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Clinical practice with children and families session 4 notes

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Clinical practice with children and families session 4 notes SCWK885505

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These notes cover ADHD, executive functioning disorder and NVLD
clinical practice: children and families
Sarah Ryan
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Date Created: 02/17/16
Clinical Child 6x Fam 211 ADHD developmental issue problem is not so much restlessness as it is inhibition failure to develop an appropriate inhibition of behavior and impulses cognitive impulsivement snap decision making emotional impulsivement failure to regulate normal emotion easily angered or excited inability to self soothe and self cam ADHD causes ODD oppositional de ance disorder inability to control mood irritability anger and hostility inability to make and sustain cose friendships in childhood often due to emotional impulsiveness friends forgive restlessness and inattentiveness but do not often forgive anger and hostility this then stems to professional and marital problems later on in life disorder of performs of performance NOT skills 21 ratio of male to female diagnosis biology brain development is naturally slower in boys With kids with trauma there is a part of the brain that is overdeveloped and is sensing triggers and sending signals However there is an underdeveloped regulatory system in the brain which can cause for some of the symptoms similar to ADHD Differential Diagnosis what it the primary diagnosis what are the comorbid diagnosis want to consider disorders with similar symptoms PTSD anxiety ODD Bipolar executive functioning a disorder of skills not performance the necessary skills are not there ADHD Diagnosis 3 types each of the three diagnoses must determine of syptoms are mild moderate or severe ADHD primarily hyperactive impulsive type 31401 about 13 restlessness quick to anger lack of focus excessive talking unaware of social cues impatient ADHD primarily inattentive type 31400 about 20 easily distracted mind elsewhere not following through on directions missing details in tasks avoiding tasks that involve sustained focus procrastination forgetful girls more likely to be diagnosed wit this type as opposed to others ADHD combined type 31401 most common about 60 have to meet all the criteria for both hyperactive and inattentive Executive Functioning ability to inhibit behavior ability to use visual imagery hindsight visual working memory ability to talk to yourself in your mind as a form of self control verbal working memory ability to control our own emotions and motivations ability to plan and problem solve involves mental play the ability to manipulate Treatment CBT not effective medication is successful behavior modi cation interventions must assist with performance at the place and time of the deficit child behavior plans impulse control focus on organization focus on written and oral instructions to meet the processing needs of the child teach efficient is of time teach skills for reviewing one s work practice settling down to work


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