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ADHD in Children and Adolescents

Author: Brian P Daly, PhD, Aimee K Hildenbrand, PhD, and Rondald T Brown, PhD, ABPP
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Course Created: 2016

Practice Level: Intermediate

Book Required Duration: 6 hours
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Course Summary

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood disorder that can have serious consequences for academic, emotional, social, and occupational functioning. The course provides clear and authoritative guidance on evidence-based treatment of ADHD in children and adolescents. When ADHD is properly identified and diagnosed, however, there are many interventions that have established benefits. This compact and easy to follow guide therefore covers all aspects of the assessment and management of ADHD in children and adolescents that are relevant in real life practice, ranging from diagnosis to the choice of appropriate, empirically supported interventions.

Course Format

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Learning Objectives

  • describe the diagnosis of ADHD in children and adolescents.
  • discuss theories of ADHD in children and adolescents.
  • explain behavioral treatments of ADHD in children and adolescents.
  • identify medications used to treat ADHD in children and adolescents.

Course Syllabus

  • Description
  • Theories and Models of ADHD in Children and Adolescents
  • Diagnosis and Treatment Indications
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