You hear a lot about behavioral treatment as part of the way to manage your child’s ADHD symptoms, but do you know what that term actually means? Or how including it in your child’s treatment plan can help to make a difference?
William Pelham, PhD, whom many consider the foremost expert in the development of effective behavioral treatments for children with ADHD, will discuss behavioral management for children and the five categories of behavioral treatment:
•clinical behavior therapy
•role-playing possible situations
•intensive, packaged behavioral treatments
•combined behavioral and medication treatments
Learn more about behavior treatment and how it can help your child.
William E. Pelham, Jr., PhD, ABPP
William E. Pelham, Jr., PhD, ABPP is the director of FIU’s Center for Children and Families (CCF). Dr. Pelham has authored or co-authored more than 300 professional papers dealing with ADHD, including “The Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder,” which looked at the relationship between behavioral management and medication management for ADHD. The currently recommended treatment approach for childhood ADHD is based on this study.
Dr. Pelham began the Summer Treatment Program in 1980 at the New York State University at Buffalo. It is an evidence-based program focusing on behavioral management for children.
He is a past president of The American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders.