Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Adult ADHD

Approved by UTAHSWA for 2.5 CE credits 

Who is this for?

Professionals wanting more guidance, education, research, & structure when working with clients going through Adult ADHD


Training agenda:

  • Understanding Adult ADHD
    • Introduction to Adult ADHD
    • ADHD Myths and Misconceptions
    • The ADHD Brain
    • The Structure of the ADHD Brain


  • Assessment and Diagnosis
    • What Is a Comprehensive Evaluation?
    • Meeting with an ADHD Specialist
    • Trough Diagnostic Interview and History Gathering
    • Forms for Loved Ones
    • Testing
    • Results and Action Plan
    • Completing a Bio-Psycho-Social Assessment
    • Administering ADHD Behavior and Self-Report Rating Scales
    • DSM-5 Criteria for ADHD


  • ADHD Subtypes and Presentations 
    • Predominantly Inattentive Presentation
    • Predominantly Hyperactive-Impulsive Presentation
    • Combined Type Presentation
    • ADHD Severity Levels and Spectrum


  • Understanding ADHD in Adults 
    • How Inattentive Type Presents in Adults
    • Hyperactive-Impulsive Type in Adults
    • Modern Presentations of Adult ADHD


  • Interest-Based Nervous System
  • Emotional Hyperarousal
  • Rejection Sensitivity
  • Diagnostic Challenges and Solutions  ADHD in Adults: Diagnostic Problems and Solutions
  • Therapy and Management 
  • Therapy Strategies
  • Foundations of Self-Awareness and Advocacy


Objective: To provide therapists with essential knowledge and tools for assessing, diagnosing, and treating adult ADHD in a clinical setting.