Online Course » ADHD: Strength-Based Mental Health Counseling for Children with ADHD

Course Description:
The hyperactivity and impulsivity experienced by children who are diagnosed with ADHD can pose challenges for families, teachers, and mental health counselors. The authors present an integrative model of Adlerian play therapy and adventure-based counseling (ABC) that extends beyond traditional talk therapy, fosters a strength-based perspective, and is action-oriented and dynamic. Specific ABC treatment activities for working with children and families affected by ADHD are presented in the context of the four phases of treatment in Adlerian play therapy.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Describe the elements of Adlerian play therapy and adventure-based counseling (ABC); and
  • Explain how to use Adlerian play therapy and adventure-based counseling in the treatment of children with ADHD.
Author Bio:
Torey L. Portrie-Bethke, PhD, NCC, is affiliated with the University of North Texas. Nicole R. Hill and Jerid G. Bethke are affiliated with Idaho State University. Correspondence about this article should be addressed to Torey L. Portrie-Bethke, Department of Counseling and Higher Education, University of North Texas, P.O. Box 310829, Denton, TX 76203-0829.
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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