ADHD - Current Research and Intervention Approaches

Live Webinar 14 July 2022

  • This 2-hour overview course delves deep into the signs, symptoms, and evidence-based intervention approaches to address ADHD. Attendees will leave with activities and worksheets to assist in intervention planning and tools to assess and client needs.

  • Suitable for therapists and anyone else with an interest in this subject. Open to all.

  • Date: 14 July 2022, 14:00 - 16:00 (UK time)

  • Includes Certificate of Completion

  • Fee £29 GBP. 30 days access to webinar after live event.

Overview

Objectives: 

  • Gain a broader perspective regarding the various factors impacting the timely and accurate diagnosis of ADHD. 
  • Review the various forms and presentations of ADHD.
  • Analyze the neurological connection to the behavioral presentations of ADHD.
  • Review current research and apply evidence-based intervention strategies via case analysis.


 

More information:

The neurological makeup of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is an area of research ever evolving. 

Gaining a better perspective of the underlying neurological aspects of the ADHD diagnosis can better inform those providing care. 

Join sought after occupational therapist, Varleisha Gibbs PhD, OTD, OTR/L, ASDCS as she shares evidence-based strategies for working with the diagnosis of ADHD. 

This course includes an overview of previous coursework on Self-Regulation and Mindfulness and the ACTION from Trauma Approach. Specific attention is given to the latest research specific to ADHD.  

Attending will help you further gain the essential knowledge of the underlying neuroanatomical connections to help you better select and develop appropriate interventions for children who display challenging behaviors.  

Dr. Gibbs reviews the science connecting neurology to video case examples and unveils to connection to sensory strategies.  

This 2-hour overview course delves deep into the signs, symptoms, and evidence-based intervention approaches to address ADHD. Attendees will leave with activities and worksheets to assist in intervention planning and tools to assess and client needs. 


Outline:

  • Background
    • Overview of ADHD
    • History and diagnostic process
    • Current research on ADHD and the neurological connections


  • Implementing the Research
    • Recognizing the signs and symptoms related to ADHD
    • Overview of the Self-regulation and Mindfulness program and the ACTION from Trauma Approach
    • Applying strategies and case examples 


  • Conclusion and Q & A session

Lecturer

Author, Speaker and Occupational Therapist

Dr Varleisha Gibbs

Varleisha D. Gibbs PhD, OTD, OTR/L is the Vice President of Practice Engagement and Capacity Building at the American Occupational Therapy Association(AOTA).

Prior to joining AOTA, she served as the Scientific Programs Officer at the American Occupational Therapy Foundation. Dr. Gibbs is an international lecturer, researcher, and author. Along with being a tenured associate professor, she was the inaugural chair at Wesley College’s Master’s Program in Occupational Therapy, the first in the State of Delaware. Her areas of expertise include neuroanatomy, self-regulation strategies across the lifespan, health disparities, and pediatric therapeutic interventions. Dr. Gibbs founded and operated a private therapy firm for over 10 years.


Dr. Gibbs began her career after receiving her baccalaureate degree in Psychology from the University of Delaware. She continued her studies in the field of Occupational Therapy receiving a Master’s of Science degree from Columbia University and a clinical doctorate from Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Gibbs completed her Ph.D. program in Health Sciences Leadership at Seton Hall University.


As an occupational therapist, Varleisha has a passion for designing strategies to support individuals in their journey to live their most independent and fulfilled lives. In addition to being a licensed occupational therapist, she is an author, renown international
speaker, and expert in the areas of the neurological connections for self-regulation, sensory processing, trauma responsive care, and health and wellness.


Disclaimer:
The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this presentation belong solely to the author, and not necessarily to the author's employer, organization, committee or other group or individual. Varleisha D. Gibbs Phd, otr/l is employed by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This work is independent of her role and not affiliated with AOTA,inc.


Website: www.drvgibbs.com
Twitter: @ DrVarleisha
Facebook: @drvdg
LinkedIn: Varleisha Gibbs
Email: info@drvgibbs.com

Course curriculum

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    ADHD - Current Research and Intervention Approaches

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