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Changing the ADHD Brain: Moving Beyond Medication​

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Objectives

  1. Articulate the relationship between the frontal lobe of the brain and ADHD symptomology for the purpose of client psychoeducation.
  2. Determine the impact of movement and exercise on the reduction of ADHD symptoms as it relates to assessment and treatment planning.
  3. Implement treatment interventions for improving impulse control and working memory in clients.
  4. Analyze the influence of diet and nutrition on ADHD symptoms in relation to assessment and treatment planning.
  5. Develop clinical strategies to calm the nervous system of clients diagnosed with ADHD.
  6. Assess the clinical implications of environmental influences on ADHD symptoms in clients.

Outline

Why Not Medication?

ADHD and the “Immature” Brain Movement-Based Strategies Frontal Lobe/Working Memory Strategic Tools Diet and Nutrition ADHD and Nervous System Overstimulation Environmental Influences

Copyright : 18/08/2017

ADHD Treatment for Children & Adults: Proven Strategies to Self-Regulate, Stay on Task & Manage Anxiety & Intense Emotions​

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Objectives

  1. Analyze the pluses and minuses of using diet, meds or therapy approaches for ADHD.
  2. Summarize Barkley’s levels of pre-executive function and executive function.
  3. Characterize three attention interventions.
  4. Devise a detailed program to help adults manage the details of their life.
  5. Summarize five ways to manage anxiety in children and adults.
  6. Communicate three ways to work with emotional regulation in ADHD.
  7. Outline the key element of timing therapy and how to achieve it.
  8. Simulate a program for learning to stay present.

Outline

Executive Function and Self-Regulation Emotion Regulation Structure and Organization Slow Impulsivity Attention Therapies for ADHD Anxiety and Stress Management Strategies Advanced Techniques

Copyright : 11/11/2015

Executive Function, ADHD and Stress in the Classroom​

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Objectives

  1. Implement strategies to increase students’ executive functioning skills during both structured activities and open learning times.
  2. Employ classroom interventions that will improve time management, organizational and study skills for kids diagnosed with ADHD.
  3. Apply simple breathing and mindfulness techniques to reduce students’ stress levels, improve emotional regulation in order to meet classroom expectations.
  4. Adapt traditional behavior modification programs to address non-compliant behavior in kids who have ADHD.
  5. Utilize classroom management strategies that apply to the whole class while also meeting the needs of students who are easily distracted or who have cognitive processing delays.
  6. Implement strategies to improve homework compliance and improve study skills among students.

Outline

Impact of ADHD, Executive Function and Stress on Learning and Behavior

Techniques to Strengthen Emotional/ Self-Regulation in School

Strategies to Reduce Disruptive Behaviors, Stress & Anxiety

Strategies to Improve Attention, Organization, Time Management and Memory

Copyright : 13/03/2017