2nd Annual ADHD Conference - September 27, 2013

2nd Annual ADHD Conference
September 27, 2013

ADHD 2013 Poster

Guest Presenter: Dr. Edward Hallowell  (click here)

Welcome,

University College, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the School of Education are pleased to present the 2nd Annual ADHD Conference. This conference is designed for students, parents, teachers, administrators, and professionals who are interested in learning about ADHD, treatments, education and family life, available services, and practical resources.

We invite you to listen to one of the world's leading experts in ADHD, Dr. Edward Hallowell, and join in the breakout sessions instructed by a miltidisciplinary group of experts who will share their research and best practices. Conference registration (lunch included) is $30 for early bird and $35 for walk-on, CEU credit is available for professionals, and student registration is FREE.

This is a great opportunity to come together as a community and broaden the awareness of ADHD. Please join us in the Student Center at Utah Valley University on September 27, 2013. Conference check-in open at 8:00am, the keynote session begins at 9:00am, and all breakout sessions will conclude at 4:00pm. We look forward to seeing you.



Sincerely,


2013 ADHD Committee


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Click here for a printed program

8:00-9:00 a.m. Check-in
9:00-10:00 a.m.

Keynote Presenter: Dr. Edward Hallowell

Description: We are pleased to welcome Dr. Edward Hallowell, M.D., Ed.D. (Honorary), to UVU. Dr. Hallowell is a child and adult psychiatrist, NY Times Bestselling author, world-renowned speaker and leading authority in the field of ADHD.

He was a faculty member at Harvard Medical School from 1983 to 2004, graduated from Harvard College and Tulane School of Medicine, and is the founder of The Hallowell Centers for Cognitive and Emotional Health in Sudbury, MA and New York City. These Centers offer comprehensive mental health diagnostic and treatment services to patients and their families.

Dr. Hallowell is best known for the ground¬breaking books he co¬authored with Dr. John Ratey, Driven to Distraction and Delivered from Distraction, which have sold millions of copies. With decades of experience working with people who have ADHD, Dr. Hallowell has long argued that ADHD is too often misunderstood, mistreated, and mislabeled as a “disability” and that the gifts of this condition are easily lost amid negative comments.

Location: Grande Ballroom, Sorensen Student Center

10:00-10:20 a.m.

Q&A with Dr. Edward Hallowell

Location: Grande Ballroom, Sorensen Student Center

10:30-11:20 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions


Dr. Ben Springer - ADHD: The Goods - Evidence-Based Interventions for ADHD

Description: Inattention? Impulsivity? Tips of the iceberg. If you are a parent, an educator, or a medical practitioner, you know exactly what we’re talking about. The classic "symptoms" of ADHD barely tell you the whole story. It is time to start taking ADHD seriously and addressing the specific neurological and behavioral impairments most commonly associated with ADHD: Executive Functioning. In this presentation attendees will receive an expert and specialist overview of the current research literature as well as ready-to-use, evidence-based interventions to help reduce the impact of ADHD on your life and the life of your child.

Location: SC 206A





Jan Klingman, MAED and Carolyn Johnson - “Knowing your Strengths” The Key to Finding Academic Success for students with ADHD

Description: There is great power in knowing and utilizing your strengths to help find success. This is particularly important for those living with ADHD. During this session, Jan and Carolyn will discuss issues that arise for all students, and explore practical examples of how coming to know individual strengths and use of certain accommodations and resources (such as coaching, project success, Eye Q (brain enhancement technology), and LASSI (Learning and Study Strategies Inventory) can lead to success in and out of the classroom.

Location:SC 206B





Ryan Hawkes and Scott Wood - 10 Strategies Proven to Motivate and Inspire Students with ADHD

NOTE: EXTENDED SESSION ends at 12:20 pm

Description: Emphasizing the importance of using multi-sensory approaches, Ryan & Scott will provide the audience with proven methods that can help individuals with ADHD answer the question, "Why try in life?" They will introduce ten strategies they use daily at Scenic View Academy to help struggling students learn social and emotional life skills. The visual analogies are reinforced through creative use of music, hand-on activities, journaling, and multimedia.

