A Closer look at ADD/HD

Details
Time : 08:30 – 12:30
Length of Training : Half day
Type of Training : CPD Workshop
Who should attend

Anyone with an interest in working with children with ADD/HD, in particular:

  • Psychologists
  • Psychometrists
  • Registered Counsellors
  • Intern Psychology students
  • Teachers
Overview

This workshop will focus on different assessments that can be used to identify symptoms of ADD/HD as well as what important aspects to look for when assessing for ADD/HD or when working with such children. The workshop further aims to look at the co-morbidity of ADD/HD with other disorders/ difficulties such as the prevalence of poor working memory. Furthermore, the pharmacology to treat ADD/HD will be explored as well as how to approach the fears parents have about treating their ADD/HD child with medication. The workshop also aims at identifying ways to provide support to parents whose children have ADD/HD. Some case studies will also be discussed during the workshop.

OUTCOMES

This workshop was designed to provide insight into a few crucial aspects pertaining to ADD/HD. It aims to give practitioners some more insight into assessing and dealing with children with ADD/HD. The workshop aims to give practitioners practical tips on how to deal with parents whose children have ADD/HD. It aims to identify and resolve some issues professionals may face when dealing with ADD/HD in their practice.

WHAT IS INCLUDED
  • 4 hours of training using experiential learning techniques
  • Hand outs
  • Refreshments