ADHD: An Illness of our Time?

        CARLOW COLLEGETHE MA IN THERAPEUTIC CHILD CARE COURSE

                        Present on MONDAY, APRIL 8TH 2013

                  ADHD: An Illness of our Time?

                 A PSYCHODYNAMIC PERSPECTIVE

A One-Day Symposium atVISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & George Bernard Shaw Theatre, Carlow College Campus, Carlow

PROGRAMME

9.00 a.m.         Registration

9.30 a.m.         Peter Kieran, MATCC Course Co-Founder and Tutor: Opening Remarks

9.35 a.m.         John McHugh, MATCC Programme Chair: Welcome to CarlowCollege

9.40 a.m.         Hugo Jellett, Chief of Operations, VISUAL:  Welcome to Visual

9.45 a.m.         Damien McLellan,Consultant Psychotherapist, will present an overview of the principal theoretical models that underpin the care and treatment of very troubled children, including a psychodynamic perspective on ADHD.

11.00 a.m.       Tea and Coffee Break

11.30 a.m.       Dr. Kevin McGrattan,Senior Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist will share insights and learning from his current professional practice in a HSE CAMHS clinical setting helping children with ADHD behaviours to self-regulate.

12.30 a.m.       Introduction to Workshops and Workshop Presenters.

1.00 p.m.         Lunch from Lennon’s, upstairs.

2.00 p.m.         Workshops: We are planning to offer a choice of at least 10 related workshops, led by practitioners, all with experience of working with children with ADHD behaviours. These workshops will be as interactive as possible.

3.00 p.m.         Plenary Session

3.45 p.m.         Close

Trains from Dublin arrive at 08.26am and from Waterford at 08.58am and depart for Dublin and Waterford at 16.09pm. Visual is an easy 10 minute walk from the train station.

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