Buffalo Training Details

New! Working with Adult ADHD: Latest in Assessment and Treatment, Including Comorbid Anxiety and Mood Disorders

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Date/Time: Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2019, 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: UB, Center for Tomorrow, Flint Rd. & Maple Rd., Amherst, NY 14226
Hours: 6.0
CEUs: 6.0
Cost: $150.00
Lunch Included: Yes

Presenter

Dr. David Sitt

Degrees:
PsyD

Bio:
Dr. David Sitt is a licensed clinical psychologist based in New York City. As the founder and president of the Mindful Consulting Group, Dr. Sitt conducts one-on-one therapy, coaching, and meditation training with a diverse client population. He specializes in the assessment and treatment of adults with ADHD, anxiety, and mood disorders. Dr. Sitt uses a strength based approach consistent with positive psychology and is certified in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). Dr. Sitt is on Faculty in the Dept. of Psychology at Baruch College (CUNY), where he has been teaching since 2001. His previous clinical experience includes working in highly esteemed centers such as the NYU Child Study Center, NYU School of Medicine, The Veterans Administration Hospital (NYC), and the Institute of Behavior Therapy.

Description

Early bird price $150 by August 27th; regular price $165 after August 27th. Agency group discounts available.

Diagnosing and treating adult ADHD presents unique challenges. Differentiating ADHD from other disorders with similar symptom presentation requires astute clinical skill, while treating those who have co-occurring anxiety and mood disorders is a common occurrence . Clients are often labeled as “noncompliant” or “difficult” when in reality their treatment progress is hindered by ADHD’s hallmark of poor executing functioning. To effectively treat adult ADHD, a clinician should be familiar with various modalities, including CBT, Mindfulness and Acceptance treatments, executive functions coaching, and understand how medications impact a rounded treatment plan. Furthermore, developing a healthy and balanced relationship with technology is paramount in the treatment of adults with ADHD.

This engaging training will have content enhanced by clinical vignettes and videos. Material will cover:

● Presentation and developmental features of adult ADHD
● Diagnosis and comorbidity
● Etiology and neuropsychological underpinnings
● How Executive Functioning relates to adult ADHD
● Implications for cognitive processing, and behavioral and emotional regulation in college-age and adulthood
● Assessment tools
● Treatment strategies: medication, biological, psychotherapy, nontraditional and novel treatments
● Impact of technology on brain functioning for the adult ADHD population compared to the general population

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the presentation of adult ADHD in diagnosis and its relationship with anxiety and mood disorders;
2. Explain how Executive Functioning relates to adult ADHD;
3. Describe the impact of technology on brain function;
4. Describe current treatment strategies for adult ADHD and research basis for each;
5. Develop strategies with clients for reducing impulsive behavior; controlling their temper; improving relationships with family, co-workers and friends; improving time management and organizational skills; and coping with past unsuccessful academic, work or social experiences.

Research: A variety of current research on adult ADHD can be found at Google Scholar http://bit.ly/2HZCWRl

Target Audience: social workers, mental health practitioners, creative arts therapists, marriage and facility therapists, psychologists, addiction professionals, case managers, and other interested individuals.

Content Level: intermediate

CEUs

NY Social Workers: University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0001. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 6 live in-person contact hours are approved.

NY Mental Health Counselors: University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0008. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 6 live in-person contact hours are approved.

NY Creative Arts Therapists: University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists. #CAT-0003. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 6 live in-person contact hours are approved.

NY Marriage and Family Therapists: University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0007. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 6 live in-person contact hours are approved.

NYS OASAS addictions professionals, provider #0045: pending approval decision

ADA Accommodations: If you require any support for your ADA needs in the United States, please contact us by email at least 3 weeks prior to the event by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.

Customer Service: We are happy to respond to any concerns or questions you may have. Please contact us at by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.