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Digital Seminar

Managing ADHD in Adults: Impairment Focused Treatment with Dr. Russell Barkley

ADHD in adults has a pervasive impact on the major areas of daily life activities, including: occupational, educational, social functioning and health-related behavior. 

Join Dr. Russell Barkley, the world’s leading expert on ADHD, to discover the most effective treatment strategies for ADHD and:

  • Managing medications 
  • Deficits in executive functioning
  • Comorbid psychiatric disorders
  • Medical and other health concerns
  • Impaired major life activities 

Dr Barkley will focus on: counseling, medication, cognitive-behavioral therapy for executive function deficits, and educational and workplace accommodations.


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Russell A. Barkley
1 Hour 41 Minutes
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Oct 13, 2015
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Continuing Professional Development Certificates - PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 1.75 hours CPD.



Russell A. Barkley's Profile

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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 and

Speaker Disclosures:

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 and receives royalties.  He is a speaker for 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.

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  • Describe the primary characteristics of ADHD and its deficits in executive functioning
  • Identify the comorbid disorders and adaptive impairments associated with ADHD.
  • List two proven treatments for ADHD in adults. 
  • List three of the most useful management methods and accommodations for adults with ADHD for work, educational, home, driving, parenting, and other major life activities.


  • Making the case for multi-modal interventions
  • Deficits in executive functioning
  • Impaired major life activities 
  • Common comorbid psychiatric disorders 
  • Medical and other health concerns
  • Medications for adult ADHD
  • Issues in managing medications for adults with ADHD
  • Overview of psychosocial treatment options
  • What is Coaching for adults with ADHD?
  • New cognitive behavioral therapies for adult ADHD
  • Specific suggestions for work or educational settings

Target Audience

Addiction Counselors, Counselors, Teachers/Educators, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Psychologists, Social Workers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and other Mental Health Professionals



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Total Reviews: 45



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