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Parent to Parent: Family Training on ADHD | Skillman, NJ

Jan. 7, 2018 1:30 pm - Feb. 11, 2018 3:30 pm

  • Location : All Saints' Church
  • Meeting Type: Regional and State Events

Description :This weekly seven-session class begins on Sunday, 1/7/2018 and ends on Sunday, 2/11/2018.
Sessions begin at 1:30 PM EST and ends 3:30 PM.EST

$175.00 registration fee. You must be a CHADD member to attend.
Contact Katherine at k.mcgavern@gmail.com to reserve your place in the course or for questions. Registration fee due by December 31.

TO SIGN UP:
1. Contact: Katherine McGavern k.mcgavern@gmail.com
2. Join CHADD if you are not a member.
3. Send a check for $175 To Katherine McGavern | 77 Adams Drive | Princeton, NJ 08540
4. Fill out and return Katherine’s email with requested information.

Notification of enrollment acceptance will be mailed or e-mailed to you.

The course includes a state-of-the-art curriculum with the training provided by an experienced, certified Parent to Parent Teacher. Each of the weekly two-hour sessions covers an area of information absolutely essential to the successful management of ADHD. And best of all, the training is from a parent's perspective, brought to you by experts who have faced the same struggles, questions, and challenges you face. In addition to the classes you will receive a Parent to Parent Workbook full of helpful articles, tips and worksheets to use in your own family.

SESSION 1: Overview of ADHD
SESSION 2: Assessment to Multimodal Treatment
SESSION 3: Developing Parenting Strategies and Positive Behavior Interventions-Behavioral Management, Part I
SESSION 4: Developing Parenting Strategies and Positive Behavior Interventions-Behavioral Management, Part II
SESSION 5: Educational Rights for Your Child with ADHD
SESSION 6: Building an Education Team: Bridging the Gap Between Home and School
SESSION 7: Resiliency, Teen Challenges and Future Success

Parent to Parent: Family Training on ADHD | Introduction to ADHD

Feb. 28, 2018 7:00 pm - Feb. 28, 2018 8:30 pm

  • Location : Online
  • Meeting Type: Webinar

Description :This introductory class will be held online. You will need a computer, internet access and either speakers or headset with microphone to participate. If you do not have computer speakers or have trouble hearing over your computer, you can connect the audio to your phone by dialing the phone number and entering the access code provided.
Date & Time: Feb. 28, 2018, 7:00-8:30 pm EST.
Course Fee: FREE

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The training is provided by a certified Parent to Parent Teacher. Information is provided from the experienced parent's perspective. It will provide you with an overview of ADHD and an introduction to the Parent to Parent: Family Training on ADHD program. The program is a series of courses providing information and strategies for parents of children with ADHD.

Objectives:

• Describe how ADHD is defined in the DSM-5 (book used by doctors in diagnosing psychological conditions)
• Understand common myths and facts about children with ADHD
• Learn the attention process
• Describe executive functions of the brain
• Analyze ADHD factors to think about when diagnosing and managing ADHD
• Compare other disorders that mimic ADHD
• Describe common co-occurring disorders with ADHD
• Explain diagnosing ADHD, including diagnosing the inattentive, predominately hyperactive/impulsive and combined presentations
• List problems that may be experienced by untreated ADHD
• Discuss ADHD with your child or teen with ADHD

In addition to the class you will receive a Parent to Parent Resource PDF full of helpful articles, tips and worksheets to use in your own family. The resources may be downloaded DURING the class.

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Questions:
parent2parent@chadd.org
(240) 487-2321

Parent to Parent: Family Training on ADHD | Creating an ADHD-Friendly Home Environment

Mar. 7, 2018 7:00 pm - Mar. 14, 2018 8:30 pm

  • Location : Online
  • Meeting Type: Webinar

Description :This is a two-session course that will be held online. You will need a computer, internet access and either speakers or headset with microphone to participate. If you do not have computer speakers or have trouble hearing over your computer, you can connect the audio to your phone by dialing the phone number and entering the access code provided.
Dates & Time: Obstacles to Creating an ADHD-Friendly Home Environment, March 7, 2018, 7:00-8:30 pm EST. and Strategies for Creating an ADHD-Friendly Home Environment, March 14, 2018, 7:00-8:30 pm EST.
Course Fee: $49.00

Is life at home a little chaotic and stressful? Throughout this course, family members will learn about obstacles to creating an ADHD-friendly home environment and strategies to create an ADHD-friendly home environment to help ensure the success of children with ADHD. The training is provided by a certified Parent to Parent Teacher. Information is provided from the experienced parent's perspective. It will provide you with tips and strategies for creating an ADHD-Friendly home environment for your child with ADHD. This course is part of the Parent to Parent: Family Training on ADHD program. The program is a series of courses providing information and strategies for parents of children with ADHD.

March 7

Objectives: Obstacles to Creating an ADHD-Friendly Home Environment


• Describe the challenges that children with ADHD have with self-control (self-regulation)
• Understand the common behavior deficits that are related to ADHD
• Learn about the common language disorders that co-occur with ADHD
• Describe how challenges with executive functioning are related to "inner language"
• Explain why structure and routine are important for children with ADHD
• Compare the different types of environments that result in chaos and stress for families
• Analyze how a parent's ADHD affects the home environment
• Describe the feelings and reactions that a sibling may experience
• Describe how ADHD affects the parents' relationship and why they disagree


March 14

Objectives: Strategies for Creating an ADHD-Friendly Home Environment:

• Explain proactive and reactive strategies
• Describe behavior management strategies
• Understand communication strategies
• Learn about structure and routines
• Describe organization tips and strategies
• Explain parenting strategies when the parent has ADHD
• List parenting and behavior strategies to use for siblings without ADHD
• Analyze parent cooperation strategies


In addition to the class you will receive a Parent to Parent Resource PDF full of helpful articles, tips and worksheets to use in your own family. The resources may be downloaded DURING the class.



Questions:
parent2parent@chadd.org
(240) 487-2321

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