Location: SC 206C



Open Room DVD Presentation: 2012 Annual CHADD National Conference Recordings

Description: We are pleased to offer the opportunity for participants to view various sessions from the 2012 Annual CHADD National Conference. So, sit back – relax, and enjoy in-between sessions or any time you feel the need for a break.

Location: SC 206 G/H




Dr. Adam Schwebach, Ph.D. - Behavior Management/Prevention: Preventing Problematic Behavior at Home and School

NOTE: EXTENDED SESSION ends at 12:20 pm

Description: Youth with ADHD often display disruptive behavior problems at home and school. These behaviors can be caused by multiple factors including issues with executive functioning, oppositional defiant disorder, poor impulse control and a lack of self -awareness. Disruptive behavioral problems can lead to serious impairment in the child's functioning. This session will explore the various causes of problematic behavior. Participants will learn hands-on strategies and evidence based interventions that can be incorporated at home and in the classroom to help reduce disruptive behaviors.

Location: SC 213 A/B




Michael P. Brooks, Ph.D., J.D. and Gerilynn Vorkink, Ph.D. and Aaron Allred, Ph.D. - Thriving with ADHD: Treatment Options Beyond a Visit to Your G.P

NOTE: EXTENDED SESSION ends at 12:20 pm

Description: ADHD is a common condition that significantly impacts academic and social achievement. While medication has often been considered a first-line treatment, many individuals are either unwilling or unable to use medication and thus may remain untreated or suffer from unremitting symptoms. Join Dr. Brooks as he presents information on non-medical treatments for ADHD such as coaching, computer based working memory programs (such as Cog- Med, Lumosity, etc.), mindfulness training, neurofeedback, restrictive diet approaches and others. Attendees will see demonstrations of applicable therapies, and research on their effectiveness will be reviewed.

Location: Centre Stage

11:30-12:20 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions


Russell Gaede - The ADHD Brain and Executive Functioning in Teens

Description: During this presentation, Russell will discuss the relationship between brain development and ADHD, including the impact of ADHD and executive function deficits on learning and adolescent behavior. He will offer specific practical suggestions to help your teen become more focused and organized - and to use ADHD to their benefit.

Location: SC 206A





Dr. Greg Pavich, M.D - Medication Management and Co-morbid conditions

Description: Managing medication for ADHD and the complication of co-morbid conditions can be challenging. This session will examine possible medications and specific combinations that may be most effective in the treatment of ADHD, particularly when there are other co-morbid conditions present.

Location: SC 206B





Dr. Jack Jensen, Ed.D./ John Catlett - Tips to Manage ADHD in Daily Life

Description: ADHD is now recognized as a significant mental health disorder that can impair one's ability to be competent and effective with daily life activities. ADHD can impair daily living activities and necessary tasks including personal projects, shopping, organizing homes, parenting children, keeping appointments, being on time to appointments, finding necessary items, remembering to take necessary items, driving, and money management to name a few. ADHD can also impair relationships, including work, family, friends and marriages. The mental health field has come to an understanding through good research the value of medication in mitigating ADHD symptoms. In addition, research and feedback from those who suffer from ADHD and feedback from treating therapists has illuminated effective behaviors that help manage ADHD symptoms. In this presentation, Dr. Jack L. Jensen and John Catlett will provide the participants with practical tips for sufferers of ADHD on how to successfully navigate daily life activities tasks and relationships.

Location: SC 206G/H



12:30-1:30 p.m.

Lunch and Exhibit Fair


Location: Grande Ballroom and Ballroom Commons Area

1:30-2:20 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions


Tyler Purdy, C.S.W. - Neurofeedback as an Efficacious Treatment for ADHD

Description: Over the course of the presentation, Tyler will offer a brief overview of what neurofeedback is and how it can be an effective treatment for children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with ADHD. This will include research that has been conducted regarding the effectiveness of neurofeedback on ADD symptoms, as well as anecdotal and client stories about positive results.

Location: SC 206A




Kristin Wright – No Deficits Here: The Arts Engage Them All

Description: People learn better when they get away from the desk and chair and engage their mind and body using music, visual art, drama, and movement (sometimes dance). Kristin will be demonstrating both physically, and with technology, how to help children and adolescents (K-12) learn concepts and information through the Arts. Educators and parents can use these ideas to help their children become engaged in their education in a fun and less stressful way. Participants will have the opportunity to learn hands-on techniques they can implement immediately in their homes and classrooms.

