One-Day Executive Function & College Readiness Workshop for College Students with ADHD
Location: New York, NY, US
August 14, 2018 – 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Led by Dr. Jocelyn Lichtin, PhD
This workshop is a day-long course in executive functioning and related college-readiness skills for college students with ADHD. It derives from evidence-based – specifically, cognitivebehavioral – interventions for ADHD that have been shown to lead to significant improvements in ADHD-related symptoms and impairment.
Designed for: College students with ADHD
Objective:Students will learn strategies that lay the groundwork for positive habits, academic success, and personal growth.
Details:Structured and didactic format. Tools are introduced and practiced in exercises throughout the day. Small group format allows for individualized attention as well as support amongst participants.
Students will learn to:
Manage time - including how to structure time, how to balance school work with social life, how long to spend on assignments, when to start, how to overcome procrastination
Prioritize healthy sleep habits
Organize paperwork and belongings
Effectively approach papers, projects, and exams
Manage meals, laundry, medication, exercise, and communication with family
Utilize on-campus supports and effectively advocate for yourself
Monitor emotions, combat unhelpful thinking patterns, utilize coping skills, and know when and how to seek help
Feel more confident about the ADHD diagnosis and begin to embrace differences
Throughout this program students learn about ADHD and the ADHD brain - including its assets and its weaknesses - and how the skills taught will leverage strengths to achieve goals
Cost:$900 for the day and is nonrefundable and due upon enrollment.
What to bring: Reliable laptop (and charger) and spending money (for lunch, stationery supplies, and some toiletries). Breakfast and mid-afternoon snack will be provided. Students are requested to sign up for a Google account in advance of this workshop, and should bring their class schedule (if they have it) as well.
117 West 72nd Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10023