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.

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Course Outline

Assessment Guidelines
Are neuropsychological tests valid for diagnosing ADHD in adults?
Recommended Assessment Methods
Diagnostic Issues
Documentaion for ADA
Detecting Malingering
Suggested Treatments
Work/School Strategies
Work/School Accommodations
Risks if a parent has ADHD

Invite Russell Barkley, Ph.D. in to your living room or office for hours and hours to bring you up to date on the current science and best practices in working with both children and adults with ADHD. Learn how the DSM-IV is not always supported and the new directions the field is proceeding towards with DSM-5.

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