- Duration: 3 hours
Synopsis of Understanding and Management of ADHD
ADHD is an umbrella term which includes Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) without hyperactivity.
ADHD is a term which in recent years has become very prevalent among those who work with children and young people.
It is also a condition which many parents and extended family members, will be learning about. Trying to understand, either having concerns about a child or by receiving a diagnosis that their child has ADHD or ADD. So Understanding and Management of ADHD, are very essential parameters nowadays.
This course is an overarching explanation of what ADHD is. It gives learners who may work with or parent children and young people with the condition, an overview and understanding of the issues that they may face. How to support someone with the condition and how to provide an environment that helps to nurture and promote positivity.
This course is aimed at parents, supervisors, senior staff or those who have an interest in this subject.
By the end of the course learners will understand:
- What ADHD and ADD are
- Common signs and symptoms to look for
- The path to gaining a diagnosis
- ADHD and related conditions
- Behavior management strategies
- Treatment, medications and medical research
- Future outcomes and outlooks
- Managing ADHD at home
- ADHD and mental health
- Adults with ADHD
- Module 1 – What are ADHD and ADD
- Module 2 – Causes of ADHD
- Module 3 – Treating ADHD
- Module 4 – Managing behaviors
- Module 5 – Wider Strategies for helping children at school
- Module 6 – ADHD and links with other conditions
- Module 7 – Case study’s
www.nhs.uk>conditions accessed October 2018
www.adhdfoundation.org.uk accessed October 2018
www.addiss.co.uk accessed October 2018
www.healthline.com>health>adhd accessed October 2018
Module 1 - What is ADHD and ADD
Module 2 - Causes of ADHD
Lecture 3.2Diagnosing ADHD in children10m
Lecture 3.3How can parents help with the diagnosis2m
Lecture 3.4How will a child’s school be involved2m
Lecture 3.5How will others who care for the child be involved2m
Lecture 3.6ADHD in adults5m
Quiz 3.1Understanding and Management of ADHD – Level 3 – Mod 2 Quiz15m
Module 3 - Treating ADHD
Module 4 - Managing behaviours
Module 5 - Wider Strategies for helping children at school
Module 7 - Case study's