Location: SC 206B




Heidi Ross, S.S.W. and Rachael Layton, S.S.W - Coaching Children, Adolescence and Adults with ADHD

Description: When coaching an individual with ADHD it is important to help them set short and long term goals; help them break those goals into smaller, easily accomplished pieces, and support them by helping them follow up and find ways to be accountable. This presentation will present practical ways to help support individuals with ADHD and help them to be more successful in their lives, school, and careers.

Location: SC 206C




Open Room DVD Presentation

Location: SC 206G/H




Dr. Jason King, Ph.D. - Behavioral treatment of Adults with ADHD

NOTE: EXTENDED SESSION ends at 3:20 pm

Description: It is estimated that between 30%-50% of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) will continue to exhibit symptomatology that is disruptive throughout their adult lives. Identification and diagnosis of adult ADHD, as well as primary and secondary characteristics and comorbid disorders are discussed in this extended 110 minute presentation. Strategies are suggested to help clinicians treat adults with ADHD, such as educating the client about the disorder and providing training in attention management techniques, self -management skills, interpersonal and social skills, stress and time management, anger management and problem solving skills. This workshop will also examine the 5 frameworks of ADHD (organicity, internalizing dimension, co-occurring conditions, personality structure and neuro-counseling).

Location: SC 213A




Mark Patey - Exploring the Gifts and Curse of ADD/ADHD

NOTE: EXTENDED SESSION ends at 3:20 pm

Description: Why are so many millionaires, business owners, and inventors diagnosed as ADD/ADHD? Is it really a deficit, or can it really be a gift? Dealing with ADD/ADHD can be frustrating for all involved, but along with the challenges there is opportunity for greatness. This 110 minute extended session takes a new and bold look at the gifts and challenges of ADD/ADHD and why the very things that drive those with ADD/ADHD to struggle can also drive them to success. The choice should be theirs, and it is. Join us as we explore these questions, and find answers as Mark discusses his personal experience and research findings.

Location: Centre Stage



2:30-3:20 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions


Linda N. Smith, M.R.C. - Section 504 : What Parents Need to Know

Description: What do parents need to know about Section 504? It is important that parents of students with ADD/ADHD have information and an understanding of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Parents can and want to be effective partners in working with schools to meet the educational needs of their student with disabilities. However, they often lack information. This workshop will cover Section 504 and school services, update parents about the positive changes made to Sec. 504 in 2009, and help parents understand their role and responsibilities in working with school personnel.

Location: SC 206B





Melanie Hatch, CHADD - Parenting Tips for ADHD

Description: This session will review the 'basics of ADHD', and present useful strategies that will make life easier as parents, siblings, significant others, educators, employers, and friends of those with ADHD.

Location: SC 206C





Open Room DVD Presentation

Location:SC 206G/H

3:30-4:20

Plenary Session


Panel Discussion

Description: This interactive discussion will focus on current topics of interest to the ADHD community and those who support them.

Location: Centre Stage

Dr. Hallowell

Dr. Edward M. Hallowell

Biography

Edward Hallowell, M.D., Ed.D. (Honorary), is a child and adult psychiatrist, NY Times bestselling author, world-renowned speaker and leading authority in the field of ADHD. He was a faculty member at Harvard Medical School from 1983 to 2004, graduated from Harvard College and Tulane School of Medicine, and is the founder of The Hallowell Centers for Cognitive and Emotional Health in Sudbury, MA and New York City. These Centers offer comprehensive mental health diagnostic and treatment services to patients and their families.

Dr. Hallowell is best known for the ground-breaking books he co-authored with Dr. John Ratey, Driven to Distraction and Delivered from Distraction, which have sold millions of copies. With decades of experience working with people who have ADHD, Dr. Hallowell has long argued that ADHD is too often misunderstood, mistreated, and mislabeled as a “disability” and that the gifts of this condition are easily lost amid negative comments.

He is also a revered authority on lifelong personal betterment and fulfillment. He has authored eighteen books on various psychological topics including the power of the human connection, the childhood roots of happiness, methods of forgiving others, dealing with worry, and managing excessive busyness.

