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The ADHD Lecture Series from Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D.

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We're excited about these fantastic presentations from Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., World-renowned expert on ADHD, are available now. The presentations were recorded by Dr. Barkley from the end of March through May, 2011. Get advanced information on ADHD from the leader in the field. They include a video of PowerPoint slides with a narrated lecture from Dr. Barkley. The online videos are included with your registration. In addition to any CE credits you may need, if you complete your choice of any 10 of these 15 courses you will also be awarded a
Certificate of Advanced Training in ADHD

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ADHD Continuing Education Courses

The courses below include online videos available in the Moodle after purchase (in both WMV and MP4 format playable in your browser and/or with utilities such as Windows Media Player or VLC media player). The courses also include printable PDF PowerPoint slides (in addition to the slides on the video) as well as a recommended reading list created by Dr. Barkley. If you're using your smartphone you may wish to choose the smaller MP4 file format.
  • ADHD Course 1: Diagnosis, Demographics and Subtyping

    Get 2 CE credits for $49. Upon purchasing the course you will have access to a video of a narrated PowerPoint presentation from Dr. Barkley, a PDF PowerPoint slides handout you can choose to print out as well as a recommended reading list created by Dr. Barkley.

    This is a video recording of a PowerPoint presentation. Dr. Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. narrated this presentation in late March, 2011. Dr. Barkley is an engaging speaker who weaves in great insights related to the problems with diagnosing ADHD under DSM-IV and potential solutions for DSM-5. He also describes a more evidence-based approach toward Adult ADHD, including key questions for differentiating the disorder from other presentations. He also describes the "Sluggish Cognitive Tempo" sub-group of individuals often diagnosed with ADHD, inattentive type and treatment implications related to SCT.


    ADHD Course 2- The Nature of ADHD: The Executive Functions and Self-Regulation- Part I

    Get 2 CE credits for $49 for watching a video of a PowerPoint narrated by Russell Barkley, Ph.D. It was recorded in April, 2011.

    There are lots of great treatment recommendations related to executive functioning and ADHD in this course. Participants will be able to describe components of executive functioning. Participants will be able to list ways ADHD impacts executive functioning. Participants will be able to describe specific treatment applications of EF research. You will walk away from these courses with a vastly greater perspective on the current research on executive functioning and ADHD. This course is an essential one for anyone interested in ADHD.


    ADHD Course 3- Part II: Executive Functioning and Self-Regulation as an Extended Phenotype

    2 and 1/2 CE credits for $49 for watching a video of a PowerPoint narrated by Russell Barkley, Ph.D. It was recorded in April, 2011.

    In this course Dr. Barkley challenges what you know about psychometric tests for ADHD and impairment rating scales. Dr. Barkley presents advanced thinking on ADHD including a preview of information from his upcoming new book on executive functioning (EF). Participants will be able to describe the limitations of EF tests; list components of EF and describe the nature of EF.


    ADHD Course 4: Advances in Understanding the Etiology of ADHD

    Get 2 CE credits for $49 by watching the video and reviewing the course supplements. Upon purchasing the course you will have access to a video of a narrated PowerPoint presentation from Dr. Barkley, a PDF PowerPoint slides handout you can choose to print out as well as a recommended reading list created by Dr. Barkley.

    This course was recorded in April, 2011. Dr. Barkley dispels the myths behind popular but unproven etiologies for ADHD like television, sugar and bad parenting. He presents the latest research on neuroimaging and ADHD as well as findings related to the genetic nature of ADHD. Do you want to know what causes ADHD and how we know? This is the course for you.


    ADHD Course 5- ADHD: Childhood Risks and Treatment Implications

    Get 1 CE credit for $49 by watching the video and reviewing the course supplements. Upon purchasing the course you will have access to a video of a narrated PowerPoint presentation from Dr. Barkley, a PDF PowerPoint slides handout you can choose to print out as well as a recommended reading list created by Dr. Barkley.

    Dr. Barkley outlines the risk factors associated with ADHD and relevant treatment implications resulting from them. Participants will be able to list conditions that are frequently comorbid with ADHD and treatment implications of ADHD risk factors.


    ADHD Course 6- The Adolescent and Adult Outcomes of Children with ADHD: Treatment Implications

    Get 2 CE credits for $49; the video is available online after your purchase the course in our Moodle.

    ADHD is a public health problem, not just a mental health disorder. Do you want to be able to answer parent and patient questions about the outcomes of ADHD? This course is packed with information about life outcomes of individuals with ADHD and how it impacts our approach to treatment. Participants will be able describe the course and outcomes of ADHD and list interventions associated with this information.


    ADHD Course 7: The Importance of Emotion in ADHD

    Get 2 CE credits for $49; the video is available online after your purchase the course in our Moodle.

    Emotion in ADHD has been misunderstood by many. Dr. Barkley presents evidence for why we should not ignore emotional dysregulation in ADHD and how it may impact treatment. This is a very important and useful course.

