Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD): An Advanced Workshop – ‘Evidence Based Practice’

29 June, 2001 – London

30 June 2001 – University College Dublin

An intensive training day suitable for Clinical / Educational Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Paediatricians, General Physicians and SENCOs / Learning Support Professionals with a specialist knowledge of this subject.

Speakers: Prof. Thomas Brown (Associate Director Yale Clinic for Attention and Related Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine) and Jenny Lyon (Visiting Research Fellow, University of Sussex; East Sussex AD/HD Clinic).

Details of half-day workshops, with Jenny Lyon, are now available for Geneva (20 May 2001) and Dublin (8 June 2001)

Professor Brown will:
Explain important changes in the understanding of AD/HD as impairment of executive functions of the mind.

Review recent research findings on the nature, assessment and treatment of ADHD in children, adolescents and adults.

Highlight links between AD/HD and learning problems

Review information from the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) report and the Multi-Modal Treatment of AD/HD (MTA) study

Preview Dr Brown’s new ADD rating scales for 3-7 year old and 8-12 year old children (to be published July, 2001)

Jenny Lyon will:
Introduce protocols for the assessment, diagnosis and management of AD/HD in a multi-agency clinic

Discuss diagnostic findings: less than 20% of children assessed are AD/HD

Present a successful model of a parent training programme

Introduce the East Sussex Health / Education Guidelines

PROGRAMME ‘AD/HD: An Advanced Workshop’

0900-1000 – AD/HD: An Impairment of Executive Function: Dr Brown

1000-1100 – A Research Review of the Nature, Assessment and Treatment of AD/HD: Dr Brown

1130-1230 – Protocols for Multi-Agency Assessment and Management of AD/HD: Jenny Lyon

1330-1430 – Links between AD/HD and Learning Problems: Dr Brown

1430-1530 – (1) An Analysis of Assessment Results (2) Parent Training Programme: Jenny Lyon

1600-1700 – An Introduction to the Brown Scales: Dr Brown

1700-1730 – Questions and Discussion – both speakers

(this programme is subject to revision)


The training day runs from 0900 – 1730, with registration from 0800 – 0850am. An informal buffet lunch will be available, and a choice of refreshments will be offered throughout the day. The conference programme and joining instructions / map will be supplied to each applicant.

The inclusive cost for the London Conference is £120 per delegate plus VAT – a total cost of £141, and for Dublin the inclusive cost is Ir£145 (approx. £115 Sterling) -please note that some concessions are available for full-time unwaged students, previous IPS course delegates, group bookings and delegates booking more than one IPS conference / training day in the academic year. If you are unable to pre-pay, and ask us to invoice your institution, local council / education authority, NHS Trust etc. we will need your completed booking form and an official purchase order or capitation order quoting the full course price together with details (direct phone number etc.) of the person responsible for arranging payment. We also accept Visa / Access / American Express credit cards plus Delta, Switch and Electron.

Please use a separate booking form for each person attending – (OnLine Booking available). Cancellations will be accepted until 10 days prior to the course subject to a 50% cancellation fee, both on pre-paid and invoiced course fees. After this date we will be unable to refund course fees, either paid or due, but substitutions of delegates will be accepted on condition that IPS receives full written notice of cancellation and new delegates’ names before the course date. If you let us know of any special requirements i.e. wheelchair access, hearing aid remote microphones, special dietary requests etc. as soon as possible before the conference date, we will do our best to help.

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IPS (International Psychology Services)
17 High Street, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex, England BN6 9TT

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