Presenter: Dr. David Pittman, Ph.D.
Date: Friday, June 3rd, 2022 Noon-3pm CST
Location: Live Webinar
3 NBCC Contact Hours

  • 3.00 Clock Hours National Board for Certificate Counselors – Provider No. 6763
  • 3.00 Clock Hours – Alabama State Board of Social Work – Provider No. 612

Cost: $50.00

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Program Content Description: This training will explore the biological mechanism underlying Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). As ADHD is a developmental disorder, the basics of neurological development will be covered first. Then, based on current neuroscience research, the biological mechanisms and pharmacological treatments of ADHD will be discussed including effects of long-term treatment on the brain structures.

Learning Objectives Include:

  • Counselor will be able to list the developmental time course of the brain
  • Counselor will be able to identify the role of the frontal lobe and dopamine in executive functioning
  • Counselor will increase understanding in the hypothetical biological causes of ADHD
  • Counselor will be able to connect the behavioral characteristics of ADHD to the biological mechanisms
  • Counselor will be able to list how pharmacological treatment of ADHD works in the brain
  • Counselor will be able to list potential effects of long-term pharmacological treatment of ADHD on the brain

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*Garrett Counseling has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6763. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Garrett Counseling is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs NBCC ACEP Provider No. 6763.

*Garrett Counseling is approved by APT to provide continuing education. Garrett Counseling maintains responsibility for this program and its content. APT Approved Provider 15-430.

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Cancellation Policy: If you contact us before the program date, you may exchange for a certificate to attend another program or a tuition refund less a cancel fee. Occasionally, changes are made due to unforeseen circumstances or participant demand. While Garrett Counseling will do everything possible to ensure participant satisfaction, Garrett Counseling’s liability is limited to the tuition fee only. If you cancel, 10 business days before the event, you will receive a full refund. Cancellation must be received in writing and can be faxed to 1-256-217-4162 or emailed to If cancellation is not received in writing, you will be charged the full amount of tuition.