This class is for anyone who is interested in learning about Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The training will address the most current research findings on identifying and diagnosing adult ADHD, addressing comorbidities, and examine best practices in treatment planning. Most importantly, the class aims to increase awareness of the most common pitfalls for professionals and the lay person alike when working with people who may have the condition.
Build a useful working vocabulary that is strength-based
Compare ADHD-ers with neurotypicals
Uncover the superpowers of ADHD-ers as well as challenges
Identify specific interventions and responses that help maintain relationships
Emily Marrs, MA, LMFT is a group practice therapist at Healthwise Behavioral Health and Wellness. She is an energetic, enthusiastic trainer who loves being involved in psychoeducation with her colleagues, clients, and others in the community who are interested in learning more about her areas of clinical focus and specialties. These topics include adult ADHD, body focused repetitive behaviors such as Trichotillomania/Dermatillomania and additionally, more relational based concerns such as Narcissistic abuse and recovery. Emily uses several models of therapy with her clients including ACT, mindful CBT, Behavioral, Adlerian, and Family Systems.
Emily has 12 + years of solo and group private practice work under her belt, and 6 years of care coordination/case management experience, the latter with socioeconomic challenged populations and those with severe and persistent mental illness. In her free time, Emily sings with her band, the Emily Marrs Band, which she created in 2005. She also loves spending time with her own and other’s fur babies, as well as traveling.
MN Board of Social Work
2.0 CEUs (CEP-275)
MN Board of Nursing
This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements. However, the nurse is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
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