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TeachingCommunicationPlanningAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Beginner Level

Approx. 5 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

What is ADHD?

This module introduces the history, course, prevalence, and associated issues important for understanding attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

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3 videos (Total 14 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
4 readings
Knowledge of ADHD10m
ADHD Fact Sheets10m
PowerPoint Slides for Module 1, Part I10m
PowerPoint Slides for Module 1, Part II10m
2 practice exercises
Module 1 Reflection2m
Module 1 Quiz6m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Methods of assessment for screening

In this module course participants will learn about the components of an evidence-based assessment approach for diagnosing ADHD and planning treatment.

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3 videos (Total 18 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
4 readings
ADHD Assessments and Symptoms Ratings10m
PowerPoint Slides for Module 2, Part I10m
PowerPoint Slides for Module 2, Part II10m
PowerPoint Slides for Module 2, Part III10m
2 practice exercises
Module 2 Reflection2m
Module 2 Quiz6m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

School-based treatment approaches and the Daily Report Card (DRC)

This module explores the uses of an effective school-based treatment, the Daily Report Card

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4 videos (Total 23 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
5 readings
Resources for Identifying and Treating Children with ADHD at School and at Home10m
PowerPoint Slides for Module 3, Part I10m
PowerPoint Slides for Module 3, Part II10m
PowerPoint Slides for Module 3, Part III10m
Daily Report Card- Resources10m
2 practice exercises
Module 3 Quiz6m
Module 3 Reflection2m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

Parenting strategies

This module presents a number of parenting strategies that are best practice for supporting youth with ADHD

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2 videos (Total 18 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
3 readings
Resources for Parenting Strategies10m
Powerpoint Slides for Module 410m
Resources for Writing House Rules and Behavior Contracts10m
3 practice exercises
Module 4 Reflection2m
Write your Own House Rules and Behavior Contract2m
Module 4 Quiz6m
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Top reviews from ADHD: Everyday Strategies for Elementary Students

By HKNov 2nd 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed doing the course.Very interesting activities and quizzes. Lots of useful information and effective strategies for parents and teachers. Real hands on and practical suggestions.

By AMOct 16th 2017

The course material and the videos/lecture were very simple and easy to understand. Every parent and teacher and counselor can make use of this. Thanks Coursera for giving such a wonderful course.

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Greg Fabiano

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Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology at The State University of New York at Buffalo

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