Course Summary

Practice Level: Intermediate

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

This course is based on a book and a posttest. When you’re ready, purchase the test by clicking the “Add To Cart” or “Enroll” button. This will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CE credits.

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
  • Treatment


Brian P Daly, PhD

Brian P Daly, PhD is assistant professor of psychology and director practicum training at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Daly has authored or coauthored numerous books, articles, and book chapters related to child psychopathology, pediatric chronic illness, and school mental health.

Aimee K Hildenbrand, PhD

Aimee Hildenbrand, PhD is an Associate Fellow at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, an Assistant Research Scientist in the Center for Healthcare Delivery Science at Nemours Children’s Health System, a licensed clinical psychologist in the Division of Behavioral Health at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.

Rondald T Brown, PhD, ABPP

Ronald T. Brown, PhD, ABPP, is the president ofthe University of North Texas at Dallas and professorof psychology.Previously he served as the provost and seniorvice president for academic affairs at Wayne StateUniversity in Detroit, MI. He has providedleadership for a variety of national associations.

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