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ADHD in children and adolescents

Register by March 1, 2024 to qualify for the early bird price!
General – $275 (after March 1, 2024, increases to $300)
Student – $247.50 (after March 1, 2024, increases to $270)

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders in children and adolescents. *In Canada, 5-7% of children are diagnosed or struggle with ADHD (*Statistic by Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada).

This full-day virtual training will provide comprehensive research and strategies by four experts in the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents with ADHD.

In the morning session, we will review the basics of ADHD, the difference in presentation between males and females, comorbid disorders that accompany ADHD, facts and myths, and multimodal management including medications and psychosocial support.

In the afternoon session, we will discuss support for ADHD including executive function coaching and management of challenges that are barriers to academic, emotional and social success. The focus will not only be on the school performance and attendance but also on what the family can do to support youth with ADHD.

Learning objectives:

  • Gain clarity for the diagnosis of ADHD and its many presentations, including its relationship to comorbid disorders
  • Learn medication management for ADHD including the facts, myths and how to address the neurobiological aspect of ADHD
  • Understand executive function impairment and how coaching can bolster academic success and raise self-esteem in youth with ADHD
  • Understand the management of challenging behaviour and the importance of engaging the family in early interventions which can impact individual and family outcomes