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Update on Assessment and Treatment of Complicated ADHD

General Information

Title: Update on Assessment and Treatment of Complicated ADHD

Presenter: Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D.

Date: Friday, February 23, 2024, 12:00pm-3:00pm EST

Fee: $195 Includes full technical support, handouts, 3 CE credits, and 2 months access to recordings.

Venue: Online Webinar

Update on Assessment and Treatment of Complicated ADHD

Description

This course will provide updates on assessment and treatment of children, teenagers, and adults with ADHD. It will include an explanation of ADHD as developmental impairment of the brain’s executive functions and will describe details of six clusters of cognitive functions usually impaired in those with ADHD as children, teens, or adults:

A) Activation: organizing, prioritizing, and activating for work
B) Focus: focusing, sustaining and shifting attention to tasks
C) Effort: regulating alertness, sustaining effort, and adjusting processing speed
D) Emotion: managing frustration and modulating emotions
E) Memory: utilizing working memory and accessing recall
F) Action: monitoring and self-regulating action

This course will focus on the variety of complications that commonly occur with ADHD
including:
A) Anxiety: panic attacks, social anxiety, generalized anxiety
B) Depression: persistent depressive disorder, major depression, bipolar disorders
C) Substance Use Disorders: alcohol, THC
D) Specific Learning Disorders: in reading, math, written expression
E) Disruptive Disorders: oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder
F) Sleep-wake Disorders: insomnia, hypersomnia
G) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
H) Autism Spectrum Disorders (in those with average or above average IQ)

Uses and limitations of various medications, psychotherapy, and behavioral strategies will be considered.

Instructor

Thomas E. Brown earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Yale University and then served on the clinical faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine for 20 years while operating a clinic in Connecticut for children and adults with ADHD and related problems. In May 2017, he relocated to California where he opened the Brown Clinic for Attention and Related Disorders in Manhattan Beach. He has taught continuing medical education courses on ADHD for the American Psychiatric Association for the past 18 years and has given lectures and workshops in hospitals, medical schools, universities and for professional and advocacy groups throughout the United States and in more than 40 other countries.

Dr. Brown is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the University of California Riverside School of Medicine and is an elected Fellow of the American Psychological Association, The APA Division of Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse, and the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. He has published 30 articles in professional journals and 7 books on ADHD with translations of 12 foreign languages. His most recent books are Smart, but Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD; Outside the Box: Rethinking ADD/ADHD in Children and Adults-A Practical Guide, and ADHD and Asperger Syndrome in Smart Kids and Adults: Twelve Stories of Struggle, Support and Treatment. His 28-minute video on YouTube “What Is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?” has received more than 8 million views.

For more information, please visit his website at www.BrownADHDclinic.com .

Update on Assessment and Treatment of Complicated ADHD

Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be better able to:


A) Identifying the diverse ways impairments of complicated ADHD may become apparent
in school, family, life and social interactions
B) Describe various ways complicated ADHD cam impact parents, siblings, and teachers
C) Explain strategies for dealing with resistances of students, parents, and teachers
regarding ADHD

Application Deadline

February 21 2024 or until all training spaces are filled, whichever comes first.

Notification of Acceptance

Applicants will be notified, via email, of acceptance when registration is complete, and payment is received.

Refund/Cancellation Policy 

Tuition/registration payments are refundable (minus $10) until January 23, 2024.  Cancellations after this date are non-refundable. In this situation, we will attempt to find someone to take your slot (based on our waiting list).

Accessibility

Conference is via webinar. For live options, there will be handicap accessibility.

Course level

Introductory

Level of clinician 

Introductory

Accessibility

If you require ADA accommodations, please contact our office 30 days or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification

The Grievance Policy for trainings provided by NEFESH INTERNATIONAL is available here. Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often, and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.

CE Information

Participants must have paid the tuition fee, signed in or logged in and out each day, attended the entire webinar, and completed an evaluation to receive a certificate (for pre-recorded program, a post-test with a passing grade of 80% is required.) Failure to sign/log in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Certificates are available electronically after satisfactory course completion. A link will be provided for those who have completed the training.

 

Three Continuing Education Credits are granted through Nefesh International for the following professions: Psychologists, Social workers, Mental Health Counselors, and LMFTs. It is the participant’s responsibility to check with their individual state boards to verify CE requirements for their state.

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This program is co-sponsored by NEFESH International and Neuhoff Psychological Consulting . NEFESH International is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NEFESH International, maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Satisfactory Completion:

Participants must have paid the tuition fee, signed in or logged in and out each day, attended the entire webinar, and completed an evaluation to receive a certificate (for pre-recorded program, a post-test with a passing grade of 80% is required.) Failure to sign/log in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available. Certificates are available electronically after satisfactory course completion. A link will be provided for those who have completed the training.

 

References

Brown, T.E. Smart but Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD (2014) New York;
Jossey-Bass.


Cortese S., Brown T.E., Corkum P. et al.: Assessment and Management of Sleep Problems in
Youths with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. J. Am. Acad. Child Adolescent Psychiatry 5
2(8) 784-796. 2013a.


Faraone S.V., Biederman J.: Can attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder onset occur in
adulthood? JAMA Psychiatry 73 (7): 655-656. 2016.
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Update on Assessment and Treatment of Complicated ADHD

Schedule

Friday, February 23, 2024

12:00-12:10PM(est) Welcome and Introduction
12:10-1:00PM ADHD as Developmental Impairment of Executive Functions in Children,
Teens, and Adults
1:00-2:00 PM  Complications that commonly occur with ADHD in Children, Teens, and Adults
(Part 1)
2:00-3:00PM Complications that commonly occur with ADHD in Children, Teens, and Adults
(Part 2)

Update on Assessment and Treatment of Complicated ADHD

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