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State University of New York

ADHD: Everyday Strategies for Elementary Students

State University of New York via Coursera

Overview

This course will provide an overview of ADHD diagnosis and treatment. Course participants can expect to learn about ADHD as a developmental disorder that begins early in childhood, and participants will also learn about evidence-based approaches for diagnosing ADHD. Following that, two evidence-based treatment approaches (the Daily Report Card and Parenting Strategies) will be introduced. (Note these course activities are informational and are not intended to replace working with a licensed/trained professional).

Learning Objectives: Students will be able to identify the behaviors characteristic of ADHD, the components of a diagnosis, and evidence-based treatment procedures that can be used in the school or home.
1. Identify the key areas of functional impairment, symptom presentation, and diagnostic decision-making for youth with ADHD.
2. Develop a behavioral intervention suitable for treating ADHD in the school setting.
3. Apply effective parenting and teaching strategies for supporting youth with ADHD in the home, classroom, and neighborhood.

Syllabus

  • What is ADHD?
    • This module introduces the history, course, prevalence, and associated issues important for understanding attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
  • Methods of assessment for screening
    • In this module course participants will learn about the components of an evidence-based assessment approach for diagnosing ADHD and planning treatment.
  • School-based treatment approaches and the Daily Report Card (DRC)
    • This module explores the uses of an effective school-based treatment, the Daily Report Card
  • Parenting strategies
    • This module presents a number of parenting strategies that are best practice for supporting youth with ADHD

Taught by

Greg Fabiano

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Reviews

4.8 rating, based on 4 reviews

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  • This is a great concise course on understanding ADHD, its diagnosis and assessment, and useful non-technical strategies to help children, parents and teachers. In terms of potential interventions, there was emphasis on both home and school settings - the typical locations where addressing ADHD matters most. As expected from the course title, this offering does not cover pediatric-specialist topics such as pharmacologic management. The material is highly recommended for both laypeople and clinical professionals.
  • Enemona Daniel Prime completed this course and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    i got the notion now about the neurosis of each child with the spectrum,however the developmental of every child as an individual need to to know here that he or she can still meet up with the standared
  • NOREEN MURPHY completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.

    MY NAME IS NOREEN MURPHY I FOUND THIS COURSE TOTALLY INFORMATIVE AND INTERACTIVE WHICH MADE IT EASY TO FILLOW IT WAS TOTALLY WELL EXPLAINED IT IS IMPERATIVE FOR ANY PARENT WITH SMALL CHILDREN TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS.COURSE Well done.to all of you in the Coursea Team .Much appreciated Thank you very much NOREEN. I WOULD THEREFORE AWARD 5 STARS
  • Nanjeru Lala Kwagala completed this course.

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