Full course description
In this RAPT training on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), you will learn to recognize the symptoms, behaviors, and challenges children with ADHD face. You will also learn how and where to get help, the importance of extending ADHD therapies into your own home, and how to advocate for accommodations in school.
This course covers the following topics:
- The Types of ADHD
- ADHD From a Child’s Perspective
- Statistics and Myths
- External and Internal Symptoms
- How Trauma Complicates Diagnosis
- Therapy and Medication Treatments
- Extending Therapies into Your Home
- Advocating for an ADHD-Friendly Classroom
- Policies and Resources
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Meet the Designers
The Indiana Child Welfare Education & Training Partnership provides high quality social work education and statewide training for public child welfare employees. It provides BSW students with preparation for employment as a Family Case Manager; it allows DCS employees to enroll in the school’s part-time MSW Program; and it provides state-of-the-art training to current DCS employees. This partnership is recognized nationally for its success and for its joint collaborative operation. Due to these efforts, Indiana is now seen as a model for the provision of public services that support children and families.
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