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3.0 Clock Hours Home Study Recorded Video

3.0 clock hour Continuing Education Credits are provided as a recorded session if you pass the post-test following the course video content. The certificate of completion will be emailed to you within 10 minutes after passing the post-test.

Content Areas: Counseling Theory/Practice and the Counseling Relationship

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is an ever-growing field of study. Our understanding of ADHD has

changed as scientific research tools such as fMRI machines have improved. Important updates because of the latest

research requires a change in the tools for the management of symptoms that professionals use. This course will

review the evidence and breakthroughs provided by research as well as misconceptions and errors in past research.

Practice on using behavior charts as well as reviewing the complications that can arise will be completed. Identifying

common problems with misdiagnosis as well as issues related to co-morbidity will be completed. Steps for

treatment/symptom management will be broken down into obtainable steps with time to discuss complications and

considerations of using accommodations in school settings.

Workshop attendees can expect to:

• Objective 1) Learner will be able to identify reasons for clinical scales.

• Objective 2) Learner will be able to identify steps for diagnosis of ADHD.

• Objective 3) Learner will be able to understand research overlap with addiction.

• Objective 4) Learner will be able to risks related to genetic heritability.

• Objective 5) Learner will be able to give psychoeducation about the impacts of ADHD within the brain and behavior

• Objective 6) Learner will be able to identify steps to differentiate attentional or hyperactive problems due to other disorders or due to ADHD

• Objective 7) Learner will be able to identify how current research with addiction and ADHD has indicated commonalities

Information: Partial credit/partial attendance is not allowed for this course.


1) Introductions and Disclaimers

2) Definitions

a. Timelines

b. Clinical translation

c. Inattention Vs. Hyperactive Vs. Combined

3) Steps to Diagnose and criteria

a. Types of Scales/Screeners

b. Gold Standard for Diagnosis c. Understanding Misdiagnosis and Comorbidity

4) Brain development and functioning

a. Genetics

b. Resting-state brain activity

c. Biological Basis of ADHD

5) Addiction and ADHD overlap

6) Conclusion

a. The Takeaway

b. References

c. Contact information

d. Questions

If you have any questions about this course or would like to request accommodations, you can contact us If a participant or potential participant would like to express a concern about the or a continuing education program provided by, the individual may email Although we do not guarantee a particular outcome, we will consider the complaint, make any necessary decisions, and respond as soon as possible. If you have any questions regarding a refund, you can view our policy page and legal notices found at the bottom of this webpage or you can contact us


National Provider Number (NPI): 1417308024

Washington State License Number: LH60827185

Leo DeBroeck, MS, LMHC, CMHS, MHP is Child Mental Health Specialist and Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Washington State. He is CBT Plus certified through the University of Washington and Harborview Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress Center. He has worked full-time at a community health center as a Mental Health therapist with a team of other Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. he has previous experience working with children and adolescents at an intensive inpatient program in Spokane, Washington for several years. He has completed his Masters of Science in clinical psychology with his thesis on factors in suicide. He has published scientific research on young adults related to suicidality. He writes and has published children's therapy books for use in counseling settings. These are published on Amazon, for use in therapy settings addressing grief, addiction, neglect, abuse, self-confidence and others. He is the president and founded an LLC called Counselor's Choice Award that reviews counseling products and therapeutic tools. This also offers Continuing Education Courses. He has taught Continuing Education courses throughout the United States of America, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. He has worked in several different levels of care for mental health treatment including long-term inpatient care, WISe wraparound intensive services, school-based therapy services, and outpatient clinical settings.

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Counselor's Choice Award Continuing Education is an National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Washington State Chapter Approved Continuing Education Provider and offers approved clock hours for events that meet Washington State CE Counselors requirements. This workshop has been approved for CEs by the Washington Chapter, National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors.  The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. (Provider #1975-490)


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Counselor's Choice Award Continuing Education is an Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and offers OSBLADC-approved clock hours for events that meet Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. (Provider #20230154)

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Phone: +1 (425) 931-5336

Mail: 3516 NE 75th St #8, Seattle, Washington, 98115, USA

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