Continuing Professional Development Certification

The psychoeducational materials in this course have been independently reviewed and assessed for their learning value by the CPD Certification Service. They were certified in November 2013 (Certification No. C984T2) as conforming to continuing professional development principles. As such they will be useful in developing individual competencies and provide learners with knowledge they can apply in practice.

A 'Test your Knowledge Quiz' is presented in the Appendix that can be completed before and after reading the modules to assess improvement in knowledge. The answers to the quiz are as follows:

Answers:

1. A 5. B 9. C 13. A
2. A 6. C 10. A 14. B
3. D 7. B 11. B 15. D
4. D 8. D 12. B 16. C

Professional Advisory/Resource Groups

UK ADHD Partnership (UKAP)www.UKADHD.com

UK Adult ADHD Network (UKAAN)www.UKAAN.org

National and Local Support Groups

The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Servicewww.addiss.co.uk

'The site for and by adults with ADHD'http://aadduk.org

Living with ADHDwww.livingwithadhd.co.uk

ADD / ADHD Online Informationwww.adders.org

Mindwww.mind.org.uk/Information/Booklets/Understanding/Understanding+ADHD

ADHD Foundationwww.adhdfoundation.org.uk

Baldock/ Hitchin/ Letchworth/ Royston/ Stevenage – Angels Support Grouphttp://www.angelssupportgroup.org.uk/index.htm

Brighton – ADHD Brighton Support Grouphttp://adhdbrighton.org.uk/

Bristol – Adult ADHD Support Grouphttp://aadduk.org/help-support/support-groups/bristol-adult-adhd-support-group/

Cambridgeshire – Cambridgeshire Adult ADHD Support Grouphttp://addventure-within.co.uk/support/

Chichester – The Hyperactive Children's Support Grouphttp://www.hacsg.org.uk/page6.html

Dorset – Dorset ADHD Support Grouphttp://adhddorset.btck.co.uk/

Essex – Chelmsford ADHD Support Grouphttp://www.adhd-support.org.uk/index.html

Gateshead – Gateshead ADHD Supporthttp://www.gatesheadadhdsupport.co.uk/whatis.html

Harrow – ADHD and Autism Support Harrowhttp://www.adhdandautismharrow.co.uk/

Hertfordshire – Understanding ASD and ADHD in Hertfordshirehttp://www.add-vance.org/

Lancashire – ADHD Lancashire Support Grouphttp://www.adhdlancashire.co.uk/

Lincoln – Lincoln ADHD Support Grouphttp://lincolnadhd.org/

Liverpool – Liverpool Adult ADHD (Ladders of Life, LOL)http://www.meetup.com/Liverpool-adult-adhd-ladders-of-life-meetup-com/

London – London adult ADHD support grouphttps://sites.google.com/site/joyfivolous/home

Manchester – Manchester Region Attention Deficit Disorder Grouphttp://www.maddchester.com/

Newcastle – KICK ADHD Support Grouphttp://www.netmums.com/newcastle/local/view/support-groups/special-needs-adhd/kick-adhd-support-group-keep-including-challenging-kids

Norfolk – CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)http://www.meetup.com/CHADDHamptonRoads/ADD Norfolkwww.addnorfolk.com

Oxfordshire – ADHD Oxfordshirehttp://www.adhdoxfordshire.co.uk/Support-Group.html

Richmond – Richmond ADHD Support Grouphttps://www.facebook.com/AdhdRichmond

Scotland – Central Scotland Adult ADHD Supporthttps://sites.google.com/site/scottishadhdadultsorg/Home

West Yorkshire – West Yorkshire ADHD Support Grouphttp://west-yorkshire-adhd.org.uk/meetings/

Acknowledgements

The author is very grateful to the young people and their families who gave up their time to tell us their experiences, for their consent to quote what they said, and for their helpful feedback on earlier versions of the modules.

The author thanks Dr Clodagh Murphy, Dr Geoffrey Kewley, Professor Peter Hill, Emily Goodwin, Ottilie Sedgwick, Gareth Hopkin and Kiera Brown for their contribution to these modules.

Additionally, the author thanks the following for specific module contribution:

Module 4 – ADHD and Education: Mr Fin O’Regan
  Behaviour Management Consultant
  www.fintanoregan.com
   
Module 5 – ADHD and Employment: Mr Simon McKay
  Solicitor Advocate
  McKay Law Solicitors & Advocates
  Carlshead Business Centre
  Paddock House Lane
  Sicklinghall
  Leeds
  LS22 4BJ
  Tel. 0845 123 5571
   
  Mr Chris Weaver
  Assistant Solicitor
  Payne Hicks Beach
  10 New Square
  Lincoln’s Inn
  London
  WC2A 3QG
  Tel. 020 7465 4338

These modules have been funded and supported by Eli Lilly & Co Ltd. Lilly has reviewed the content for medical accuracy only.