Training / Professional Development

Tamara provides professional development on the identification, diagnosis and treatment of adults with autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Training can be customised as needed. Topics can cover:

  • Etiology including prevalence, gender differences, causes and risk factors, course
  • Identification including screening measures and approaches
  • Diagnosis including:
    • How to conduct a developmental assessment in adults
    • Diagnostic steps
    • Differential diagnosis
    • Co-occurring disorder diagnosis
    • Assessment tools and their sensitivity/specificity
  • Treatment approaches including:
    • Psychoeducation
    • Lifestyle & environmental modifications
    • Seeking accommodations at university or in the workplace
    • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
    • Other approaches such as ADHD coaching for people with ADHD;
    • CBT based approaches including Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Schema Therapy
    • Treatment of co-occurring disorders

To find out more contact Tamara.