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Introduction to Sleep Health (Dr. Kirsten Bradbury) is a Course

Introduction to Sleep Health (Dr. Kirsten Bradbury)

Time limit: 365 days
3.0 credits

$54 Enroll

Full course description

"I loved this. I love Dr. Bradbury.”- Anne Anderson, M.A. LSSP, TSBEP

 "This course was outstanding! And, Dr. Bradbury was so personable!” - Arlis G. Wood


Course Description: (3 Hours) 

In this three-hour course, award-winning teacher Kirsten Bradbury provides you with a thorough review of the basics of sleep psychobiology and the application of this science to the health behaviors of clinicians and clients alike.

This course is appropriate for psychologists and other mental health professionals of all levels of experience. Introduction to Sleep Health also provides three hours of credit toward the continuing education tools & techniques and health requirements for Licensed Psychologists in Texas.


Learning Objectives: 

  1. Define the main REM and NREM sleep stages, REM rebound, REM intrusions, developmental changes in sleep, and other key concepts in basic sleep psychobiology
  2. Recognize the importance of healthy sleep behavior for clinicians as well as clients
  3. Identify the role of cultural forces in shaping sleep availability and quality
  4. Name six important sleep hygiene/sleep health behaviors
  5. Identify several common, benign, and dangerous sleep disorders


Discounts: 

We offer a 25% discount on all of our offerings for first responders, active military/veterans, nonprofit and government employees, educators, and UT staff and alumni. 

Upon registering, please enter the appropriate promotional code to receive the discounted rate: 

  • First Responders: TPCE_FR
  • Military/Veterans: TPCE_MILITARY
  • Nonprofit Employees: TPCE_NONPROFIT
  • Government Employees: TPCE_GOVERNMENT
  • Educators: TPCE_EDUCATORS
  • UT Staff: TPCE_UT_STAFF
  • UT Alumni: TPCE_UT_ALUMNI


Course Instructor:

Following work as a visiting professor for Mercer University, Dr. Bradbury came to UT Austin in 2007 as a lecturer where she has received numerous awards for her teaching, including the President’s Associates Award and the Regents’ Award for Outstanding Teaching. Dr. Bradbury, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, maintains an active independent clinical practice, providing assessment, therapy, and consultation services to a wide range of individual and institutional clients. Her specialties include applications of cognitive-behavioral therapy, positive psychology, and motivational science to complex mental health situations involving medical, family, business, and legal systems. She hosts a variety of clinical workshops and wellness presentations for professional groups, student organizations, and general audiences of all ages. An expert in self-care as a behavioral health concept, Dr. Bradbury tries to practice what she preaches when it comes to maintaining work/life balance. Click here to learn more about Dr. Bradbury

Continuing Education Credits:

Psychologists: Texas Psychology Continuing Education (TPCE) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists in the United States and Canada. TPCE maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Completion of the course(s) with a post-test score of 75% or better is required to receive continuing education credit; there is no partial credit. 

Counselors: APA-approved courses, including those offered by TPCE, are approved for some or all of your continuing education requirements if you are licensed in Alaska, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, or Wisconsin. If you are licensed in a state not listed above, please check with your state’s licensing board for specific requirements. Completion of the course(s) with a post-test score of 75% or better (70% or better for one-hour courses) is required to receive continuing education credit; there is no partial credit.

Other Professions: This activity qualifies for the specified number of hours of instructional content as required by many licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your board or organization for specific requirements. Completion of the course(s) with a post-test score of 75% or better is required to receive continuing education credit; there is no partial credit.