Dr. Hallowell is a highly recognized public figure, appearing on numerous national television programs including Oprah, Dr. Oz, 20/20 Dr. Phil, 60 Minutes, CNN, The Today Show, Good Morning America, and The View. He has been interviewed for The New York Times, USA Today, Newsweek, Time Magazine, U.S. News and World Report, the Los Angeles Times, and many other leading publications.

Corporate audiences actively seek his counsel on how to better optimize their employees' performance and business strengths. Dr. Hallowell's passionate on-site presentations are tailored to provide creative and reproducible Competitive Edge strategies based on industry research, his own experience helping people maximize their potential for more then 25 years, and the brain science detailed in his book SHINE - Special Help Integrating Neurological Experience.

Teachers and chiropractors can also apply his strength-based approach to ADHD by utilizing his professional development programs. Teacher are trained to recognize and address the needs of students with ADHD, and the chiropractor certification program offers an effective, natural approach to addressing ADHD.

Dr. Hallowell lives in the Boston area with his wife, Sue, a social worker, and their three children. His greatest love is doing whatever they want to do and spending one summer month at the aptly-named Lake Doolittle, where they connect and slow down.

Learn more at www.drhallowell.com or facebook.com/dr.hallowell

2014 Conference Presenters

Aaron Allred

Aaron Allred

Aaron Allred received a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Brigham Young University in 2012. His dissertation work focused on the impact of mental health on productivity in the workplace. He currently works as a coordinator at the University Accessibility Center at BYU where he coaches students with ADHD and assists with psychological evaluations.

Michael Brooks

Michael Brooks, PhD

Dr. Brooks earned his Ph.D. in clinical psychology (with an emphasis in neuropsychology) from Brigham Young University and completed his pre-doctoral psychology internship at the Henry Ford Health Sciences Center in Detroit, Michigan. He currently is the president of the Utah chapter of the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD), and he was recently appointed as chairperson for the Disability Issues Advisory Committee (DIAC) at BYU. He has been the Director of the BYU Accessibility Center since December 2006.

Russell Gaede

Russell Gaede

Russell C. Gaede, Psy.D. is the Executive Director of Life Enhancement Center with offices throughout Utah. Dr. Gaede holds a Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling, a Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. He is a Certified Behavioral Crisis Counselor with the State of Utah and Disaster Relief Worker with the American Red Cross. He enjoys biking, and completed his first century ride (100 miles) last summer.

Melanie Hatch

Melanie Hatch

Melanie is the coordinator for CHADD of Utah. CHADD is an international organization that helps families and individuals dealing with the challenges of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD). She has worked as a volunteer in CHADD for the past 20 years, and is a Mom of terrific kids with ADD.

Ryan Hawks

Ryan Hawks

Ryan is a certified, licensed recreation therapist at ScenicView Academy serving adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other learning disabilities. Ryan has worked at ScenicView for four years coordinating leisure and experiential therapy classes and activities. He has presented on the recreation therapy program at ScenicView which includes many courses he personally developed. He received his degree from Brigham Young University and is currently working on a master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling.

Jack Jensen

Jack Jensen, EdD

Jack L. Jensen Ed.D. is a licensed psychologist and currently the Director of Psychological Services at Utah Valley University. Dr. Jensen has been in professional practice over 38 years. Most of his work has been with college age students at UVU. He also maintains a part time private practice. He has worked with families, couples and individuals who struggle with a variety of emotional / behavioral problems that is impairing to their success in life.

Carolyn Johnson

Carolyn Johnson

Carolyn Johnson is the Assistant Director in Accessibility Services at UVU. She has worked at UVU for over 21 years and has helped students navigate their strengths and challenges as they pursue their individual careers.

Jason King

Dr. Jason King

Dr. King is a recognized speaker, researcher, supervisor, educator, clinician and author with over 12 years of clinical experience in correctional outpatient, private, and community settings. He is a state licensed and national board certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CMHC) and is an AMHCA Clinical Mental Health Specialist (DCMHS) in Substance Abuse and Co-occuring Disorders. Dr Kling received the 2012 AMHCA Mental Health Counselor of the year award.

