Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A Review of Selected Research for Practitioners

Friday, May 26, 2017
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Training/Workshop
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Continuing Education
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https://events.fit.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=52767

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A Review of Selected Research for Practitioners

Time: 1 Hour, 49 Minutes

Presenter: Jan Montgomery, MS, BCBA

This fast paced research packed presentation provides information regarding the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis with behavioral research based treatment strategies. The large NIMH-funded Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with ADHD (1999) and its follow-ups are outlined given its significance. Substantial behavioral research will then be discussed including varied techniques for working with behaviors included under the ADHD diagnosis. The research presented includes the areas of medication, sleep, exercise, peer tutoring, reinforcement, social skills and self-control. 

Objectives:

  • Describe the components of the ADHD DSM diagnosis
  • Discuss Russell Barkley's view of ADHD and implications for treatment.
  • Discuss sleep implications in association with the ADHD diagnosis
  • Describe the MTA study, and initial findings at 14 months
  • Discuss the MTA follow-up studies and effect changes and side effects
  • Describe the behavioral definition of impulsivity.

Keywords: MTA, ADHD, sleep, medication use, social skills, self-control, peer tutoring

Rating: Practitioners who seek to better understand the behavior exhibited by individuals diagnosed with ADHD, and behavioral research-based assessment and treatment strategies.

Credits: 2 Type II BACB® CEs, Two Weeks


Note*: The two weeks begin at time of purchase, not time of log in; purchasing multiple course subscriptions will not extend your access.

A two-week extension can be purchased for an additional $15.00; contact 
abace@fit.edu for details.
Refund Policy

Refunds are not provided once a course has been accessed.

These workshops are presented in partnership between the Florida Tech ABA Online program and ABA Technologies, Inc. ABA Technologies, Inc., is a BACB-approved provider of type-2 continuing education hours (Provider Number: OP-02-0023).

Price: $26.00

For more information, please contact Florida Tech, Continuing Education Dept. at 1-321-674-8382 or email at abace@fit.edu

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