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Title: Assessment and Management of Adult AD/HD
Type of Activity: Workshops & Seminars
Objective of Course / Workshop: To understand theoretical models of AD/HD and apply the concepts to clinical practice. To update knowledge of assessment methods and tools for assessing adults with AD/HD. To update knowledge of psychological strategies that will enhance the functioning of adults with AD/HD
Course / Workshop Outline: Module 1: Understanding adult AD/HD: Theoretical Models (2 hours) Module 2: Assessment of adult AD/HD Guidelines, Methods and Tools (2 hours) Module 3: Treatment of adult AD/HD: Strategies to managing the symptoms (2 hours)
Duration (hrs): 6
Course / Workshop content: Registration: 8:30am Seminar Start 9:00am End: 4:00pm Module 1: Understanding adult AD/HD: Theoretical Models This section will describe major theoretical models of AD/HD and provide a platform for understanding how to assess for AD/HD in late adolescence and adulthood. Module 2: Assessment of adult AD/HD Guidelines, Methods and Tools This section will discuss international guidelines for the assessment of AD/HD. The pros and cons of different rating scales and cognitive tests will be explored. And finally, differential diagnosis of AD/HD with other conditions will be considered. Module 3: Treatment of adult AD/HD: Strategies to managing the symptoms. This section will reference international best practice guidelines. Cognitive remediation for organisational, motivation, and attention and memory will be discussed. Emerging technology such as computerised intervention for Working Memory will be considered.
Start Date: 27/07/2012
Start Time 09:00:00
End Time 16:00:00
End Date: 27/07/2012

Presenter / Provider Details

Presenter / Provider: Dr Caroline Stevenson & ADDults with ADHD (NSW) Inc
Qualifications: B.Sc (Hons), M.Psych, PhD
Experience: Dr Caroline Stevenson is a registered psychologist and Member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society. In 1999, she completed a PhD on the management of AD/HD in adults. Since 2000, Caroline has worked in private practice helping individuals and families with the challenges associated with having AD/HD and learning difficulties. In addition, Caroline works at Macquarie University as a Clinical Supervisor on the Master of Clinical Psychology Program.

Venue Details

Address: Dunmore Lang College, Macquarie University
Address 2: 130-134 Herring Rd
Suburb: North Ryde
State: NSW
Postcode: 2113
Website: http://www.add.org.au
Parking: Free
Is there disability parking and entry?
Are meals included with this event? Yes
If yes, what meals? Morning / Afternoon Tea & Lunch

Registration Details

Registration process: Dr Caroline Stevenson is an experienced speaker and seminar leader on AD/HD. ADDults with ADHD (NSW) Inc is a not for profit charity that has been established for over 15 years and runs educational programs, seminars and conferences each year for professionals and for adults and families dealing with AD/HD.
Cost ($): 250.00
Cost Description (if applicable): The seminar fee includes Certifcate of Attendance, resource materials morning tea and light lunch.
Contact Name: Ray Steele or Joy Toll
Contact Phone: 02 9889 5977
Contact Email: events@adultadhd.org.au

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