Jan Klingman

Jan Klingman, MAED Educational Counseling

Jan is currently the Director of Academic Standards at UVU and has worked as a UVU Academic Counselor, High School Counselor and a Counselor for TRIO/Upward Bound Programs. Jan is also certified in “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” and “Stress Management and Hardiness” (Hardiness institute). Jan has also had extensive training in the strengths based philosophy which looks at “What’s right with you and how to use those talents as a springboard to success”. Jan works daily with students who have academic difficulty due to ADHD to finds resources to assist these students in reaching their academic goals.

Rachel Layton

Rachel Layton, SSW

Rachel currently works at Scenic View Academy, a school for adults with autism spectrum disorders and other learning disabilities, as a case manager and coach. She graduated from BYU-Idaho with a Bachelors of Science in Sociology. She has learned so much working at ScenicView and enjoys the clients she works with. She likes spending time with her husband and two step children.

Mark Patey

Mark Patey

Mark is the currently owner of BlueStep Technologies, 4Care Pharmacies, Prodigy Engineering, and Growth Climate Education and Therapy Centers. He was the host of his own motor sports show on ESPN and is consistently rated as one of the top presenters and trainers in the country. He enjoys collecting, building and flying airplanes, and donates his time and personal helicopter to the Utah County Search and Rescue. Mark is an identical twin and lives in Spanish Fork Utah with his wife and four sons.

Greg Pavich

Dr. Greg Pavich

Dr. Greg Pavich grew up in a military family and had occasion to live in many parts of the country. He earned a BS in Chemistry at the University of Utah and continued on with medical school at the U as well. He completed a pediatric residency at Keesler AFB in Biloxi, MS and after residency served 3 years with the Air Force in Hampton, Va at Langley AFB. Dr. Pavich’s interest in behavior issues started at Langley when his clinic was located in the housing area that housed many of the children with behavioral issues. Greg married his college sweetheart and she continues to be his better half to this day. They have 4 children and whenever he gets the chance, you can find him either on him road bike or the golf course.

Tyler Purdy

Tyler Purdy, CSW

Tyler received his MSW from the University of Utah. He has worked at the Green House Center for Growth and Learning in Pleasant Grove, UT, since 2011 and is currently the lead therapist for Neurofeedback. He has received extensive training in the Othmer Method for Neurofeedback and has been using it as a therapeutic treatment for over 2 years.

Heidi Ross

Heidi Ross, SSW

Heidi currently works at Scenic View Academy, a school for adults with autism spectrum disorders and other learning disabilities, as a case manager and coach. She has worked with both developmentally delayed children as well as learning disabled adults. Heidi graduated Magna Cum Laude from Southern Utah University where she received her Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology. Heidi is the proud mother of one baby boy.

Adam Schwebach

Adam Schwebach

Dr. Adam Schwebach is the director of Neuropsychology Center of Utah. He completed his doctorate degree in educational psychology from the University of Utah specializing in neuropsychology. Dr. Schwebach is the co-founder of www.claritylearningcenter.com and www.courteducationonline.com, interactive websites that provide diversion programs to adolescents on topics related to cell phone safety and sexting. Dr. Schwebach is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Utah State University.

Linda Smith

Linda Smith, MRC

Linda joined the Utah Parent Center (UPC) staff in September 2005. Previously, she employed by Work Ability Utah, Utah Department of Health. For 13 years Linda was a public policy specialist as Co-Director for the Legislative Coalition for People with Disabilities. Linda currently holds a Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Utah State University. She is also a person with ADD and learning disabilities as well as a parent of successful adult sons with disabilities.

Ben Springer

Dr. Ben Springer

Dr. Springer is an award winning and nationally certified school psychologist. Dr. Springer received each of his graduate degrees from the University of Utah researching evidence-based practice, high-incidence emotional and behavioral disorders, social skills instruction, externalizing behavior disorders, bullying prevention, and parent training. Currently, Dr. Springer serves as Director of Special Education for the Wasatch County School District and is the author and co-author of Superheroes Social Skills, The Chillax Program, and Bully-ology. For more information, visit http://benjamspring.wix.com/ben-springer-phd.

