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AD(H)D and other Neurological Disorders
Level: Advanced Practice-Lineworker
Intended Audience: Workers new and experienced who want to learn more about AD(H)D and other neurological disorders in children
To review the latest findings regarding the impact of drugs and alcohol on the developing brain
To distinguish between FAS, FAE, and FADE and learn the characteristics of each
To learn a variety of interventions that are helpful to children with FAS, FAE, and FADE
To identify the influence of pre-natal exposure to drugs/alcohol on the development of ADHD
To discuss some of the current controversies surrounding ADHD
To discuss the behavioral manifestations of ADHD in various developmental stages
To confront the specific problems surrounding the assessment and diagnosis of ADHD and to identify various mechanisms used to identify ADHD
To examine disorders which mimic ADHD
To identify the specific symptoms of ADHD
To review successful multi-modal interventions with ADHD
To understand the impact of neurological and learning disorders on self-esteem
To review a variety of learning disabilities which affect a youngster’s ability to function with their peer group in school
To assist parents and caretakers with specific suggestions for coping with the stress of living with children with neurological problems
Overview of Research Findings
Examining the Effects of Alcohol of the Young Brain
The Correlation between FAS, FAE, FADE and ADHD
Behavioral Components and Social/Emotional Fallout of ADHD
Interventions with ADHD: Using a Multi-modal Approach
ADHD in Adolescence
ADHD and Parental/Family Stress
Self-care for Parents and Caretakers
Mental Health & Behavioral Health
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