SUPPORTING EXECUTIVE SKILL DEVELOPMENT FOR STUDENTS WITH ADHD
Ryan Santin (M. Ed, RCC), Mental Health Clinician / Therapist with VCH Child and Youth Mental Health Services and Compass Clinic will provide an understanding of how challenges with executive functioning impact learning and behaviour at school. He will provide a tool kit of creative, practical, and supportive interventions for school staff in primary, intermediate, and secondary settings.
Friday, February 20, 2015, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Registration 8:30 AM)
PAY ATTENTION – UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING CHILDREN WITH ADHD
Margaret Weiss (MD, PhD,) Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at UBC, Head of The Weiss Clinic for ADHD Care, and internationally recognized expert in ADHD, will present the following workshop:
Topic 1 – What is ADHD?
This will be a review of the neurobiology, diagnosis, and treatment of ADHD.
Topic 2 – ADHD Inattentive Presentation and Sluggish Cognitive Tempo
This lecture will describe and review our understanding of children who have problems with attention, but are not hyperactive or disruptive in the classroom.
Topic 3 – Management of Attention
Treatment of attention problems and classroom strategies of mitigating the effect of attention deficit on academic performance.
Friday, February 20, 2015, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
YOGA FOR THE CLASSROOM
In this session participants will learn methods for reducing stress and creating a calm focused classroom.
Workshops will be held at the Hycroft, 1489 McRae Avenue, Vancouver, BC