Gerilynn Vorkink

Gerilynn Vornick

Dr. Vorkink earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from BYU. She has been the Coordinator of Psychodiagnostic Services at BYU’s Accessibility Center (serving students with disabilities) since 2011, overseeing the Center’s psychodiagnostic testing service and conducting evaluations of attentional, emotional, and learning disorders.

 

Scott Wood

Scott has worked in the mental health field for over 20 years, working to provide a better quality of life for individuals, couples, and families. He has partnered with the Division of Child and Family Services to provide services for at-risk youth and their families, provided clinical services for employee assistance programs, and has worked with private agencies to help adults with learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. For the last seven years, Scott has demonstrated his passion for the work he does by leading workshops and trainings across the United States. Scott holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling.

Kristin Wright

Kristin Wright, MEd Special Education

Kristin spent most of her childhood, career, and educational pursuits in New York and New Jersey where she taught regular elementary education. She received a Master’s Degree in Special Education (College of New Jersey) and spent the rest of her career teaching elementary and secondary special education in the public schools. She has been teaching in the School of Education at Utah Valley University since 2002. Most of her research has been in autism.

5.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) available through NASW. See registration site for details

Parking Directions

Coming from South

1.Exit 1-15, University Parkway Exit (UVU/BYU Exit)

2.Enter UVU main entrance of campus and drive around “round about”

3.Stay on College Drive (College Drive runs parallel to interstate)

4.Drive past the baseball field

5.Drive past the Soccer field

6.Take a right at the stop light by the Soccer Field

7.Follow signs to UCCU Visitor Center Parking Lot (this lot is located just north of the UCCU Center and east of the Soccer field)

Coming from North

1.Exit 1-15, Center Street Exit, go left under over pass and take a right on 1200 West (1200 West runs parallel to I-15)

2.Stay on 1200 West – it will turn into College Drive

3.Drive past outdoor track on left hand side

4.Take a left at the stop light by the Soccer Field

5.Follow signs to UCCU Visitor Center Parking Lot (this lot is located just north of the UCCU Center and east of the Soccer field)

Tell the parking attendant at the gate that you’re with the ADHD Conference. There will be golf cart to help guests to a handicap accessible entrance. The golf cart will run approximately every 3-5 minutes; there are benches if you need to wait.


http://www.uvu.edu/parking/permits/maps.html

Attendee Registration - Opens April 22, 2013

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Exhibitor and Sponsor Registration - Open now

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Event Details:

Chrystine Whyte
Assistant Dean
University College
Utah Valley University
801.863.6766
chrystine.whyte@uvu.edu

Sponsor & Vendors:

Ashley Santillana
Associate Director of Development
School of Education and University College
Utah Valley University
801.863.5416
ashley.santillana@uvu.edu

Call for Proposals

University College, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the School of Education are pleased to present the 2nd Annual ADHD Conference, September 27, 2013. Dr. Edward Hallowell will be the keynote presenter. This conference is designed for students, parents, teachers, administrators, and professionals who are interested in learning about ADHD, treatments, education and family life, available services and practical resources.

This year’s conference theme is “Thriving with ADHD,” and we invite you to submit a proposal to present a general concurrent breakout session. Compensation to present a breakout session will not be available. Presenting at the conference includes: lunch, admission to the one-day conference, and admission to the keynote session. CEU credit is available to professionals, and student registration is FREE. Lunch will be served from 11:30pm to 1:00pm. Thank you for submitting a request to present at this year’s conference. This is a great opportunity to come together as a community and broaden the awareness of ADHD.

Please submit your request online: http://www.uvu.edu/uc/adhd/proposals.php

General Concurrent Sessions

  • Sessions are 50 minutes in length and typically don't allow for in-depth coverage or group discussion. (Note: A limited number of extended sessions, 110 minutes, will be considered for those presentations, which offer in-depth material and possible group discussions.)
  • Sessions are designed to be fast-paced, informational, and intended to help participants investigate various aspects of ADHD.
  • We are seeking presentations for two separate learning "tracks" and would like a broad range of topics and/or research to be presented.

    1. Professional and Educational: This track is for professionals serving the community and students wishing to explore careers within this field.
    2. Family and Community: This track is for individuals seeking information for themselves, or to strengthen their families, by learning about the latest therapies, educational tools, and research.

