Trusted Training 4 U Offer One Hour Workshops for ADHD & ODD Mental Illness

With more children being diagnosed with mental conditions than ever before, there is a growing need to know more about ODD and ADHD mental conditions.

One hour workshops for businesses, schools, and the care industry to learn and manage more about these two mental illnesses.

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ODD

This one hour workshop defines and explains the condition oppositional defiant disorder (ODD).

  • Symptoms, causes, diagnosis, statistics and treatments are discussed.
  • The differences between ODD and conduct disorder are clarified and a how to make the distinction between ODD and general teenage behaviours.
  • Strategies to manage to the behaviours are given and interest in taken discussing how traditional management can be counterproductive.

ADHD

This one hour workshop explains the key features of ADHD and their characteristics in simple terms.

  • It identifies the issues that the person may face and understand how it feels to be consistently distracted, hyperactive or impulsive.

  • The impact that ADHD has upon learning, communication and relationships is explored and strategies to manage to the behaviours associated with the condition are given.

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the behavioural disorder that most often occurs in children. According to statistics, ADHD affects children of all races, including Latinos (5.5%), blacks (9.5%), and whites (9.8%) with males three times more likely to be diagnosed than females. The average age a child can be diagnosed with this behavioural ailment is seven years old with symptoms typically appearing between the ages three and six.

  • Symptoms of inattention should have been present for at least seven months, and are inappropriate for the child’s developmental level. They include failure to give close attention to details, does not follow through on instructions, has trouble organising activities, easily distracted, and forgetful in daily activities.
  • Symptoms of hyperactivity-impulsivity have been present for at least seven months, and are disruptive and inappropriate for the person’s developmental level. They include squirming in seats or fidgeting with hands or feet, running about or climbing in inappropriate situations, often “on the go” behaviour, talking excessively, trouble waiting for his turn, and interrupting others.
  • Some hyperactive-impulsive and inattentive symptoms can be present before your child reaches twelve years old. Clear evidence that the symptoms interfere with school, social or work functions. Other mental disorders should be ruled out (Mood Disorder, Dissociative Disorder, Personality Disorder, or an Anxiety Disorder).
  • Symptoms of inattention should have been present for at least seven months, and are inappropriate for the child’s developmental level. They include failure to give close attention to details, does not follow through on instructions, has trouble organising activities, easily distracted, and forgetful in daily activities.

Two out of five (40%) children diagnosed with ADHD also develop another behavioural condition called ODD or Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Other specialists suggest that ODD is the coping mechanism for kids associated with having ADHD. The big factors for children with ODD are extreme stubbornness, defiance, anger and temper problems, and being overly argumentative. Boys are frequently diagnosed with ODD more than girls before they reach puberty.

ODD is a childhood mental ailment defined by various disobedient, hostile, and defiant behaviours directed at authority figures and other adults. It is also characterised by kids displaying irritable and angry moods, as well as vindictive actions. It is one of the most common mental disorders in children, an estimated 10.2% of all children will develop ODD. Signs and symptoms of this behavioural disorder are fighting, refusing to follow the rules, deliberate acting to annoy others, repeated temper tantrums, and blatant hostility towards others. In extreme cases, kids have difficulty making friends, very low self-esteem, consistent feelings of annoyance, and failure to “think before speaking.”

  • Symptoms of ODD include argumentative, hard time making or sustaining a friendship, problems with authority figures, loses temper quickly, consistently blames others for their mishaps, and can be very vindictive.
  • Disruptive behaviour. The common diagnosis for disruptive behaviour is ODD or Oppositional Defiant Disorder. A typical child often has occasional temper outbursts, but when kids are repeatedly defiant and lash out due to the inability of controlling their tempers, it can seriously impair their learning.

Although ADHD and ODD may not be prevented, recognising and acting on early can minimise distress for your kid, and may prevent many problems associated with the disorder.

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