Sharon Saline – 2-Day Certificate Course: ADHD in Children and Adolescents: Evidence-Based Interventions to Improve Behavior, Build Self-Esteem and Foster Academic & Social Success
- Reduce meltdowns and conflicts at home and school
- Improve kids’ personal insight, judgment, impulse control and organization
- Create a family-centered plan that the client will buy into
- Address the shame, stress and anxiety that often accompany ADHD
- Empower parents and other caregivers to be a part of the solution
Here’s what you’ll get
- Identify the biological, behavioral and emotional factors related to ADHD symptoms and executive functioning skills.
- Summarize current research on ADHD and executive functioning including medical and non-medical treatment options and socioeconomic and cultural factors affecting young people with ADHD.
- Explain how the ADHD brain develops through childhood and adolescence and the effect of drugs, alcohol and trauma.
- Ascertain how ADHD, learning disabilities and mental health issues impact social and familial relationships.
- Assess for a range of executive skills in children and adolescents as it relates to treatment planning.
- Develop effective strategies and collaborative interventions for improving executive functioning skills that increase kids’ participation in treatment and promote lasting change.
- Recognize how co-existing disorders and learning disabilities impact and interact with ADHD and executive functioning skills.
- Implement practical treatment interventions that increase motivation and cooperation at home and school for children diagnosed with ADHD.
- Design an effective treatment plan that integrates CBT, family systems and psychodynamic approaches to engage clients and improve symptomology.
- Advocate successfully on your client’s behalf with teachers, administrators, other school personnel or health professionals.
- Recognize warning signs of risky behavior among adolescents diagnosed with ADHD and gain effective tools for addressing them.
- Investigate the relationship between ADHD and technology and formulate appropriate interventions to help families struggling with screens.