Presentation Categories include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • New cutting-edge research
  • New trends on current and emerging treatments
  • Education and behavior strategies
  • Behavioral practices and therapies
  • Medication-assisted therapies
  • Accommodations in the classroom, K-12
  • Accommodations in higher education
  • Laws and education/teachers responsibilities
  • Disability resources
  • Students resources
  • Teaching styles
  • Pedagogies and best practices for educating families
  • Marriage and family relationships
  • Identifying and meeting challenges within families who are touched by ADHD
  • Unique opportunities and challenges associated with ADHD
  • Educational and behavioral practices and therapies
  • Medication assisted therapies
  • Special education

The following equipment and supplies will be available for presenters:

  • White boards and dry-erase markers
  • LCD Projector and screen
  • PC Laptop

The following materials can be requested before August 31, 2013:

  • Chart pads and easels
  • Paper and pens
  • Printouts of presentation materials (electronic master files must be provided in final form, prior to August 31st)

Presenters are expected to provide:

  • Jump-drive (for presentation back-up)

The deadline to submit a proposal is May 17, 2013, 5:00pm. Space is limited and when filled submissions will no longer be considered. Accepted proposals will receive confirmation by May 28, 2013.

Please submit your request online: http://www.uvu.edu/uc/adhd/proposals.php

Guest Presenter:
Dr. Edward Hallowell
(click here)


ADHD 2013

Welcome,

University College, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the School of Education are pleased to present the 2nd Annual ADHD Conference. This conference is designed for students, parents, teachers, administrators, and professionals who are interested in learning about ADHD, treatments, education and family life, available services, and practical resources.

We invite you to listen to one of the world's leading experts in ADHD, Dr. Edward Hallowell, and join in the breakout sessions instructed by a miltidisciplinary group of experts who will share their research and best practices. Conference registration (lunch included) is $30 for early bird and $35 for walk-on, CEU credit is available for professionals, and student registration is FREE.

This is a great opportunity to come together as a community and broaden the awareness of ADHD. Please join us in the Student Center at Utah Valley University on September 27, 2013. Conference check-in open at 8:00am, the keynote session begins at 9:00am, and all breakout sessions will conclude at 4:00pm. We look forward to seeing you.



Sincerely,


2013 ADHD Committee




8:00-9:00 a.m. Check-in
9:00-10:00 a.m. Keynote Presenter: Dr. Edward Hallowell
10:00-10:30 a.m. Q&A with Dr. Edward Hallowell
10:30-11:20 a.m. Concurrent Session (more details to come)
11:30-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. Concurrent Session (more details to come)
2:00-3:00 p.m. Concurrent Session (more details to come)
3:00-4:00 Final Session (more details to come)
Dr. Hallowell

Dr. Edward M. Hallowell

Biography

Edward Hallowell, M.D., Ed.D. (Honorary), is a child and adult psychiatrist, NY Times bestselling author, world-renowned speaker and leading authority in the field of ADHD. He was a faculty member at Harvard Medical School from 1983 to 2004, graduated from Harvard College and Tulane School of Medicine, and is the founder of The Hallowell Centers for Cognitive and Emotional Health in Sudbury, MA and New York City. These Centers offer comprehensive mental health diagnostic and treatment services to patients and their families.

Dr. Hallowell is best known for the ground-breaking books he co-authored with Dr. John Ratey, Driven to Distraction and Delivered from Distraction, which have sold millions of copies. With decades of experience working with people who have ADHD, Dr. Hallowell has long argued that ADHD is too often misunderstood, mistreated, and mislabeled as a “disability” and that the gifts of this condition are easily lost amid negative comments.

He is also a revered authority on lifelong personal betterment and fulfillment. He has authored eighteen books on various psychological topics including the power of the human connection, the childhood roots of happiness, methods of forgiving others, dealing with worry, and managing excessive busyness.

Dr. Hallowell is a highly recognized public figure, appearing on numerous national television programs including Oprah, Dr. Oz, 20/20 Dr. Phil, 60 Minutes, CNN, The Today Show, Good Morning America, and The View. He has been interviewed for The New York Times, USA Today, Newsweek, Time Magazine, U.S. News and World Report, the Los Angeles Times, and many other leading publications.

