ADHD and Comorbid Conditions Course

This course is developed from unit 8 of the Paediatric Neurodisability Diploma and provides in-depth training in how to assess and support children with ADHD and their families.

After completing the course you will be able to:

  • Understand the definition of ADHD and its possible aetiologies and synthesise this into clinical practice
    • understand the relationship between ADHD and coexisting/comorbid developmental and mental health disorders
    • understand how ADHD changes with age
    • understand the possible outcomes
  • Be part of a team involved in assessment and management of children and young people with ADHD and comorbid developmental and mental health difficulties
    • recognise the common ways in which affected children and young people first present to services
    • approach assessment and management
      be sensitive of the effects on the child and family
    • understand non-pharmacological management
    • understand the issues around medication and be able to advise appropriately on medication
    • understand how comorbid conditions affect management
  • Critically evaluate local health services and contribute to service development
  • Make informed judgements within this area, knowing when to ask for help and when to refer on
  • Provide effective advice to education, social care and other agencies

For more information and to register click here

BACD members receive a discount on fees

British Academy of Childhood Disability is registered in England and Wales under charity number 1177868
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