Child Care Health and Safety Courses → Behavioral and Mental Health

Understanding ADHD for Child Care Providers - Learning Course (BH02 - LC)


Description
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a hot topic among child care providers. Those who recognize the importance of gaining the knowledge to best serve young children diagnosed with ADHD will find this class valuable. This class provides both basic and advanced information on ADHD in young children. Topics covered include how to recognize the symptoms of ADHD in young children, how to respond to ADHD in the child care setting, and how to work with parents of children who exhibit behaviors consistent with ADHD criteria. This is a level 1 to 4 basic class.
Content
  • STARS Credit Notice
  • Important Course Information
  • Helpful Hints
  • Course Overview
  • Introduction
  • Reflection about ADHD
  • Three Keywords of ADHD
  • ADHD Origin and Details
  • Solutions in the Child Care Setting
  • Treatment of ADHD
  • Interactions and Co-ocurring Issues
  • What would you say? What can you do?
  • Nutrition and ADHD
  • ADHD and Nutrition
  • Conclusion and Resources
  • References
  • Consultation
  • TEST - Understanding ADHD for Child Care Providers
  • MERIT EVALUATION
  • Optional Discussion Board
  • Optional STARS Credit
  • Stay Connected
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed