WS30: Promoting Family and School Success for Students With ADHD Sessions and Workshops Qualifying for NASP and APA-Approved Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Documentation

Wednesday, February 22

  • 2:30–5:30 p.m.
  • CPD Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Skill Level: II
  • Members: $80
    Non-Members: $115

This workshop focuses on strategies for promoting family involvement in education and effective family–school collaboration for students with ADHD. Participants will be introduced to a framework for supporting family involvement in education, a comprehensive approach to intervention known as Family–School Success, the evidence to support the effectiveness of this approach, and implications for applying this program in school and clinic settings. The focus is on children in grades K–5, but strategies for adapting the program for older and younger students will be discussed. Instructional strategies include lecture, case examples, and dialogue with participants.

Speaker(s): Thomas J. Power, PhD, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

Thomas J. Power, PhD, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, Thomas J. Power, PhD, is professor of school psychology in pediatrics and education at University of Pennsylvania, and director of the Center for Management of ADHD at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Power's research focuses on family–school interventions for children with ADHD and prevention programming in pediatric primary care.