Tuesday Sep 05, 2023

SRS PODCAST (#16): Disseminating sleep education to graduate psychology programs online: A knowledge translation study to improve the management of insomnia (w/ Dr. Hailey Meaklim)

Episode Summary:


In this month’s episode Jesse Cook (Host) sits down with Dr. Hailey Meaklim, PhD, DBSM to discuss the recently published paper in the journal SLEEP by Dr. Meaklim and colleagues that evaluated the implementation of a large-scale roll-out of the Sleep Psychology Workshop, a previously validated, behavioral sleep medicine program, into graduate psychology programs across Victoria, Australia.  Here is a link to the article on the SLEEP journal website.






(00:50) – Orientation to Topic of Focus for This Episode’s Interview

(04:13) – Brief Biography on Dr. Hailey Meaklim

(05:24) – Beginning of Guest Interview with Dr. Meaklim

(09:02) – Dr. Meaklim’s Journey into Sleep and Circadian Research

(18:00) – Keyword Association!

(19:40) – 10,000 Foot View of the Paper: Rationale, Methodology, and Findings

(35:14) – A Deeper Dive into the Scientific Weeds (DDSW)

(36:06) – DDSW: Future Modifications and Changes to the Sleep Psychology Workshop Based on Results and Feedback from Participants

(39:25) – DDSW: Knowledge Versus Competency – Why Didn’t Knowledge of Sleep Restriction Therapy (SRT) Translate into use of SRT

(45:48) – DDSW: Expanding the Training Beyond the Focus of Insomnia (i.e., CPAP Desensitization)

(49:43) – DDSW: Ask the Expert – Why is There Still a Deficiency of Sleep Training in Programs Training Mental Health Providers?

(01:02:42) - Thank you, Acknowledgments, and Outro


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