Event Details
ADHD and Related Disorders
Event Type:Conference/Workshop
Location:Comfort Inn, Bloomington, MN
 
Friday, March 22, 2013
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Contact:
Continuing Education
608-785-6513
Title Url:http://www.uwlax.edu/conted/teachereducation/adhd.html
Organization/Department:UWL Continuing Ed

"A Child and Adolescent Perspective for Educators," a workshop with Dr. Harvey Weinberg. Contemporary diagnosis and treatment of ADHD is a controversial issue in the fields of mental health and education. This workshop will provide objective and updated information about the empirically supported psychological and medical knowledge in the field of ADHD. Of special interest to educators will be Dr. Weinberg’s emphasis on the interface of these issues with the educational needs facing children with ADHD. Participants will learn about psychological and educational conditions that can co-occur, exist independently, and sometimes simulate ADHD, as well as how to differentiate between true ADHD and these other conditions. A wide variety of interventions designed to improve the behavioral and educational adjustment of children with ADHD will be outlined and discussed.

 
Who should attend:
  • Classroom and special education teachers
  • LD specialists
  • School psychologists and counselors
  • School nurses
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech and Language
  • CliniciansSchool administrators
  • Any other educator who has an interest in this topic
Mental Health Clinicians are welcome to attend and will find the workshop informative, but they must determine if their licensing boards will offer credit for their attendance. Parents may also enroll in this course and will find that much of the information directly and indirectly relates to family based issues.

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