Advanced Assessment and Treatment of Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD/ADHD)

Online Course
$120.00 – List Price
$120.00 – Member/Affiliate Price
CE Credits
6
Exam Items
25
Description

This is an advanced workshop for clinicians who have special interest and experience in assessment and treatment of ADD. New models emphasizing executive-function and working memory impairments in ADD will be presented. Advanced clinical problems discussed will include unmanageable preschoolers, ADD with bipolar disorder, documentation of ADD/LD in high school/college, OCD and social impairment in ADD with Asperger's, options for treatment of ADD in individuals with substance-abuse history, and other complex cases of ADD with comorbid disorders.

Part of the APA Online Academy Convention Workshop Presentations Campus.

Learning Objectives
  • Comprehend clinical implications of recent findings regarding ADD and its treatment;

  • Assess cases of ADD complicated by various combinations of comorbid disorders, e.g., bipolar disorder, Asperger's, anxiety disorders, learning disorders and OCD;

  • Recognize clinical adaptations needed for treatment of ADD in special populations, e.g., preschoolers, substance abusers and children of divorced parents;

  • Utilize recently developed assessment instruments for comprehensive assessment of ADD and related problems;

  • Conduct and report evaluations of patients with ADD in ways that will help them get needed accommodations and treatments;

  • Assess related advantages and disadvantages of new medication options for ADD treatment; and

  • Tailor multimodal treatment plans for children, adolescents and adults who suffer from complicated cases of ADD.

Instructor(s)

Thomas E. Brown, PhD

Biography of the Presenter

How to purchase
  • Go to the APA Online Academy Registration Form.

  • If you are an APA member, please have your Membership Number available. If you don't know it, you can look up your membership number online or contact APA directly at (800) 374-2721, ext. 5580.

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  • If you are paying by check, there is a ONE BUSINESS DAY waiting period before you can access your course. You should still register online.

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