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Introduction to ADHD

A half day course to increase the understanding, knowledge and skills of practitioners working with parents and families affected by ADHD, to provide support and make appropriate links to services

Part day course for

Practitioners whose work with families brings them into contact with parents, carers, or children affected by ADHD; also suitable for Foster Carers

Presented by

Children's Services Workforce Development Team, Rachel Bowen - Primary Mental Health - Local CAMHS Team

Learning outcomes:

Participants will learn how to:

  • Understand ADHD and its impact on the family
  • Recognise adult, child, male and female indicators of ADHD
  • Identify some helpful strategies which can support work with families with ADHD
  • Increase understanding of common medications and when medication might be prescribed
  • Identify support and information for families locally, regionally and nationally

Course content and methodology:

  • Presentation
  • Discussion
  • Small group activities

Other Booking Information

  • Cost to HCC C&F staff - free

  • Cost to Charity / Voluntary agency staff - £56

  • Cost to others - £80

  • Please book a place online - Learning Zone help pages

  • Foster Carer bookings - please book using this application form

  • Non HCC staff - if you have problems booking online, please submit this application form instead

  • All charged bookings are subject to a late cancellation fee.  Please exercise responsible booking practice and see our Cancellation Policy for full details

  • Notification of any changes to bookings must be sent by email to

  • Prices


    Provided by: Children's Services Workforce Development Team

    Course code: XXCK0237

    Subscribers: £0