By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
- Explain what area of functioning is most positively impacted by social skills training.
- Explain the four principles to consider when evaluating the family of a child with ADD.
- Explain five key topics to include in training sessions for the parents of an ADD child.
- Explain six strategies adolescents with ADD can use to enhance attention.
- Explain the four objectives of parent training in Sheridan's multimethod intervention.
- Explain five idiosyncratic, unique patterns of children with ADD.
- Explain the five tactics for "Start Behavior".
- Explain the four common errors for the parent of an ADD teenager.
- Explain the four steps for dealing with an ADD teenager's social and behavioral problems.
- Explain two common examples of misunderstanding obstacles.
- Explain five key strategies for dealing with ADD children in the classroom.
- Explain the four steps to teaching an ADD teen to manage his or her time.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."