ADHD is a wide-ranging and chronic medical disorder, affecting not only academics but communication and relationships, health and wellbeing, time management, emotionality, and stress. In this session, view Dr. Mark Bertin, internationally acclaimed developmental pediatrician, author, and mindfulness teacher, who will give you the tools to make a positive impact on families and children’s quality of life, self-esteem, and well-being by:
Managing stress and reactivity caused by ADHD – which undermines ADHD when unaddressed
Developing increased flexibility and objectivity in navigating difficult decisions related to ADHD
Building an ability to sustain new habits required in the management of ADHD
Supporting healthy communication, relationships, and compassion
Discussing mindful care as an evidence-based practice in mental health practice to emphasize resilience, unbiased awareness, communication, and compassion
Don’t miss this opportunity to discover how mindfulness is vital to overcoming this complex medical disorder of self-management!
Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships
All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners. For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.
This online program is worth 1.5 hours CPD.
Number of pages
Manual - Mindfulness-Based Strategies for Overcoming Complex ADHD in Youth and Families
Available after Purchase
Transcript - Mindfulness-Based Strategies for Overcoming Complex ADHD in Youth and Families
Dr. Bertin is a developmental pediatrician and author of How Children Thrive, Mindful Parenting for ADHD and The Family ADHD Solution, which integrate mindfulness into the rest of evidence-based pediatric care. He is a contributing author for the book Teaching Mindfulness Skills to Kids and Teens. Dr. Bertin is on faculty at New York Medical College and the Windward Teacher Training Institute, and on the advisory boards for the non-profits Common Sense Media and Reach Out and Read. He is a regular contributor to Mindful Magazine and his blog is available through Mindful.org and Psychology Today. For more information, please visit his website at www.developmentaldoctor.com.
Financial: Dr. Mark Bertin maintains a private practice and has employment relationships with the New York Medical College and Windward Teacher Training Institute. He receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Bertin receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Mark Bertin serves on the editorial board of Common Sense Media and Reach Out and Read.
Employ mindful care as an approach that builds self-awareness and emotional awareness, leading to relationship-centered, compassionate and successful care.
Determine ways mindful care incorporates into treatment of ADHD across lifespan.
Integrate research regarding potential benefits of direct training in mindfulness meditation to foster self-regulation and executive function with and without ADHD.
Demonstrate basic mindfulness exercises that can be immediately incorporated into a daily practice.
Determine accessible steps providers and families can take to be more mindful in approaching ADHD management.
Mindfulness Practice to Manage ADHD, Stress & EF Deficits
Cognitive skills to manage, coordinate, organize and plan
Chronic, excessive stress caused by ADHD
Effects on quality of life
Mindfulness to Build Resilience
Increase flexibility and objectivity in decision making
Sustain new habits
Mindfulness Practice for Effects on Emotional Management Skills
Ability to notice emotion without immediately reacting
Difficulty with frustration tolerance, tantrums and anger
Develop patience and awareness towards whatever is happening
Develop emotional awareness directly
Experience challenging emotions with less reactivity
Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Practice
ADHD Effects on Self
Increase self-esteem, mindset and self-confidence
Benefits for self, and behaviour towards others
Support Healthy Communication, Relationships & Compassion
School, Family, Health
Complex medication decisions
Proactive habit change for parents and children
Nonjudgmental awareness - ability to see clarity without bias
Additional Participant CPD must be purchased for each additional viewer. These viewers will watch the video with the main registrant, but will have individual access to course handouts and certification. The standard price of this program includes certification for main viewer.