14 Principles for Managing a Child with ADHD- Dr. Russell Barkley


Educators and Mental health professionals encounter and support children with ADHD every day. In this webinar, world-renowned ADHD expert Dr. Russell Barkley covers 14 principles for managing a child with ADHD. Whether you are teaching, assessing, or treating students with ADHD, these research tested principles will enhance your ability to support these children.

This session includes a lecture from the speaker and a question and answer session with participants in the original Zoom presentation. The webinar was held on November 19th 2021.

Participants in this workshop will learn:

  • The importance of conceptualizing ADHD as a disorder of executive functioning and self-regulation
  • How ADHD causes children and teens to be “time blind”
  • The importance of off-loading the working memory demands of a task on to another external storage device, such as lists, cards, journals, sticky notes
  • The importance of parents and teachers practicing daily forgiveness of themselves, strangers who misunderstand their child, and their child for their transgressions
  • The importance of organized workspaces and materials that facilitate homework and other task accomplishment, such binders, bins, Trapper Keepers, etc.
  • And many more

Hear our esteemed speaker address these topics and more within our webinar.

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Presenter information

Dr. Russell Barkley

Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine (2016-present).  He is also a retired Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology from the University of Massachusetts Medical Center (1985-2002) and subsequently worked as a Professor of Psychiatry and Health Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (2003-2016).  In semi-retirement, he continues to lecture widely and develop continuing education courses for professionals on ADHD and related disorders, as well as consult on research projects, edit The ADHD Report, and write books, reviews, and research articles. He is board certified in 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 27 books, rating scales, and clinical manuals numbering more than 43 editions, and creator of 7 award winning professional videos.  He has also published more than 300 scientific articles and book chapters related to the nature, assessment, and treatment of ADHD and related disorders.  He is the founder and Editor of the clinical newsletter, The ADHD Report, now in its 29th year of publication.  Dr. Barkley has presented more than 800 invited lectures in more than 30 countries and appeared on nationally televised shows such as 60 Minutes, the Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, and many others.  He has received numerous awards from professional societies and ADHD organizations for his lifetime achievements, contributions to research and clinical practice, and the dissemination of science.  His website is www.russellbarkley.org 

Dr. Russell Barkley