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What you'll learn
On a Beginners Level, this third Seminar is Part Two: “B” of the second section of a Series of Four Seminars that explain the process of the Psychological Evaluation, and Treatment that Dr. Mitch Spero utilizes to appropriately and accurately diagnose Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. This Seminar explains several Psychological Tests that can assist in the process of Differential Diagnosis to confirm or Rule-out the Diagnosis of A-D/HD. read more »»
Key concepts covered include:
By the end of this course, you will be able to understand:
- On a Beginners Level, the audience will learn why and how Continuous Performance Tests (CPT’s) are strongly recommended in the process of Psychological Evaluation of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (A-D/HD).
- The Diagnostic Interview, House-Tree-Person Test, Kinetic Family Drawing, and Other Projective Drawings are reviewed, which can assist the Psychologist in the process of Differential Diagnosis of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (A-D/HD).
- Two well-known and respected Continuous Performance Tests (CPT’s) are presented. The Conners’ Continuous Performance Test-II (CPT-II) by C. Keith Conners, Ph.D. and MHS Staff, and the Test of Variables of Attention – Version 8 (TOVA-8) by Lawrence M. Greenberg, M.D. are reviewed and explained as accurate measures of inattention and impulsivity.
- The concept of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (A-D/HD) individuals “Drifting” and shifting gears in the proper sequence and then to get back to the exact spot where they were at cognitively prior to losing focus.
Since 1983, Dr. Mitch Spero, Licensed Psychologist, and Director of Child & Family Psychologists has developed a specialization in the treatment of emotional and behavioral problems of children and adolescents. As a Licensed Psychologist he has extensive experience in dealing with Children of Divorce, Custody Evaluations, Step-family Adjustment Issues, Emotionally Handicapped and Learning Disabled Children, and Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. His work with adults has focused on Marriage and Family Therapy, Substance Abuse Counseling, and Individual Therapy for Depression and Anxiety. Dr. Spero is also a Certified and Court Appointed Family Mediator by the Supreme Court of Florida.
Dr. Mitch Spero is also known for having been the Pro-Bono Evaluating Psychologist for Elian Gonzales, a world-famous International Immigration Case. Dr. Spero’s speech was viewed on CNN, MSNBC, and many other Live International News Programs. He has been conducting Immigration Psychological Evaluations in the South Florida Area for decades.