- Four new symptoms under consideration for DSM-5® changes to the ADHD diagnosis
- How proposed DSM-5® changes to ADHD diagnosis impact your students & clients
- Spot core problems in Sensory Processing Disorder and Central Auditory Processing Disorder
- Evidence-based strategies to target weak areas in client’s skill sets
- Manage symptom overlap among ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders and Processing Disorders
For the practising mental health clinician, the ability to rapidly identify processing disorders and make targeted treatment recommendations is one of the therapeutic skills which separate the good from the great. Watch this seminar recording and gain a wide range of concrete skills including assessment of processing and organizational deficits from multiple perspectives, and managing symptom overlap among related disorders. You will be able to think clearly about the common “Bipolar or ADHD?” assessment question. By the end of the seminar recording you will know how to avoid the most common diagnostic error in executive dysfunction assessment. Take home a “toolbox” of developmentally appropriate targeted interventions for the executive dysfunctions associated with ADHD, Sensory Processing Disorder, and Central Auditory Processing Disorder.
Dr. Nowell is convinced that an accurate understanding of executive functions and dysfunctions is a core competency for the mental health clinician. His goal for this seminar is that each attendee will be confident in presenting this material to clients, parents, or his/her peers.
Dr. Nowell’s Big Five:
- Evidence-based practices that improve cognitive efficiency
- Your Best 10 Minutes: Quick and powerful daily planning
- Motivational management application for blasting organizational deficits
- Nutritional support for optimal focus
- Bridging body and mind: Exercise and movement
- Connection and social support for the disorganized client
- Identify executive and organizational deficits across a wide range of childhood and adult disorders.
- Differentiate and describe the processing disorders.
- Implement specific skills for managing school, work, and relationship challenges for clients with executive dysfunction.
- Apply techniques for involvement of teachers, family, and spouses in your evaluation and treatment.
- Implement a set of strategies clients will use long after treatment is over.
- Acquire a set of tools you can adapt to children and adults with executive dysfunction or “everyday” time management challenges and mood instability.
Making Sense of the Disorders
- Sensory Processing Disorder, Central Auditory Processing Disorder and ADHD
- Mood dysregulation in Bipolar Disorder and the Executive Disorders
- Is Adult ADHD a separate disorder?
- A neuropsychological model of executive dysfunction you can master quickly AND use with clients and families
- Avoiding the #1 assessment error
- Proposed DSM-5® changes to the ADHD diagnosis
Skills and Strategies for Children and Adolescents
- Self-talk proficiency for kids
- Distraction delay training
- ADHD and insight-client education and self-monitoring
- Helping parents and teachers pick the right battles
- How to talk so they will listen: Communicating with the disorganized child
Adult Skills and Strategies
- Activity scheduling
- Values and goals clarification strategies for the distracted client
- Effective and quick daily organizing
- Slaying the dragon of procrastination
Tools You Can Use Now
- Dealing with symptom overlap among the executive function disorders
- Teacher-friendly classroom checklists
- Identifying core motivations in adult clients with disorganized and distractible style
- Good-fit personal organizers for the client with executive dysfunction
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David Nowell, Ph.D., is a clinical neuropsychologist with extensive experience in diagnostic evaluation and conducts thousands of interviews annually. Dr. Nowell conducted risk evaluations in Emergency Department, as well as hospital and outpatient settings. The workshop gives attention to the unique clinical perspectives of emergency clinicians as well as the concerns and needs of residential staff and mental health providers. In addition to maintaining a private practice, Dr. Nowell provides consultation to patients in rehabilitation and psychiatric hospital settings. His research interests include cultural competency in the clinical interview and the impact of traumatic brain injury on social and vocational functioning.
Dr. Nowell earned his doctorate at the University of Alabama and completed an internship program in neuropsychology at Tulane University Medical Centre.
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Individual Training Pack 6 CPD Hours – £153.00