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Speaker Series: School-Based Intervention for Adolescents with ADHD: Effects on Academic, Behavioral, and Social Functioning

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Friday, October 2 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual Event

About the Speaker
Dr. George DuPaul is Professor of School Psychology and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Education at Lehigh University. He has been an author or co-author on over 240 journal articles and book chapters as well as 10 books and two videos related to ADHD and pediatric school psychology. Dr. DuPaul was School Psychologist of the Year in Pennsylvania in 1999, was the recipient of the 2008 Senior Scientist Award from Division 16 (School Psychology) of the American Psychological Association, and was named to the Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD) Hall of Fame in 2008.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will list typical academic, behavioral, and social challenges experienced by high school students with ADHD.
  • Participants will describe components of the Challenging Horizons Program (CHP) as adapted for high school students with ADHD.
  • Participants will describe the effects of CHP on the academic, behavioral, and social functioning of high school students with ADHD relative to community treatment control conditions.

About the Speaker Series:
The Speaker Series presentations are designed to provide health and mental health professionals, educators, and students with current strategies for understanding, identifying, and treating children and adolescents with mental health problems.

All sessions are free and provide continuing education credits for mental health professionals.

The Speaker Series provides continuing education credits through: 

  • The American Psychological Association
  • The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • The FIU Counselor Education Program, which is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and a co-sponsor of the CCF presentations.
  • The National Association of School Psychologists
  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling; Florida Board of Psychology and Florida Office of School Psychology. 

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