Sleep Disorders: Treatments for Youth Across Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence
Presented by Michelle Grimes, Ph.D.
Friday, October 8th, 2021 1:00pm - 4:15pm
3 CE credits

Due to covid-19 pandemic, this workshop will be presented as a live, virtual presentation via Zoom webinar. Participants will be able to communicate with the presenter in real-time during the course of instruction.

Approved for Nevada Psychologists, MFTs and LCSWs.
NPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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About the Workshop:

This presentation will review common evidence-based treatments for sleep disorders in youth. Information on prevalence and health impacts of pediatric sleep disruption will be reviewed. The presentation will focus on interventions for common sleep disorders that present during infancy, childhood, and adolescence. 

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this workshop, attendees will be able to:
Describe identified racial disparities in sleep among children. 
2) Identify at least one circumstance where sleep-related medical consultation would be necessary.
3) Explain one evidence-based intervention approach for pediatric sleep concerns. 


This presentation is intended for psychologists, other licensed mental health providers, and graduate students of psychology.

About the Speaker:

Michelle Grimes, Ph.Dis an Assistant Professor of Child Clinical Psychology at Southern Utah University. Her clinical and research interests focus on behavior disorders of childhood, sibling conflict, and pediatric sleep disorders.

Dr. Grimes is a licensed psychologist with specialized training in clinical child psychology. During her short time at SUU she has developed the annual SUU Child Behavioral Health Conference, which offers continuing education for behavioral health professionals in the community.

Dr. Grimes earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Oregon, a Master of Science in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Idaho State University. Her postdoctoral fellowship with the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine focused on clinical child psychology. Dr. Grimes' CV

Additional Information:

General Information

Zoom Login Link and Handout Materials

Zoom webinar login link and Handout materials will be sent out electronically to all attendees no later than one week prior to workshop date. Printed handout materials are not available for purchase as this CE training is being offered remotely.

Workshop Location

Live, virtual webinar via Zoom

Refunds & Grievance Policies

Participants may direct questions or complaints to NPA to 888-654-0050. An administrative fee of $30 will be charged for cancellation of registration. Please note, no refunds will be granted after 09/24/2021.


Approved by Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners. Nevada Psychological Association (NPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. NPA maintains responsibility for the program and its content. NPA will issue certificates of completion. APA CE rules require that we only issue credits to those who attend the entire workshop. Those logging into the Zoom webinar more than 15 minutes late or logging off before the entire workshop is completed will not receive CE credits (i.e. partial CE credit will not be issued).

Additional Information

Live auto captions will be provided for this event. If you need additional disability-related accommodations, please contact us by email us at [email protected] or by phone (888) 654-0050. Requests should be made at least two weeks in advance of workshop date.


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Kuhn, B. R., LaBrot, Z. C., Ford, R., & Roane, B. M. (2019). Promoting independent sleep onset in young children: Examination of the excuse me drill. Behavioral Sleep Medicine.

Mindell, J. A., & Owens, J. A. (2015). A Clinical Guide to Pediatric Sleep : Diagnosis and Management of Sleep Problems: Vol. Third edition. Wolters Kluwer Health.

Smith, J., Hardy, S., Hale, L., & Gazmararian, J. (2019). Racial disparities and sleep among preschool aged children: a systematic review. Sleep Health, 5(1), 49-57

Williamson, A., Rubens, S., Patrick, K, Moore, M., & Mindell, J. (2017) Differences in sleep patterns and problems by race in a clinical sample of black and white preschoolers. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 13(11) 1281-1288