Corporate audiences actively seek his counsel on how to better optimize their employees' performance and business strengths. Dr. Hallowell's passionate on-site presentations are tailored to provide creative and reproducible Competitive Edge strategies based on industry research, his own experience helping people maximize their potential for more then 25 years, and the brain science detailed in his book SHINE - Special Help Integrating Neurological Experience.

Teachers and chiropractors can also apply his strength-based approach to ADHD by utilizing his professional development programs. Teacher are trained to recognize and address the needs of students with ADHD, and the chiropractor certification program offers an effective, natural approach to addressing ADHD.

Dr. Hallowell lives in the Boston area with his wife, Sue, a social worker, and their three children. His greatest love is doing whatever they want to do and spending one summer month at the aptly-named Lake Doolittle, where they connect and slow down.

Learn more at www.drhallowell.com or facebook.com/dr.hallowell

CEU Credit Information Coming Soon

Attendee Registration - Opens April 22, 2013

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Event Details:

Chrystine Whyte
Assistant Dean
University College Utah Valley University
801.863.6766
chrystine.whyte@uvu.edu

Sponsor & Vendors:

Ashley Santillana
Associate Director of Development
Utah Valley University
School of Education and University College
801.863.5416
ashley.santillana@uvu.edu

Call for Proposals

University College, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the School of Education are pleased to present the 2nd Annual ADHD Conference, September 27, 2013. Dr. Edward Hallowell will be the keynote presenter. This conference is designed for students, parents, teachers, administrators, and professionals who are interested in learning about ADHD, treatments, education and family life, available services and practical resources.

This year’s conference theme is “Thriving with ADHD,” and we invite you to submit a proposal to present a general concurrent breakout session. Compensation to present a breakout session will not be available. Presenting at the conference includes: lunch, admission to the one-day conference, and admission to the keynote session. CEU credit is available to professionals, and student registration is FREE. Lunch will be served from 11:30pm to 1:00pm. Thank you for submitting a request to present at this year’s conference. This is a great opportunity to come together as a community and broaden the awareness of ADHD.

Please submit your request online: www.uvu.edu/uc/adhd/proposals.php

General Concurrent Sessions

  • Sessions are 50 minutes in length and typically don't allow for in-depth coverage or group discussion. (Note: A limited number of extended sessions, 110 minutes, will be considered for those presentations, which offer in-depth material and possible group discussions.)
  • Sessions are designed to be fast-paced, informational, and intended to help participants investigate various aspects of ADHD.
  • We are seeking presentations for two separate learning "tracks" and would like a broad range of topics and/or research to be presented.

    1. Professional and Educational: This track is for professionals serving the community and students wishing to explore careers within this field.
    2. Family and Community: This track is for individuals seeking information for themselves, or to strengthen their families, by learning about the latest therapies, educational tools, and research.

Presentation Categories include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • New cutting-edge research
  • New trends on current and emerging treatments
  • Education and behavior strategies
  • Behavioral practices and therapies
  • Medication-assisted therapies
  • Accommodations in the classroom, K-12
  • Accommodations in higher education
  • Laws and education/teachers responsibilities
  • Disability resources
  • Students resources
  • Teaching styles
  • Pedagogies and best practices for educating families
  • Marriage and family relationships
  • Identifying and meeting challenges within families who are touched by ADHD
  • Unique opportunities and challenges associated with ADHD
  • Educational and behavioral practices and therapies
  • Medication assisted therapies
  • Special Education

The following equipment and supplies will be available for presenters:

  • White boards and dry-erase markers
  • LCD Projector and screen
  • PC Laptop

The following materials can be requested before August 31, 2013:

  • Chart pads and easels
  • Paper and pens
  • Printouts of presentation materials (electronic master files must be provided in final form, prior to August 31st)

Presenters are expected to provide:

  • Jump-drive (for presentation back-up)

The deadline to submit a proposal is May 17, 2013, 5:00pm. Space is limited and when filled submissions will no longer be considered. Accepted proposals will receive confirmation by May 28, 2013.

Please submit your request online: www.uvu.edu/uc/adhd/proposals.php