Course Description

Unraveling ADHD: Beyond Myths to Mastery

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a term that resonates globally, impacting millions from varied walks of life. While often misconstrued as a mere mental health anomaly, ADHD stands as a multifaceted neurobiological disorder. Navigating its complexities goes beyond traditional therapeutic approaches. The contemporary medical landscape heralds a new dawn with groundbreaking, non-addictive medications offering respite to ADHD sufferers. Simultaneously, emerging holistic treatments complement these advances. It's crucial to dispel the myths: ADHD isn't an offshoot of flawed parenting, past traumas, or addictions. Its essence lies in neurobiology. Nevertheless, coupling psychological counseling with medical interventions can sculpt transformative behavior modulation techniques.

The ADHD realm boasts illustrious personalities - innovators, thinkers, and leaders, testifying to the fact that this disorder doesn't constrain potential but often harnesses a unique creative genius. Our meticulously crafted course is set to demystify ADHD, bridging the chasm between myths and realities.

Course Modules:

  1. Understanding ADHD: Delve deep into the intricate definitions and intricacies of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

  2. Identifying Traits: Unpack the distinctive attributes exhibited by individuals grappling with ADHD.

  3. Diving into Statistics: An analytical overview of ADHD's prevalence and its diverse subtypes.

  4. Debunking Myths: Dissecting the root causes of ADHD while dispelling widespread misconceptions.

  5. Diagnostic Odyssey: Charting the journey from initial symptoms to a conclusive ADHD diagnosis.

  6. Medical Breakthroughs: Explore the transformative power of modern medications, offering both relief and recovery.

  7. Behavioral Paradigms: Learn about avant-garde behavioral treatments sculpting new life trajectories for ADHD individuals.

  8. Educational Adaptations: Navigating optimal educational pathways tailored to ADHD students' unique needs.

  9. Societal Interplay: Scrutinizing the broader societal, familial, and educational dynamics influencing ADHD individuals.

  10. Course Finale: A holistic recapitulation, reinforcing key takeaways and forwarding the discourse on ADHD.

This course isn't merely an academic endeavor. It's an invitation to grasp, empathize, and empower. Whether you're an educator, parent, caregiver, or a curious learner, our course promises a transformative journey through the universe of ADHD. Dive in, and let knowledge be the beacon.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Identify the characteristics of students with AD/HD.
  • Identify the prevalence and types of AD/HD.
  • Describe the causes of AD/HD.
  • Describe assessment and diagnosis processes for students with AD/HD.
  • Identify educational placements options for students with AD/HD.
  • Describe behavioral interventions for students with AD/HD.
  • Describe medication interventions for students with AD/HD.
  • Identify family issues of students with AD/HD.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Assignment 2 points
An Introduction 1 points
Lesson 1 : Definition ADHD 6 points
Lesson 2 Assignment 2 points
Lesson 2 : Characteristics of Students with ADHD 10 points
Lesson 3 : Prevalence and Sub-Types of ADHD 10 points
Lesson 4 : What Causes and What Does not Cause ADHD 10 points
Lesson 5 Assignment 2 points
Lesson 5 : Assessment and Diagnosis of Students with ADHD 10 points
Lesson 6 : Medication Interventions and Treatment for Students with ADHD 9 points
Lesson 7 Assignment 2 points
Lesson 7 : Behavioral Interventions and Treatments for Students with ADHD 10 points
Lesson 8 : Educational Placement Options for Students with ADHD 10 points
Lesson 9 Assignment 2 points
Lesson 9 : Family, School and Societal Issues of Students with ADHD 9 points
A Final Exam 44 points
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