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20TRA509 ADHD: Introduction to Understanding ADHD in Children and Young People

20TRA509 ADHD: Introduction to Understanding ADHD in Children and Young People

 

 

 

 

Knowledge is Power. Understanding what ADHD is and how it effects the brain and behaviour of the ADHD child is the first step to supporting them.

This course, written by psychologists, presents the most current research and thinking around what ADHD is and both the positive and negative effects the diagnosis can have on the child and their family. The course, will show you how the brain of a person with ADHD functions differently to that of a typical person and show you how what much of the child with ADHD does is out of their awareness and control.

The course will give an overview of the different supports that are available for the ADHD child and discuss the most effective interventions. The course is suitable for anyone working with ADHD children including parents and teachers.

What you'll learn

  •  Symptoms of ADHD
  • When a Child is just being a child
  • How the ADHD brain works
  • Why the ADHD child struggles with their behaviour
  • The best type of supports available for ADHD
  • The effects of ADHD on home and school life
  • The challenges faced by parents, teachers and the child with ADHD
  • How to support a child with ADHD

Course Duration: 48 mins 29 secs

What's included?

  • Video lessons
  • Downloadable Resources
  • Access on a tablet or phone
  • Certificate of Completion

 

Instructor: Dr. Kieron Merriman PhD

Dr. Merriman holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology from University College Dublin and was awarded a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology from Trinity College Dublin. Dr. Merriman recently received the Therese Brady Award from University College Dublin in 2019 for his work in the area of families and children with additional needs. Dr. Merriman has specialised in several areas of psychological therapy and research including Autism, parents of children with additional needs and is an accredited Early Start Denver Model Practitioner. 

Dr. Merriman has also conducted published research on Autism with a special interest in group based interventions for parents of children with additional needs and has ample experience delivering interventions to children, families and parents struggling with behavioural, emotional and adaptive difficulties. Dr. Merriman works for several public and private bodies and with client groups of all ages experiencing a range of mental health difficulties and disabilities.

 

Course Properties

Course date 26-09-2022
Course End Date 26-09-2023
Capacity 500
Cut off date 26-09-2023
Individual Price €79.00
Speaker Dr. Kieron Merriman PhD
Location Online

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066 7195000

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