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Understanding & Identifying Coexisting Conditions in Children With ADHD – Earn 3 CE Credits
April 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Gene Carroccia, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and author who has extensive experience working with individuals with ADHD, as well as other conditions, including psychological trauma and maltreatment. He obtained his doctorate in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, Illinois. For over twenty years, he has evaluated and treated hundreds of children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD. Dr. Carroccia works at a large not-for-profit health care system as a vice president of behavioral health care services. Previously, for many years, he supervised doctoral psychology interns and was the director of training of an accredited doctoral clinical psychology internship program. Dr. Carroccia is the author of two ADHDology books, Treating ADHD/ADD in Children and Adolescents: Solutions for Parents and Clinicians (2019) and Evaluating ADHD in Children and Adolescents: A Comprehensive Diagnostic Screening System (2020). He was also the editor of the clinical workbook Treating Sexual Abuse and Trauma with Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities, published by Charles C. Thomas. Visit www.adhdology.com.
This presentation will discuss the importance of identifying and addressing the numerous potential conditions that can coexist with ADHD in children and adolescents. The most common coexisting conditions will be discussed, key symptoms for these conditions will be presented so participants can better understand and identify the disorders, and the providers who can further evaluate and treat these conditions will be described.
1. Participants will learn about the importance of properly identifying and treating coexisting conditions as part of the comprehensive evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with ADHD Assist couples in navigating the common challenge of desire discrepancy.
2. Participants will learn about the specific challenges of identifying coexisting conditions in children and adolescents with ADHD Help clients navigate sexual health after infidelity.
3. Participants will learn about the most common child and adolescent sleep, neurodevelopmental, sensory processing, fetal substance exposure, psychological, trauma, and substance use conditions which can frequently occur with and worsen ADHD, or cause ADHD-like symptoms when true ADHD does not exist.
4. Participants will learn about the key symptoms in common coexisting conditions to help them better understand and identify these conditions.
5. Participants will learn about the providers who can further evaluate and treat these specific conditions.
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