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Managing ADHD in School: The Best Evidence-Based Methods

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Russell A. Barkley, PhD
1 Hour 25 Minutes
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Sep 28, 2018
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Education is the most prevalent domain of impaired major life activities associated with ADHD in children and teens with more than 90% of them having significant problems functioning effectively in this setting.  School is also the most seriously impaired domain relative to all other domains such as family, peer, and community functioning.  Mental Health professionals therefore are routinely called upon to advise families and educators on the most appropriate methods for managing ADHD related symptoms, behavioral problems, and academic performance difficulties in school settings.  This recording contains more than 80 recommendations for school management strategies to deal with ADHD children and adolescents.



This online program is worth 1.5 hours CPD.



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Russell A. Barkley, PhD, is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children and Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA.  He is a Diplomate (board certified) in three specialties, Clinical Psychology (ABPP), Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, and Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN, ABPP).  Dr. Barkley is a clinical scientist, educator, and practitioner who has published 23 books, rating scales, and clinical manuals numbering 41 editions.  He has also published more than 270 scientific articles and book chapters related to the nature, assessment, and treatment of ADHD and related disorders and is the author of the book Managing ADHD in School (PESI, 2016).

He is the founder and editor of the bimonthly clinical newsletter, The ADHD Report, now in its 25th year of publication. Dr. Barkley has presented more than 800 invited addresses internationally and appeared on nationally televised programs such as 60 Minutes, The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, and many other programs on behalf of those with ADHD.  He has received awards from the professional societies and ADHD organizations for his lifetime achievements, career accomplishments, contributions to research in ADHD, to clinical practice, and for the dissemination of science. His websites are and

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Russell Barkley is a published author and receives royalties. He receives a speaking honorarium, recording royalties, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. Dr. Barkley receive a speaking fee from Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Astra-Zeneca Pharmaceutical Company,, and the American Psychological Association. All financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.

Non-financial: Dr. Russell Barkley is voluntary faculty at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. He is a member of the South Carolina Psychological Association and the American Professional Society for ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD).


  1. Communicate the nature of ADHD and its deficits in executive functioning that directly impact school adjustment
  2. Employ a variety of behavioral methods that can be used in the management of ADHD symptoms and associated behavioral and learning problems in children and teens.
  3. Recommend a variety of school accommodations that can be made to the curriculum and physical environment to reduce the degree of impairment in school functioning that may be associated with ADHD in children and teens.


  • Understanding the Symptoms of ADHD as Deficits in Executive Functioning
  • Touchstone Principles for Management
  • Classroom Management: Basic Considerations
  • Ideas for Deskwork
  • About That Homework
  • Instructional Tips
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Behavioral Contracts
  • Increasing Incentives
  • Using School-Home Reports & Home-Based Consequences
    • Daily School Report Cards
  • Problems with Transitions? Make a Transition Plan
  • Externalizing Rules and Time
  • Disciplinary Tactics
  • Keys to Effective Time Out
  • The Challenging Horizons Program for Teens
  • Other Tips for Teens
  • Conclusions

Target Audience

  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Counselors
  • Teachers/Educators
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses, Addiction Counselors
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Other Mental Health Professionals



Overall:      5

Total Reviews: 45


Karen F

"This is the best seminar I have taken on ADHD!!! It was very practical and insightful!!"

Katie R

"Great quick training! Would love to do more with Dr Barkley "


"Excellent content"

Paula B

"Very informative. Thank you."

Anne P

"Excellent presentation!!"

Linda G

"Thank you for this information. The information helps me better understand ADHD in a classroom."

Nina H

"Excellent Thank you for free education Would love and very much use and appreciate a follow up course on adult ADHD and how to facilitate TBI recovery. It is known that individuals recovery from TBI is slower and ???? decreased recovery potential they have a premorbid dx of ADHD"

Carolyn P

"I liked the brevity and ease of learning different steps. Very organized presentation."

Shelia J

"Wonderful Program"

Steven S

"great course extremely practical"

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