Dr. Russell Barkley, internationally respected expert on ADHD, draws on his 40 years of clinical work with thousands of students, teachers and schools to create a definitive resource for the most effective methods in overcoming impairments for children and teens with ADHD.
Managing ADHD in Schools details more than 100 evidence-based recommendations to help teachers and clinicians increase the success of children and teens with ADHD. This manual goes beyond the “what” to explain “why” the problems are likely occurring, followed up with the most effective interventions.
Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children and Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA. He is a Diplomate (board certified) in three specialties, Clinical Psychology (ABPP), Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, and Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN, ABPP). Dr. Barkley is a clinical scientist, educator, and practitioner who has published 23 books, rating scales, and clinical manuals numbering 41 editions. He has also published more than 270 scientific articles and book chapters related to the nature, assessment, and treatment of ADHD and related disorders and is the author of the book Managing ADHD in School (PESI, 2016).
He is the founder and editor of the bimonthly clinical newsletter, The ADHD Report, now in its 25th year of publication. Dr. Barkley has presented more than 800 invited addresses internationally and appeared on nationally televised programs such as 60 Minutes, the Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, and many other programs on behalf of those with ADHD. He has received awards from the professional societies and ADHD organizations for his lifetime achievements, career accomplishments, contributions to research in ADHD, to clinical practice, and for the dissemination of science. His websites are russellbarkley.org and ADHDLectures.com.
Financial: Dr. Russell Barkley is employed by the Medical University of South Carolina. He is on the speaker’s bureau for Eli Lilly and receives compensation. He has an advisory board relationship with Theravance and receives compensation. He is an author for Guilford Press and receives royalties. He is an author for Jones and Bartlett Publishers and receives royalties. He is a speaker for J&K Seminar and receives royalties. He is a speaker for PsychContinuingEd.com and receives royalties. He is a speaker for ContinuingEdCourse.com and receives royalties. He is a speaker who receives an honorarium for PESI, Inc.
Non-Financial: Dr. Russell Barkley has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
"Dr. Barkley has created a straightforward guide of best practices all educators should use with youth with ADHD. Included int eh book are practical suggestions ranging from ways to better structure the classroom up to interventions that can be readily implemented in most classroom settings to promote academic productivity and appropriate behavior. This is a must read for educators, administrators, and parents/professionals working with your with ADHD in schools!"
-Gregory Fabiano, PhD, Professor of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
"Managing ADHD in School should be on the shelves of every educator who works with students with ADHD. It provides a concise, readable and extremely practical guide to understanding and supporting the school success of students with ADHD. All of the recommendations provided in this timely resource are firmly grounded in empirical research; yet these are translated into practices that can be readily implemented in all school classrooms. It is particularly noteworthy that Managing ADHD in School provides a guide for effective assessment and intervention across elementary, middle and high school settings. Dr. Barkley has produced the definitive guide to ADHD for general and special education teachers as well as school professionals (e.g., school psychologists, counselors) who consult with teachers.
-George J. DuPaul, PhD, Professor of School Psychology, Lehigh University
"Managing ADHD in School is an excellent resource for teachers on the what and why of effective school practices for ADHD. Dr. Barkley, a foremost expert in the field, provides highly readable, interesting, and authoritative information about the neurodevelopmental basis for ADHD and the executive functioning and self-regulation deficits plaguing students with ADHD. This book clearly describes which teaching methods are effective for managing these deficits and why they will work. A wealth of practical, research-supported teaching strategies that can be readily applied in classrooms fill the pages. In addition, teachers will benefit from the detailed information about the latest medications for ADHD. This book will be extremely useful for teachers-easy-to-read, practical, and provides teachers with exactly what they need to know to best help their students with ADHD!"
-Linda J. Pfiffner, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco
"A clear, concise, evidence-based book about ADHD for educators has been a long time coming, but Russell Barkley has given us the book we need. Written by one of the most knowledgeable and respected scholars in the field of ADHD, this book provides educators with the power of knowing not only the what of ADHD, but also the why. Combining knowledge about what and why with proven effective methods for supporting students with ADHD academically and socially, this book is a tour de force and a must read."
-Karen R. Harris, EdD, Warner Professor of Education, Arizona State University
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