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Managing ADHD in Adults: Impairment Focused Treatment with Dr. Russell Barkley
Barkley, Russell, Ph.D.
PESI, Inc. / Seminar on DVD / 2015-12-01 / X49095
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Multi-disc video recording (1 hr 41 min) with electronic manual and instructions

Description:

ADHD in adults has a pervasive impact on the major areas of daily life activities, including: occupational, educational, social functioning and health-related behavior.

Join Dr. Russell Barkley, the world’s leading expert on ADHD, to discover the most effective treatment strategies for ADHD and:
Managing medications
Deficits in executive functioning
Comorbid psychiatric disorders
Medical and other health concerns
Impaired major life activities

Dr Barkley will focus on: counseling, medication, cognitive-behavioral therapy for executive function deficits, and educational and workplace accommodations.

Objectives:

Describe the primary characteristics of ADHD and its deficits in executive functioning
Identify the comorbid disorders and adaptive impairments associated with ADHD.
List two proven treatments for ADHD in adults.
List three of the most useful management methods and accommodations for adults with ADHD for work, educational, home, driving, parenting, and other major life activities.

Outline:

Making the case for multi-modal interventions
Deficits in executive functioning
Impaired major life activities
Common comorbid psychiatric disorders
Medical and other health concerns
Medications for adult ADHD
Issues in managing medications for adults with ADHD
Overview of psychosocial treatment options
What is Coaching for adults with ADHD?
New cognitive behavioral therapies for adult ADHD
Specific suggestions for work or educational settings

About the Speaker:

Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina and Research Professor of Psychiatry at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. He served as the Director of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School for more than 15 years (1985-2000) and established the research clinics for both child and adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders. In 2002, he relocated to the Charleston, SC region.

Dr. Barkley is a Diplomate in three specialties, Clinical Psychology (ABPP), Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, and Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN, ABPP). He is a clinical scientist, educator, and practitioner who has authored, co-authored, or co-edited 13 books and clinical manuals now numbering 23 separate editions. He has published more than 230 scientific articles and book chapters related to the nature, assessment, and treatment of ADHD and related disorders. His most recent books include ADHD in Adults: What the Science Says (2008); ADHD in Adults: Diagnosis and Management (2007); Your Defiant Teen (2008); Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment (3rd ed., 2006), Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents (2005, 3rd ed.), and Assessment of Childhood Disorders (2007). In 1993, he founded a bimonthly newsletter for clinical professionals, The ADHD Report (Guilford). He has created seven professional videotapes on ADHD and defiant children, three of which have won national awards, including the 1992 and 1994 Golden Apple Award for educational videos from the National Education Association. Dr. Barkley has served on the editorial boards of 11 scientific journals and as a reviewer for numerous others.

Dr. Barkley has presented more than 600 invited workshops, public addresses, and scientific presentations internationally, including Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Israel, Russia, Kenya, Venezuela, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Finland, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Italy, Canada, and Great Britain. He has appeared on the nationally televised 60 Minutes, The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN and many other programs on behalf of those with ADHD. In 1994, he received the Distinguished Contribution Award from the American Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology, and in 1996, he was awarded the C. Anderson Aldrich Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics for his research career in child development. In 1998, he received the Award for Distinguished Contribution to Research from the Section on Clinical Child Psychology, (now Division 53) of the American Psychological Association. In 2002, he received the Dissemination Award from the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology, Division 12, of the American Psychological Association for his career efforts to educate the public and other professionals about the science of ADHD.

*Continuing Education Information:

For U.S. and Canadian customers, a CE test is available for $9.99 USD per participant. International CE rates may vary; please contact PESI, Inc. Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

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