April 10, 2021
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
ADHD is Actually a Superpower
Jacqueline Mack-Harris, LMFT, Psy.D.
A Zoom 2-hour training on April 10, 2021, 9:30 am to 12 Noon.
Dean Bender is the ZOOM presentation host. A link will be sent to join prior to the date of the presentation. Watch for this.
Jacqueline Mack-Harris, LMFT, Psy.D., is a United States Air Force veteran with 20 years of experience working as a Licensed Vocational Nurse. She completed her doctoral dissertation in Marital and Family Therapy at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Mack-Harris is an adjunct professor in the graduate program of Marriage and Family Therapy at Hope International University.
She has a strong desire to help couples, families, and adult individuals find hope and healing as they work through anxiety, depression, illness related struggles, attachment issues, ADD/ADHD and challenges associated with military life. She works with the Reset Counseling Center in Murietta, California. She is also interested in working with pastors, pastors’ wives, and ministry leaders who struggle with relationships, spiritual growth and finding balance.
She has made several professional presentations including: An Evaluation of RESET: Military Reintegration Training and Support Program; Therapy Integration with Veterans and Military Family Dynamics, HIU 2017; Making it Home: An Exploration of the Lived Experience of Third Culture Kids, 2019 World Family Therapy Congress – Aberdeen Scotland 3/2019; Parenting With Purpose–Taming/Tackling Technology, Bethany Church 9/2019; Marriage Enrichment Elective–Sexual Intimacy, Bethany Church 4/2019.
Description of Presentation:
This course discusses the definition of ADD and ADHD as well as the characteristics of children and adults that cause them to be identified as ADD or ADHD. The instructor will present alternative ways to look at ADD and ADHD in both children and adults. Factors are explored that can contribute to the challenging behaviors typically labeled ADD or ADHD and ways are presented to interact in a helpful manner with people whose behaviors are challenging. The course also identifies and describes several strategies to help overactive, impulsive, inattentive people.
After completing ADHD is Actually a Superpower, participants will be able to:
- Describe common characteristics of children and adults with ADHD.
- Explain how the symptoms of ADHD differ between boys/men and girls/women.
- Explain different perspectives on ADHD-type behaviors.
- Identify at least two conditions that most commonly co-exist with ADHD.
- Describe no less than two treatment options available for ADHD.
- Prepare ADHD Children and Adults to realize their Superpower.
- Evaluate the ethics of labeling children.
- Specify three different ways of understanding or explaining ADHD-type behaviors.
- Demonstrate at least one innovative therapeutic technique to meet the diverse needs of individuals and families living with ADHD in a culturally competent manor.
- Apply knowledge of common characteristics of ADHD children and adults observable as parts of the presenting problem and cultural context.
Course Training Level:
This is appropriate for all levels.
Award of Course Completion Certificates:
Upon completion of course, attendees will receive a Certificate for 2 CEUs or a Certificate for 2 Attendance Hours after completing a course evaluation.
Member of any CAMFT Chapter
Not a member of any CAMFT Chapter
Early registration closes on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at 6 p.m. Refunds may be provided prior to the close of registration, minus a $5 registration refund fee. No refunds are available after the close of registration. No partial credit is given for arriving late or leaving early.
Accommodation for disability and for addressing grievances:
Contact use this link to Dianne Murden at firstname.lastname@example.org or call/text 530 305 2066.
Sierra Foothills CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, and LEP as well as non-licensed AMFT, ASW, APCC, graduate students and trainees. Provider # is 97725. This course meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit for LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, and LEP as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
All Sierra Foothill Chapter members are welcome to join the Board of Directors meeting. The next meeting is on ZOOM at 8:30 a.m. on April 10, 2021. Please let us know if you plan to attend by emailing Dianne Murden at email@example.com so a link can be sent to you.