomnia, basics of CBTI delivery, and strategies to improve sleep across practice settings. Upon successful completion of the CBTI for OT online course, participants will have opportunities for peer consultation with CBTI for OT faculty and have necessary information to begin the supervised delivery of CBTI to adults. Also, after successful completion of the CBTI for OT, online course attendees will receive a certificate of completion from Colorado State University Professional Education equal to 1.6 CEUs or 16 contact hours.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.

Please note that there are no refunds for open entry courses.


Aaron Eakman

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Aaron M. Eakman, PhD, OTR/L, FOATA is Associate Professor in the Occupational Therapy Department in the College of Health & Human Sciences at Colorado State University. His research program addresses 1) intervention for improving the sleep, mental health, and wellbeing of post 9/11 veterans in college with service-connected injuries, 2) supported-education and resilience-based factors contributing to community reintegration, academic success, and wellbeing of veterans in college with service-connected injuries, and 3) instrument and theoretical development to create interventions capable of improving human health and wellbeing in persons with cognitive, emotional, and interpersonal challenges. Aaron has a passion for creating effective, evidence-based interventions capable of improving participation, human health and wellbeing.

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Natalie Rolle

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Natalie R. Rolle, M.O.T., OTR/L began working in the sleep field in 2015 as lead clinician with a grant from Wounded Warrior Project to work with Post 9-11 Veterans to improve their sleep health and she now specializes in behavioral sleep treatments with advanced training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBTI). Based on the successful outcomes of the WWP grant, Natalie has expanded those services more broadly and is now the lead OT for sleep services within the Center for Community Partnerships (CCP) within the Occupational Therapy department at CSU. The end goal Natalie seeks is to lower insomnia symptomology and improve quality sleep and daytime functioning through behavioral interventions. Natalie also serves as a Student Veteran Coordinator for the New Start for Student Veterans program at CCP, supporting successful outcomes for Veterans in higher education who face unique challenges.

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