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APT prides itself on the feedback we receive about our courses. Below is just some of the great written feedback the ADHD course has received.
"I really enjoyed the course. It was very interesting and clearly presented. I will be able to use the ideas and approaches in my work. I’m keen to share information about ADHD and the recommended strategies with colleagues."
Elizabeth Hanna, Educational Psychologist
"Very well presented, explained and contextualised. Tutor covered areas of specific interest for the group and demonstrated sound knowledge base to make course relevant for the range of health professionals in the group."
Kate Ianson, Speech Language Therapist
"The quality of the course was exceptional. The content and areas covered were delivered in a very comprehensive fashion. The tutor/facilitator was knowledgeable and passionate about topics covered and this was easily identifiable in training lectures. I really enjoyed this course and feel I have come away with a huge knowledge base and the practical tips/advice are much appreciated. I look forward to attending the next APT training course. Thank you."
Jacqueline Reilly, Staff Nurse
"This was an excellent course."
Maeve Doyle, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
"Very informative and thought provoking."
John Hendler, Senior Clinical Psychologist
"I found the course useful in providing clarity and practical tips on helping families to cope with a diagnosis of ADHD in their child. The 'red/green' questioning was very useful and I will definitely use this in the future."
Catrionia Holden, Pediatric Liaison Nurse
"I found the course highly beneficial in terms of gaining further knowledge on ADHD and useful practical interventions which I will be implementing in my area of practice. The material presented was done in a clear and concise way which made it easy to follow over the course."
Carol McCormac, Clinical Nurse Manager
"Very practical course which was very interactive and well delivered. I found the case scenarios excellent learning experience and very applicable to clinical practice. The course highlighted the complex needs of the individual and family and also how it impacts on education, family and community living."
Caroline Larmer – Clinical Nurse Specialist
"The three days went so fast, a sure sign of how excellent it was. I have learnt a lot and how it was presented has brought about many thoughts of how I can use this in my role. The tutor had an excellent style that fully involved me, made it humorous, informative and very thought provoking."
Joyce Jerry, Educational Psychologist
"This was an excellent course, well presented and I would recommend it to anyone. In fact I will be advising colleagues to come on one."
Anne Aitchison, Course Delegate
"Extremely enjoyable and informative course - excellent presentation with helpful and relevant exercises. Thank you!"
Laura Johnston, Social Worker
Elma Ingram, Residential Childcare Officer
Marion Moir, SCO
A 2-day course.
Powerful psychosocial interventions to help young people and those around them.
AD/HD has become an increasingly common diagnosis in recent years and is one that can cause confusion and concern in parents and carers. They may already be 'at their wits end' in terms of responding to disruptive behaviour and can then be confronted with entrenched viewpoints about whether medical or psychosocial interventions are most effective – and even which ones are morally 'right'. This course aims to take a dispassionate view of the nature of AD/HD and details what effective psychosocial interventions are available to benefit both young people involved and also those looking after them.
We continuously monitor the quality of our training by obtaining feedback on the two key scales of relevance and presentation from every course delegate. Below are the average ratings for the last ten runnings of this course.
Average Presentation rating: 96%
Average Relevance rating: 91%
*These statistics were last updated in April 2017.