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Transitioning to Adulthood with ADHD | 4 Session Online Course

Oct. 5, 2017 8:00 pm - Oct. 26, 2017 9:00 pm

  • Location : Online
  • Meeting Type: Webinar

Description :

Did you miss the first webinar? Click here to view a recording: Watch the 1st webinar.

This webinar course will be offered in two parts.

Dates: Part I Thursday, October 5 and Thursday, October 26.
Part II will include the 2nd two webinars offered in early 2018.

Time: Sessions begin at 8:00 PM ET and end at 9:00 PM ET. Please make adjustment for different time zones.

Course Fee: Free. This series is sponsored by an educational grant from Supernus Pharmaceuticals.

Register now for the remainder of the series.

This course supports parents and caregivers of young adults with ADHD. Through this four webinar series parents and caregivers will gain tools to support their young adult with ADHD in the transition to independence. The course will help participants empower their young adult by improving communication, assisting and supporting their child in making decisions, and helping them become their own advocate. The information will focus on parents and caregivers of teens and young adults with ADHD between the ages of 16-21.

Presenters: Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA & Stephanie Sarkis, PhD, NCC, DCMHS, LMHC

Webinar 1: Understanding and Supporting Young Adults with ADHD Watch a recording.
- Recognize delayed development of executive functions in the teen years
- Identify when to step in and when to step back
- Apply parenting strategies to young adults with ADHD such as using natural consequences and negotiating differences of opinion

Webinar 2: Helping Your Young Adult Become Independent
- Identify organization and time management strategies for school and work
- Recognize financial management tools and strategies
- Discuss a plan for work/play balance

Webinar 3: Transfer of Clinical Care
- Explain the benefits of medication
- Recognize the importance of continuity when medication is currently part of a young adult’s treatment plan
- Discuss professionals who can support young adults with ADHD, such as therapists, coaches, and prescribers and the benefits of each

Webinar 4: Exploring Options after High School
- Identify college and vocational training opportunities
- Discuss the traits of a successful student
- Explore options outside of college and vocational training

REGISTER NOW. Use the register link to sign up for the remainder of the series. All registrants for the webinars will receive a recording of each webinar. This course is meant to be taken as a whole series and each webinar will build on previous information.