Professionals Sleep Training – Essential

The Cerebra Essential Paediatric Sleep Advice Consultant (CEPSAC) training is designed to give a basic understanding of sleep, and some of the complicating factors involving children with varying disabilities.

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Professionals Sleep Training – Essential

The Cerebra Essential Paediatric Sleep Advice Consultant (CEPSAC) training is designed to give a basic understanding of sleep, and some of the complicating factors involving children with varying disabilities.

This qualification was designed using the research of The Cerebra Network. The Cerebra Network is a collaborative research initiative led by Cerebra, a charity focused on improving the lives of children with neurological conditions and their families. The network brings together expertise and resources from four leading academic institutions in the UK — Warwick University, Aston University, Surrey University, and Birmingham University. To find out more about the Network please visit the Cerebra Network website.

This CPD-accredited training course will give you an introduction to sleep, and the beginnings of the ability to support children with additional needs with their sleep.

What does the course involve?

This is an online course – Essential Foundations of Children’s Sleep Health and Family Collaboration.

  • The course contains online sessions to give you the base learning – approximately 10 hours of active learning.
  • It includes five online assessments with support from Cerebra staff including personalised feedback and liaison if needed.
  • You will receive an accompanying workbook with practical useable tools for your practice.

Course objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • understand the physiology of sleep and its stages
  • recognise how different ages and developmental stages affect sleep patterns in children
  • define and identify sleep problems in children and understand their symptoms and impacts
  • assess the consequences of sleep problems on health, daily functioning, and family dynamics
  • understand how specific conditions, such as ADHD or anxiety, affect sleep and how to manage these impacts
  • define and implement sleep hygiene practices to improve sleep quality for children and collaborate effectively with families.

Who is the course suitable for?

This course is for anyone who has an interest in sleep and would like to know more.

How much does it cost?

For a limited time it is only £195!

When is it being held?

CEPSAC is an ‘on-demand’ course, it can be completed whenever you like as the materials are all online.

I’m interested, what do I do next?

If you’d like to receive detailed information and be considered for a place on the CEPSAC Professionals Sleep Training course please complete this form.

If you have any question please contact us via email: [email protected]

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