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CADDRA ADHD Introductory Workshop – June 19

June 19 @ 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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CADDRA ADHD Workshop

Evidence-based Assessment and Management of ADHD in Primary Care

Saturday, June 19

12:00 pm– 3:30 pm ET

Online

 

In this interactive online workshop, participants will be introduced to the Canadian ADHD Practice Guidelines (4.1 edition, 2020) and become acquainted with their user-friendly contents and screening tools. Using real life case scenarios and small group discussions, participants will be able to recognize ADHD and co-morbid disorders and apply evidence-based treatments to address the challenges faced by children, teens and adults. Key interventions to assist at school and in the workplace will also be introduced. An optimistic and hopeful approach will be encouraged as many with ADHD have the ability to be very successful when given the proper tools to manage. In addition, a follow-up post-workshop reflective exercise will help to consolidate learning. The reflective exercise must be completed in the two months post-workshop to obtain Mainpro+ certification.

Participants will receive a free digital copy of the Canadian ADHD Practice Guidelines and CADDRA ADHD Toolkit.
*This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 9 Mainpro+ credits. CADDRA – Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for this workshop.

Please note, this workshop is live only and will not be recorded. Payment is non-refundable. 

This registration is for the following date:

• Saturday, June 19, at 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm ET

 

What past participants say:

“The workshop gave me a framework to approach my ADHD patients systematically. I have more confidence now to advise and assess ADHD patients instead of writing a referral.”

“This program has given me increased confidence in being able to assess for ADHD and start management “

 

Learning Objectives:
1. Diagnose ADHD using clinical history and validated screening tools
2. Use the Canadian ADHD Practice Guidelines, 4th edition to support assessment and ongoing management
3. Confidently manage ADHD in a primary care setting.

 

Facilitators:
Joan Flood MD, CCFP, FCFP, is a graduate of McGill University and the University of Manitoba. After many years of practicing family medicine, she joined the Shoniker Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic at the Rouge Valley Hospital in 2004 and has a focused practice in youth mental health with particular expertise in ADHD, Autism and Learning Disorders. She was the Consultant Physician to the Pine River Institute from 2008 to 2015, a residential treatment center for teens with substance abuse and other co-morbid disorders. Dr. Flood is a CADDRA Board member and is particularly involved in CADDRA’s efforts in advocacy and education for ADHD issues in Canada. Dr. Flood frequently speaks to schools, public organizations and professional groups on ADHD and other mental health issues.

Dr. Ghalib Ahmed MD CCFP FCFP is a Family Physician in Edmonton, Alberta. He works in a multidisciplinary Family Medicine Clinic in Edmonton as well as an Adult Psychiatry Clinic, assessing and treating people with multiple psychiatric co-morbidities including ADHD. He is chair of the CADDRA Membership Committee and a CADDRA Board member.

 

Workshop Registration Costs:
• $195 plus tax (non member)
• $155 plus tax (CADDRA member)
• $95 plus tax (Student, non member)
• $75 plus tax (CADDRA student member)

 

Location: Online

 

CADDRA – Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance is a non-profit organization supporting healthcare professionals in the assessment and treatment of individuals with ADHD.

 

Details

Date:
June 19
Time:
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Organizer

CADDRA – Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance
Phone:
4166378582