Many adults with ADHD face significant challenges in completing college, maintaining employment, advancing in their careers, and cultivating fulfilling relationships.
Even the most motivated clients find themselves struggling to follow through on the necessary changes that would enhance their well-being. They recognize the need for change, understand what needs to be done, and may even take a few initial steps…
However, their progress often plateaus or falters, not due to resistance or unwillingness, but rather due to weak executive skills.
Watch Dr. Dawson on a captivating journey into cutting-edge neuroscience on executive functioning and gain practical strategies to support your ADHD clients in overcoming the barriers posed by weak executive skills.
Through engaging discussions and interactive learning, you will explore the underlying mechanisms of executive skills and their impact on daily functioning. Unlock the potential for true and lasting change as you learn to:
By the end of this training, you will be equipped with the knowledge and tools to guide your clients towards significant improvements in their executive skills and overall well-being.
Help them break free from the limitations of weak executive skills and empower them to thrive in college, work, relationships, and all aspects of their lives!
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.
Peg Dawson, EdD, NCSP, is a school psychologist and for over 20 years has worked at the Center for Learning and Attention Disorders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where she specializes in the assessment of children and adults with learning and attention disorders. She is co-author of the best-selling books on executive dysfunction, Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents: 2nd Edition (Guilford, 2010), Smart but Scattered (Guilford, 2009) and Smart but Scattered Teens (Guilford, 2013).
Peg has published numerous articles and book chapters on a variety of topics, including retention, ability grouping, reading disorders, attention disorders, the sleep problems of adolescents, the use of interviews in the assessment process, and homework.
Peg is past president of the New Hampshire Association of School Psychologists, the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), and the International School Psychology Association. She participated in many of NASP’s leadership initiatives, including the Futures Conference and the development of both the second and third Blueprint for the Training and Practice of School Psychology. She is the 2006 recipient of NASP’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Financial: Margaret (Peg) Dawson has an employment relationship with Seacoast Mental Health Center. She receives a speaking honorarium, book royalties, and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. Dr. Dawson is a published author and receives royalties. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Margaret (Peg) Dawson has no relevant non-financial relationships.
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Unlocking the Executive in the Adult Brain
Must-Have Assessment Tools
The Relationship Between Executive Skills and ADHD
Proven Strategies to Support Executive Skill Development and Behavior Change
Putting Together an Effective Client-Centered Executive Skills Intervention Plan
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