What you'll learn
What is ADHD?
Methods of assessment for screening
School-based treatment approaches and the Daily Report Card (DRC)
This course will provide an overview of ADHD diagnosis and treatment. Course participants can expect to learn about ADHD as a developmental disorder that begins early in childhood, and participants will also learn about evidence-based approaches for diagnosing ADHD. Following that, two evidence-based treatment approaches (the Daily Report Card and Parenting Strategies) will be introduced. (Note these course activities are informational and are not intended to replace working with a licensed/trained professional).
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to identify the behaviors characteristic of ADHD, the components of a diagnosis, and evidence-based treatment procedures that can be used in the school or home.
1. Identify the key areas of functional impairment, symptom presentation, and diagnostic decision-making for youth with ADHD.
2. Develop a behavioral intervention suitable for treating ADHD in the school setting.
3. Apply effective parenting and teaching strategies for supporting youth with ADHD in the home, classroom, and neighborhood.
Access to a computer or mobile device with an internet connection.
Motivation to learn!
There are no special materials or prerequisite knowledge required for this course.
Who this course is for
Students who are new to this field
Students willing to put in a couple hours to learn about ADHD: Everyday Strategies for Elementary Students
Advanced students wanting to add another skill to their portfolio
Greg Fabiano – Professor – Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology at The State University of New York at Buffalo
This course includes
Option for learning at your own pace
Videos and reading material about the course
Assessed tasks with feedback from other course participants
Evaluated tests with feedback
Evaluated programming tasks