Over 20 million people in the United States have attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The methods of diagnosing and understanding ADHD have changed dramatically over the past 20 years with new research and technology, such as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) of the brain. ADHD is an ever-growing field of study, and important updates based on the latest research require mental health professionals to evaluate and update the tools they use with clients for the management of ADHD symptoms.
In this 2-hour continuing education webinar for mental health professionals, Leo D. DeBroeck, MS, LMHC, CMHS, MHP will review the current areas of research and theories of ADHD in children and adults including treatment and symptom management as well as how the new research has changed treatment models for ADHD. He will discuss interventions using a cognitive-behavioral theoretical background and break down the process for treatment/symptom management into obtainable steps.
In addition, Mr. DeBroeck will discuss complications and considerations of using accommodations in school settings. He will provide an overview of the most common questions caregivers and educators have about ADHD’s symptom management to provide mental health clinicians with prepared responses to those questions in digestible and simple terms.
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Leo DeBroeck is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Child Mental Health Specialist in Washington State who works full-time at a community health center. He is CBT Plus certified through the University of Washington and Harborview Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress Center.
Leo completed his Master’s of Science in Clinical Psychology at Eastern Washington University with his thesis on factors in suicide. At Eastern Washington University, he completed the Addiction Studies Suicide Assessment, Treatment, & Management Certification. He has experience working with children and adolescents at an intensive inpatient program in Spokane, Washington for several years. He has worked in several different levels of care for mental health treatment including long-term inpatient care, WISe wraparound intensive services, school-based therapy services, and outpatient clinical settings. He also works as a quarterly faculty lecturer for Eastern Washington University’s satellite campus at Bellevue College and the main Cheney campus. He provides continuing education credits to other professionals and teaches night classes and seminars to graduate and undergraduates in foundations of psychotherapy, trauma: assessment, management, and treatment, cognitive and behavior change, and more.
Leo has published peer-reviewed scientific research on young adults related to suicidality. He has also written several self-published children's therapy books for use in therapy settings addressing grief, addiction, neglect, abuse, and more. He is the president and founder of Counselor's Choice Award, LLC which reviews and promotes scientifically validated counseling products, therapeutic tools, and books.