ADHD for Educators

Ralph M. May, PsyD

This presentation will review the current literature on the etiology and diagnoses of ADHD. Evidenced-based interventions for schools and home will be explained. The new DSM-5 diagnostic criteria will be examined and the RDoc data on new subtypes of ADHD will also be reviewed. A detailed examination will be made of medication and behavioral interventions.

Objectives

  1. Discuss the current neurobiology of ADHD.
  2. Apply the process of diagnosis and changes in DSM-5.
  3. Design interventions that work with ADHD.
Target Audience: Counselors, educators. Intermediate level. CE credits offered = 1.5 contact hours