Date: September 21, 2023
Time: 01:00PM - 02:00PMYou must be registered to participate!
Many providers report an increase in evaluation referrals to determine whether an individual has adult ADHD. Though many of these referrals may show a clear presence of ADHD, confounding factors such as comorbid conditions or symptoms that mimic ADHD make this process more complex at times. In addition, although ADHD affects adults of all races, ethnicities, socioeconomic groups, and genders, there disparities remain in the assessment and care individuals from diverse populations may receive.
This presentation will revisit a data-informed approach to assessing ADHD with a focus on culturally diverse clients. The session will explore issues that could lead to potential overdiagnosis, underdiagnosis, or misdiagnosis, that could lead to inappropriate treatment recommendations. This live webinar will provide an overview of the assessment process using two cases of clients from diverse backgrounds to examine the similarities and differences to help with diagnosis and guide intervention plans.
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Target Audience: Clinical psychologists, mental health professionals, psychologists
*Participants wishing to receive continuing education (CE) credit must attend the entire webinar and complete the postwebinar evaluation form. Once participants have completed the evaluation, your letter of attendance will be available for immediate download from your account. PAR is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) to provide continuing education for psychologists. PAR maintains responsibility for the program and its content. PAR’s NASP APS Provider Number is 1051. PAR is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PAR maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Disclosure: PAR is a publisher of assessments, which may be discussed during the presentation.