Covering all the basic issues surrounding ADHD, this program is highly instructive. Through commentary from Dr. Barkley and interviews with parents, teachers, and children, viewers gain an understanding of:
*The causes and prevalence of ADHD
*Effects on children's learning and behavior
*Other conditions that may accompany ADHD
*Long-term prospects for children with the disorder.
|Publisher:||Guilford Publications, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||6.40(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.69(d)|
About the Author
Russell A. Barkley, PhD, ABPP, ABCN, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children and Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Dr. Barkley has worked with children, adolescents, and families since the 1970s and is the author of numerous bestselling books for both professionals and the public, including Taking Charge of ADHD and Your Defiant Child. He has also published six assessment scales and more than 280 scientific articles and book chapters on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, executive functioning, and childhood defiance, and is editor of the newsletter The ADHD Report. A frequent conference presenter and speaker who is widely cited in the national media, Dr. Barkley is past president of the Section on Clinical Child Psychology (the former Division 12) of the American Psychological Association (APA), and of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. He is a recipient of awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the APA, among other honors. His website is www.russellbarkley.org.
Parents of children with ADHD; teachers and other school professionals; mental health professionals and graduate students. The program is also suitable for viewing by parent groups, in graduate-level courses and seminars, and as an inservice training tool.