Month: March 2018

ADHD Parenting Programme, Saturday 14 April 2018

Oxford ADHD Centre HeadingtonWe are delighted to announce that our next ADHD Parenting Programme takes place on Saturday 14th April 2018.

Our ADHD Parenting Programme is led by Sarah Hamilton, a Registered Mental Health Nurse who holds a Masters degree in Advanced Nurse Practice. Her specialist area is in Child and Adolescent Mental Health and she has worked extensively with families and young people diagnosed with ASD and ADHD. Sarah has worked in CAMHS for over 15 years, before working independently as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and ADHD nurse specialist. Her experience includes working as a lead nurse in ADHD and ASD diagnostic clinic, family therapy clinics and ADHD medication clinics. Her therapeutic work includes working on an individual basis, with families and group work utilising cognitive behavioural therapy, solution focused therapy and mindfulness techniques to help and support young people and their families pre and post diagnosis.

This course will take place over 6 hours and topics covered include:

  • ADHD – common themes
  • A clinical view: classification, assessment and diagnosis
  • ADHD core symptoms
  • ADHD co-morbidities
  • Gender differences
  • Advantages of ADHD
  • Managing desirable and undesirable behaviours
  • Parenting jobs
  • Communication and strengthening relationships
  • Self-care and well being
  • Building resilience
  • Managing stress
  • Solution focused examples
  • Mindfulness techniques

For further information, please click on the link below:

ADHD Parental Programme April 2018

The cost of the programme is £240 per person (with discounts available for couples).

For all bookings and enquiries, please get in touch with Susan via email at Oxford ADHD Centre.

 

Autism (ASD) Parenting Programme, April-May 2018

We are delighted to announce that our next Autism (ASD) Parenting Programme is taking place on Saturday 21 April and 5 May 2018.

Our ASD workshops are led by Elizabeth Winks, who is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in autism spectrum disorders, and also works for CAMHS, Aylesbury. Her role there includes running all of the parent workshops and she consistently receives excellent feedback.

The programme includes the following topics:

  • Feelings regarding diagnosis
  • How do ASD children view the world?
  • Theory of mind
  • Planning
  • Speech development
  • Imagination
  • Sensory sensitivities
  • Time perception
  • Principles of behaviour management
  • Understanding behaviour and exploring strategies
  • Anxiety – what is anxiety?
  • CBT model, Stress model in ASD according to Lazarus.
  • Helpful techniques
  • Anger – linked to behaviour and what are the differences between people with and without ASD
  • Rage cycle explained

For further information, please click on the link below:

ASD Parent Programme April-May 2018

The cost of the two week parenting programme is £295 per person (with discount available for couples). For all bookings and enquiries, please get in touch with Susan via email at Oxford ADHD Centre.

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Autism (ASD) Parenting Programme, September-October 2018

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