Friday, October 18-Sunday, October 20
The Grand Hotel, Cape May, NJ
Cape May, New Jersey
Katy Wellen (Katy/Baur/Carrie Sims)
Advisor: Dr. Jeff Golden
Location: Reunion Hall, JMB
This 1.5 day symposium was designed for mental health practitioners and will provide a thorough review of the current state of understanding, assessing for, and treating adult ADHD. The contemporary conceptualization of ADHD as a disorder of executive functions as well as other etiologic models will be reviewed as will their implications for recognizing the symptoms and impairments associated with ADHD. The components of a “gold standard” assessment strategy for making the diagnosis of ADHD will be outlined. Finally, current evidence-based treatment strategies, emphasizing pharmacotherapy and psychosocial treatment, namely cognitive behavioral therapy adapted for adult ADHD will be reviewed. Additional promising treatments that have preliminary research support will also be introduced and various controversial treatments and other debates about the assessment and treatment of adult ADHD will be discussed.
Preparing for Screening Interviews
Friday, October 18, 2013
12:00 – 1:30 pm
McNeil Building, Room 97
For those on the academic job market. A Career Services counselor will discuss how to be ready for conference interviews, phone interviews, and webcam (Skype) interviews. We will discuss how to prepare, what questions you might get asked (and tips/strategies to help shape your answers), and post-interview follow-up. Preregistration is not required.