Please join us for a Live Webinar on Wednesday, October 21st from 12 – 1 PM CDT.

1 CE included for clinicians and mental health professionals:

  • Discuss the importance of healthy sleep, the signs and symptoms of common sleep disorders and their relevance when treating substance use and co-occurring disorders
  • Identify the most common teen and young adult sleep disorders and gain an understanding of the unique developmental sleep challenges faced by young people, particularly during the current pandemic
  • Demonstrate entry-level assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the most common teen and young adult sleep disorder, Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome  

Workshop Description

  • Sleep disorders are prevalent, including among young people
  • Certain sleep disorders are especially prevalent during the current pandemic
  • Some sleep disorders are more prevalent than others during teen and young adult years
  • The circadian rhythm disorder Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS) is the most common sleep disorder in young people
  • The consequences of untreated DSPS can be significant and impactful
  • Assessment, diagnosis and treatment is critical and can have numerous benefits
  • A specific kit of tools with regard to treatment is critical

The event registration is free. Register here!


  • 12:00 – 12:05 PM: Opening and introduction
  • 12:05 – 12:15 PM: Basics of sleep, normative sleep data, importance of healthy sleep
  • 12:15 – 12:25 PM: Teen sleep, biopsychosocial etiology of teen sleep challenges
  • 12:25 – 12:30 PM: Common teen sleep disorders – signs and symptoms
  • 12:30 – 12:50 PM: Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS) assessment, diagnosis, and treatment
  • 12:50 – 12:55 PM: Tools for maintaining sleep health in teens 
  • 12:55 – 1:00 PM: Summary and conclusions

Course content level: Beginning or Introductory 

You will receive an email on how to receive your CE certificate following the course completion.

To request special accommodations, or to report a grievance please contact Kennedy Shortal at

There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program. 

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