Body, Mind & Heart Interventions for ADHD: A Family Approach

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Presenter: Dr. Aaron Tobacco and Bridget O'Boyle-Jordan, CPNP, MSN
This course will discuss the most current scientific evidence about ADHD, interventions, and finding family health and balance amid the challenges and joys of children with ADHD. He will also discuss the types of ADHD related disruptions and family management styles.  Studies show the frontal lobe involvement with ADHD, including working memory, internalizing speech, self-regulation, perceptions of time, and inhibition of responses.  Bridget O'Boyle-Jordan, CPNP, MSN will discuss the different types of medical management.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the 7 types of ADHD disruptions
  • Identify the 4 types of family management style as it relates to ADHD
  • List compliant therapies for ADHD
  • List and differentiate the different medical management therapies
About Bridget: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner worked at OHSU for 7 years prior to moving to Sundstorm Clinical Services where she focuses her practice on children with ADHD, Tourette's Disorder, and related behavioral disorders by participating in multidisciplinary assessments and providing evaluations, case management, and medical management.

About Aaron:  Aaron Tabacco is a nurse specialist in ADHD and family management. He works as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Linfield College Good Samaritan School of Nursing as a full-time faculty. Aaron has had over a decade of clinical practice in neurodevelopmental pediatrics and been an active family and ADHD researcher at OHSU in both the Child Development and Rehabilitation Center as well as the School of Nursing. He is the co-editor of two prominent books on child and family health in the discipline of nursing and has lectured and published in U.S., Japan, and Europe. He is the father of three sons (20, 17, 14) with ADHD and is currently conducting a new research study specifically on fathers experiences with children with ADHD at OHSU.
Additional Information

This course is offered for 0.4 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)

60 min: The (New) Science of ADHD

60 min: Families, Holistic Intervention, and ADHD

60 min: Understanding Medication with Bridget O'Boyle Jordan

60 min: Giving In, Giving Up, or Letting Go: Philosophy as Intervention

Disclosure Statement: 

Financial: Dr. Aaron Tobacco and Bridget O'Boyle-Jordan are speakers for and receive royalty payments.
Non Financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists 

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