WS007: Evidence-Based Treatment of Executive Functioning Disorder in Youth

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 10:00 AM–5:00 PM

Description:

This workshop will present a developmental framework for understanding executive skills and will provide tools for treating executive skill deficits in children and adolescents. Through lecture, case examples, and audience participation, attendees will (a) understand how executive skills affect school performance and daily living and (b) gain a repertoire of strategies parents and teachers can use to improve executive skill in students. Coaching as an intervention strategies will be a particular focus.

Speaker(s):

Peg Dawson, EdD, NCSP, Seacoast Mental Health Center, Portsmith, NH