What Kids with ADHD Wish You Knew and How You Can Help: Understanding ADHD and Executive Functioning in Children and Teens

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Instructor: Sharon Saline, PsyD

What if you understood why kids with ADHD and LD think and act the way they do? Many professionals struggle with the complex mix of biology, behavior and emotion in kids and families living with ADHD. By deciphering these factors, including kids’ voices in the problem-solving process and using Dr. Saline’s integrative 5C’s, participants will learn how to create lasting improvements that improve cooperation, strengthen executive functioning skills and reduce conflict.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify the biological, behavioral and emotional factors related to ADHD and executive functioning skills.
2. Summarize current research on ADHD and executive functioning including medical and non-medical treatment options.
3. Consider how co-existing disorders, learning disabilities, trauma and substance abuse affect ADHD and executive functioning skills in children and teens.
4. Define executive functioning skills and use effective, collaborative strategies for improving them.
5. Implement practical and useful treatment interventions for reducing conflict and improving cooperation with children, teens and their families living with ADHD.
6. Create strategies that promote successful professional collaboration with physicians, school personnel and tutors related to these issues.

Program Code: EFCT
Credits: 6
Fees: $140 for CE Credits; $70 for no CE credits

Details

  • When

  • Friday, October 25, 2019
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • William James College
    1 Wells Avenue
    Newton, Massachusetts 02459
    USA
    617-244-1682

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