This is a 3-day course from the Association for Psychological Therapies (APT), a leading provider of accredited courses for professionals working in mental health and related areas.
It is the only ADHD training that gives you access to APT’s relevant downloadable resources for use post-course and has APT-accreditation, probably the most meaningful accreditation available to mental health professionals. The course is available for teams and organizations and can be attended face-to-face or online.
Because ADHD is a relatively recent diagnosis it has until recently been diagnosed mainly in children and young people, but it often – perhaps usually - persists well into adulthood and even later life, where it is the difficulty in concentration that is most striking rather than the hyperactivity. Rarely if ever do adults acquire ADHD spontaneously, without having had it earlier in life, although many adults were too young for it to have been a diagnosis when they were children. For these reasons, this course importantly addresses ADHD in total, across the life-span.
In young people, ADHD is a diagnosis that can cause confusion and concern in parents and caregivers. They may already be 'at their wits end' in terms of responding to disruptive behavior and can then be confronted with entrenched viewpoints about whether medical or psychosocial interventions are most effective – and even which ones are morally 'right'. Even from professionals. In adults it causes a parallel but slightly different set of effects.
This course therefore takes a comprehensive view of the nature of ADHD and the far reaching problems it can cause. Most importantly though, it details what effective psychosocial interventions are available for those with ADHD and also those around them.
You will be registered as having attended the course, thereby gaining APT's Level 1 accreditation, and receive a certificate to this effect. The accreditation gives you access to online resources associated with the course and access to the online exam if you wish to uprate your APT accreditation to Level 2.
Your registration lasts indefinitely, and your accreditation lasts for 3 years and is renewable by sitting an online refresher which also upgrades your accreditation to APT Level 2 if you are successful in the associated online exam.
APT accreditation is probably the most relevant and transparent accreditation available to mental health professionals, see APT accreditation for full details.
Although the CBT Plus, with ADHD course addresses assessment it is intended for people working to help those with a diagnosis of ADHD rather than qualifying people to make a formal assessment.
Booking this training is easy...
For teams and organizations:
We bring the course and tutor to you, for an all-inclusive fee.
Price: $8,435 (plus tutor travel and accommodation expenses) for a group of up to 15 people. Extra delegates: $555 per person.
Option 2: Online Live and Exclusive course:
Live and interactive online course, delivered via Zoom or Teams* exclusively for your team or organization.
Price: $5,580* for a group of up to 15 people (price includes a workbook for every delegate, posted to one address, or a PDF version can be provided). Extra delegates $370 per person.
*We standardly deliver courses via Zoom (which is recommended). If you would prefer to use Microsoft Teams, there is an additional charge of $120 USD per day.
Option 3: 'Train the Trainer':
If you or a colleague are a senior professional (e.g. consultant psychologist) and have a talent for communication and teaching, then you are welcome to apply to become an APT-accredited tutor. You could then tutor the course - or your chosen modules from it - in your own organization, under license.
his is not only a highly appropriate use of senior professionals, but it also saves your organization the tutor-component of the fee each time you run it or your chosen modules (50% of the 'Online Live and Exclusive' fee, regardless of whether the course is held face-to-face or online).
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We continuously monitor the quality of our training by obtaining feedback on the two key scales of relevance and presentation from every course delegate. Below are the average ratings for the last ten runnings of this course, which are updated periodically.**
*This online live ratings are taken from the last three runnings of the course in this format.
** These figures are a combination of this course and it's previous title, ADHD: Key Knowledge and Skills for Effective Biopsychosocial Intervention.
APT prides itself on the feedback we receive about our courses. Below are just some of the great comments our ADHD training has received.
"The quality of the course was exceptional. The content and areas covered were delivered in a very comprehensive fashion. The tutor/facilitator was knowledgeable and passionate about topics covered and this was easily identifiable in training lectures. I really enjoyed this course and feel I have come away with a huge knowledge base and the practical tips/advice are much appreciated. I look forward to attending the next APT training course. Thank you.”
"This was an excellent course, well presented and I would recommend it to anyone. In fact I will be advising colleagues to come on it.”