    Participants will be able to describe the nature of emotion and emotional self-regulation. Participants will be able to discuss the 7 lines of evidence for the important role of emotional impulsiveness and deficient emotional self-regulation in the core symptoms of ADHD. Participants will be able to summarize the results of research on the impact of poor emotion regulation in ADHD on various domains of functioning in children followed to adulthood and adults with ADHD.Participants will be able to discuss the implications of these findings for diagnosis and treatment of ADHD.


    ADHD Course 8: Optimizing ADHD Treatment: The Impact of Comorbidity

    2 1/2 CE; $49; The video is available online after your purchase the course in our Moodle.

    Participants will be able to list common comorbid disorders with ADHD; Participants will be able to describe the treatment implications of comorbid disorders on ADHD.

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    • ADHD Course 9: Parent Counseling and Home Management of ADHD Children

      Get 2 1/2 CE credits for $49; the video is available online after your purchase the course in our Moodle.

      Are fish oils, sensory integration, play therapy and even cognitive behavioral therapy useful for ADHD in children? No, according to the research reviewed by Dr. Barkley. Dr. Barkley describes what does work for ADHD and how we can assist parents in managing their ADHD children. Participants will be able to say: I can list evidence based treatment approaches for ADHD; I can list unsupported treatments for ADHD and I can describe ways to assist parents with managing ADHD in children.


      ADHD Course 10: School Management of ADHD Children

      2 CE, $49; the video is available online after your purchase the course in our Moodle.

      Participants will be able to describe approaches to school management of ADHD and list effective techniques for use with ADHD students


      ADHD Course 11: Medication Management of ADHD

      2 CE, $49; the video is available online after your purchase the course in our Moodle.

      Participants will be able to list medications used to treat ADHD; Participants will be able to describe side effects of ADHD medications; Participants will be able to describe myths about medications for ADHD.


      ADHD Course 12: The Evaluation of ADHD in Children and Adolescents

      1 1/2 CE; $49; the video is available online after your purchase the course in our Moodle.

      Get the latest thinking and evidence including quotes from Dr. Barkley such as "Here are the results of a study we published just a few weeks ago..." Participants will be able to describe the structure of a parent interview; Participants will be able to list what is useful and what is not in assessing ADHD; Participants will be able to describe methods for differential diagnosis of ADHD.


      ADHD Course 13: ADHD in Adults Part I: Nature and Diagnosis

      2 CE; $49; the video is available online after your purchase the course in our Moodle.

      This course reinforces information from the diagnosis and subtyping course with application to Adults with ADHD. The course also includes a wealth of information on the group of individuals termed Sluggish Cognitive Tempo.Participants will be able to describe factors associated with Adult ADHD; Participants will be able to list considerations for diagnosing Adult ADHD; Participants will be able to describe the nature of Sluggish Cognitive Tempo.


      ADHD Course 14: ADHD in Adults Part II: Impairments

      1 1/2 CE; $49; the video is available online after your purchase the course in our Moodle.

      Why is ADHD one of the most impairing outpatient problems in mental health? Dr. Barkley addresses the impairing nature of ADHD at work, school and interpersonally and goes in to great detail on important research such as the UMASS study. Participants will be able to describe ways ADHD impacts work and school functioning; Participants will be able to describe ways ADHD impacts relationships with others.


      ADHD Course 15: ADHD in Adults Part III: Assessment & Treatment

      2 CE; $49; the video is available online after your purchase the course in our Moodle.

      In this course Dr. Barkley suggests potential work and school accommodations and tools that can be used. He describes the use of rating scales and why neuropsychological tests are not always useful for diagnosing ADHD. He addresses issues related to assessing malingering. He also provides recommendations for report writing including a recommended structure for reports for purposes such as requesting accommodations under ADA. He describes methods of intervention for ADHD including CBT and ADHD coaching. Participants will be able to describe research supported techniques for assessing ADHD; Participants will be able to list useful accommodations for ADHD; Participants will be able to describe effective report writing and intervention.





Sample Video

This is a sample from the start of course 1 so you can get an idea about what the lectures are like.

Certificate of Advanced Training in ADHD

PsychContinuingEd.com will be including a Certificate of Advanced Training in ADHD for individuals who complete any 10 of the at least 15 ADHD courses in this lecture series. The certificate will be included at no additional charge. There is no time deadline, feel free to begin working on the certification now by taking the courses listed on this page. The course videos are available now by registering in our Moodle and purchasing the course.
Contact toddfinnerty@toddfinnerty.com with questions; please feel free to email Dr. Finnerty once you've completed your 10 courses to let him know where to mail the certificate.

Taking your choice of any 10 of these ADHD courses will allow you to earn a Certificate of Advanced Training in ADHD.

Invite Russell Barkley, Ph.D. in to your living room or office for hours and hours to bring you advanced training on ADHD.

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