More than six million children between the ages of 3 and 17 in the United States have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Children with ADHD often have co-morbid mental health diagnoses and learning disabilities. Left untreated, ADHD can lead to problems at home and school, as well as social isolation. The goal of this course is to teach you the essentials of recognizing ADHD so that you can better assist the individuals you serve. This course covers the most common signs and symptoms of ADHD. You will review the information you need to help children with ADHD get connected with the best resources available.
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
Relias,LLC is approved by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) as a continuing education provider, #18-502RA.
This activity approved for 1.00 CMC contact hours
Typical Developing Behavior vs. ADHD
Positive Traits in Children with ADHD
Section 3: The Effects of ADHD
Categories and Symptoms of ADHD
Recognizing ADHD in Boys and Girls
How to Help Children with ADHD
Section 4: Treatment and Support for Children with ADHD
Parental or Caregiver Strategies
Tutoring, 504 Plans, and Special Education
Tips for Working with Younger Children with ADHD
Jacob Helton, Psy.D., received his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Marywood University in Pennsylvania. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at Chehalem Youth and Family Services in Newberg, Oregon, which included extensive training with at-risk youth and their families. He is licensed as a psychologist in Oregon and most recently worked in an integrated family medicine and internal medicine group for a large healthcare organization. Dr. Helton has worked in hospital, school, residential, and community mental health settings. He has provided treatment to clients across the lifespan and diagnostic spectrum, with an emphasis on the treatment of anxiety disorders, co-occurring medical and mental health disorders, ADHD, insomnia, severe and persistent mental illness, and the aging. He has experience as a technical writer and has provided numerous trainings to mental health professionals, physicians, allied professionals, and direct care staff. Disclosure: Jacob Helton, Psy.D. discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as a Salaried Employee All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor All of the relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.
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