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Join our ADHD Assessment Workshop for participants and mental health professionals. Enhance your skills in diagnosing and assessing ADHD. Formal diagnosis and labels offer benefits in understanding and normalizing neurodivergence.

Navigating ADHD: Understanding assessments & interventions

Workshop Description

Join us for an in-depth ADHD Assessment Workshop designed for participants and aspiring mental health professionals who want to sharpen their assessment skills. This comprehensive workshop aims to enhance your understanding and skills in diagnosing and assessing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Sometimes formal diagnosis and labels can offer significant benefits. Not only does this help people better understand themselves, but also normalizes neurodivergence and helps practitioners better align themselves in their interventions and approach.

Topics Covered

1. Understanding ADHD: 

Definitions and Diagnostic Criteria, Neurobiological and Psychological Theories of ADHD, Developmental Considerations: ADHD Across the Lifespan, Comorbid Conditions and Differential Diagnosis

2. Assessment Tools and Techniques: 

Structured Clinical Interviews, Standardized Rating Scales: Usage and Interpretation, Behavioral Observations and Functional Assessments, Case Studies: Hands-On Practice with Real-Life Scenarios

3. Integrating and Communicating Findings: 

Synthesizing Data – Creating a Comprehensive ADHD Profile, Writing Effective and Clear Assessment Reports, Communicating Results to Clients and Families, Developing Treatment Recommendations and Follow-Up Plans

4. Intervention: Intervention for ADHD: 

Explore effective strategies for managing ADHD in both children and adults. Learn evidence-based techniques such as behavioral interventions, organizational skills training, and cognitive-behavioral approaches. Gain practical tools for improving focus, reducing impulsivity, and enhancing overall functioning, empowering clients to achieve better outcomes in their daily lives.



Jul 12 - 14 2024


Friday - Sunday
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm




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