CADDRA ADHD Workshop
Friday, November 29th, 2019
1.00 – 4.15pm
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre
Aundeck Omni Kaning
Evidence-based Assessment and Management of ADHD in Primary Care*
This three-hour workshop provides an introductory session to clinicians and healthcare professionals starting to diagnose and treat ADHD. Attendees will be provided with access to download the Canadian ADHD Practice Guidelines, 4th Edition (2018) and a print version of the ADHD toolkit. Using real life case scenarios and small group discussions, participants will be able to recognize ADHD and comorbid disorders and apply evidence-based treatments to address the challenges faced by children, adolescents and adults. A reflective exercise must be completed in the two months post-workshop to obtain Mainpro+ certification.
- Diagnose ADHD using clinical history and validated screening tools
- Use the Canadian ADHD Practice Guidelines, 4th edition to support assessment and ongoing management
- Confidently manage ADHD in a primary care setting.
*This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 9 Mainpro+ credits.
Joan Flood BSc, 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.
Brad Hempel, M.A., Psychologist, is a graduate from Gonzaga University and earned his licence to practice psychology in 2007. Brad joined Wood’s Homes in Calgary, Alberta, as a Clinician working in programs providing services for adolescents and their families. In 2008, Brad moved to Manitoulin Island in Northeast Ontario with his family and has practiced as a Clinical Psychologist with Noojmowin Teg Health Centre for the last 11 years with a special interest in PTSD and adult ADHD. Brad is a member of CADDRA and provides clinical services to older adolescents and adults residing on M’Chigeeng First Nation and Wikwemikong First Nation.
Workshop Registration Costs:
- $200 plus HST
- $160 plus HST (CADDRA member*)
- New CADDRA members (joined after January 1, 2019): free
CADDRA – Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance is a non-profit organization supporting healthcare professionals in the assessment and treatment of individuals with ADHD.