Topic: ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (.5 Hour)
Description: This course is beneficial for the novice and for the seasoned professional in the recognition and treatment of ADHD. It outlines the three subtypes of the disorder and identifies medications that are useful in managing the disorder. Co-occurring disorders are discussed as well as methods for differentiating ADHD from other disorders in the assessment process. Behavioral interventions are presented to assist parents and teachers in effectively managing the disorder. 1. Identify symptoms of ADHD. 2. Identify factors which may contribute to the development of ADHD. 3. Identify behavioral interventions for treating ADHD. 4. Identify medications used to treat ADHD. 5. Understand the role of the parents and the schools in the treatment of ADHD.
Hours: .5
Fees: $1.50