What is the Course About?
Adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental health disorder that includes a combination of persistent problems, such as difficulty paying attention, hyperactivity and impulsive behavior. Adult ADHD can lead to unstable relationships, poor work or school performance, low self-esteem, and other problems.
The purpose of this course is to equip people who work with children who may suffer from ADHD to identify those symptoms, and to be able to respond in an appropriate fashion.
There are not formal requirements, although the course is aimed at individuals who look after children on a daily basis. A good command of the English language is required.
After attending this class attendees will have an understanding of concepts in the following areas:
- Understanding ADHD.
- Understanding the symptoms.
- What causes ADHD.
- What is normal and what is ADHD.
- Risk factors and complications.
- Response methodologies.
- Instruction by an expert facilitator.
- Course materials.
- Educare Certificate of Completion.