CERTIFICATION - BEHAVIORAL SLEEP MEDICINE
Application Due: May 15, 2013
Examination Window: June 12-19, 2013
The domain of behavioral sleep medicine comprises the behavioral dimension of normal and abnormal sleep mechanisms and prevention, assessment, and treatment of sleep disorders and associated behavioral and emotional problems through the application of established principles of behavior change.
The eligibility requirements was recently expanded and format of the examination was recently revised to better promote behavioral sleep medicine and foster the growth of individuals certified in behavioral sleep medicine. The examination is open to applicants who possess a postdoctoral degree (e.g., PhD) and valid license, and meet the outlined educational and training/experience requirements.
The 2013 Certified Behavioral Sleep Medicine Examination will be offered through the ABSM’s testing partner, Kryterion. Eligible candidates will take the examination at one of Kyterion’s testing locations in the United States or Canada; a list of locations is available on their website. The examination will be administered by Kryterion from June 12-19, 2013. The application due date has been extended - applications must be submitted by Wednesday, May 15. After review and approval of applications eligible candidates will receive instructions on how to register with Kryterion and schedule a testing date.
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