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Annual ADHD Symposium

Through a partnership with CHKD, CBA is proud to offer our annual ADHD symposium featuring world-renowned keynote speakers followed by breakouts sessions for parents/caregivers, clinicians, educators and adults.

Saturday, March 24, 2018
4th Annual ADHD Symposium: ADHD, Self Regulation, and Executive Functioning

Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., keynote speaker
Internationally recognized authority on ADHD,
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, VCU Medical Center

Keynote followed by two break-out sessions.
Four tracks available: Parent/Caregiver, Clinicians, Educator & Adults

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After serving in the United States Air Force Dr. Barkley obtained his Bachelor's Degree with Honors in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1973. He then attended Bowling Green State University in Ohio where he received his Masters Degree in 1975 and his Ph.D. in 1977 in Clinical Psychology, receiving the Distinguished Dissertation Award for his research on the effects of medication on children with ADHD. He then attended the Oregon Health Sciences University for internship training in developmental, learning, and behavioral disorders of children. Thereafter, in 1977, he joined the Department of Neurology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCOW) and Milwaukee Children's Hospital where he worked in the Child Neurology Division and eventually founded the Neuropsychology Service at MCOW.  He served as its Chief and as Associate Professor of Neurology until 1985. Dr. Barkley then relocated to the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he served as the Director of Psychology and as a Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology (1985-2002). While there, he established the research clinics for both child and adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders. In 2003, Dr. Barkley relocated to the Charleston, SC area where he became a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina. Read more