Compass invites you to our next Compass Connections webinar series for health care providers, featuring members of the Provincial ADHD Program multi-disciplinary team, creators of “Rolling with ADHD.” The webinars will provide an overview of ADHD and ADHD treatment, including medication and behaviour interventions.
As a result of attending this webinar series, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify ADHD in children and youth, including co-morbidities that increase its complexity.
2. Describe evidence-based guidelines for assessment and intervention for ADHD.
3. Recommend and/or deliver appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions to manage ADHD or ADHD symptoms with no diagnosis in children and youth.
Webinar Series Schedule:
June 10, 2021 12pm: How to Assess Complex ADHD – What is Common and Uncommon? Speakers: Dr. Russet Killough and Miranda Doherty
June 17, 2021 12pm: How to Treat Complex ADHD with Medication. Speaker: Dr. Russet Killough
June 24, 2021 12pm: Rolling with ADHD: A Clinician's Guide to Supporting Families of Children with ADHD. Speakers: Dr. Janet Mah and Dr. Randall Gillis
Miranda Doherty is an Occupational Therapist and current Clinic Head of the B.C. Provincial ADHD Clinic. She earned her O.T. degree at McGill University and her Master of Rehabilitation Science at UBC. She has been an O.T. for over 20 years, working with children and youth with a variety of conditions, specializing in ADHD, developmental delay, and acquired brain injury. In her spare time, Miranda enjoys spending time with her family and playing music.
Dr. Russet Killough completed her undergraduate, and medical degrees at UBC where she “stumbled upon” psychiatry in medical school, and immediately found her passion. Seven years and 2 babies later, she completed the UBC Psychiatry residency. Her work has primarily involved treating youth and their families over the last 15 years: in the BC Children’s Hospital Child Inpatient unit; in the Royal Columbian Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient clinic; in the Surrey Memorial Hospital Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatient unit where she was the Medical Director for 4 years; in the Fraser Health Autism Network; with the New Westminster Child and Youth Mental Health team; and more recently in the BC Children’s Hospital Provincial ADHD clinic where she has remained for the last 10 years.
Dr. Randall Gillis & Dr. Janet Mah are clinical child psychologists in the ADHD and Infant Psychiatry Clinics of BC Children's Hospital. They have expertise in evidence-based cognitive and behavioural interventions for children and youth with mental health difficulties. They are engaged in clinical service and research of parenting supports for ADHD, and are clinical faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia.
Register using the link below. Zoom links will be emailed to participants in June. Registration closes June 4th.
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