Internationally Recognized ADHD Authority, Dr. Russell Barkley, to Speak at Parent and Professional Development Programs

  • Press Release- Friday, January 29, 2010

    Springer School and Center and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center welcomes Dr. Russell Barkley, an internationally recognized authority on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults for a parent education evening on Monday, March 1 and a professional development workshop on Tuesday, March 2.

    The March 1st parent program, “Planning, Organizing and Getting the Job Done: Executive Function, ADHD and the Struggling Child” will be held at the Schiff Conference Center at Xavier University’s Cintas Center from 7:00-9:00p.m. Parents from all over the tri-state are invited to come and hear about the advances in our scientific knowledge of ADHD, their implications for treatment of children and teens having ADHD, and the critical role parents play in effectively dealing with the struggling child.

    Dr. Barkley will speak to professionals on “Executive Functioning and ADHD in Children and Adolescents: Nature, Causes, Life Course and Management.” The March 2nd workshop will run 8:30a.m. to 4:15p.m. also at the Schiff Conference Center. The presentation will provide detailed, current information on the nature and causes of ADHD in children and teens, and the role of executive functioning in the disorder. Professionals that should attend: Educators, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Pediatricians, Nurses, Social Workers, Primary Care and Family Medicine Practitioners, Speech-Language Pathologists and Child Neurologists.

    Tickets for the parent evening are $20. The full-day professional development is $220 and includes a box lunch. For more information or to purchase tickets for either event, call 513.871.6080 x402 or go to www.springer-ld.org.