IMPORTANT NOTICE: This program is scheduled as a face-to-face classroom training during the Fall 2020 semester, but may be moved online due to future recommendations for distance learning due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Any updates will be posted on this page and all enrolled students will be notified by email of any anticipated curtailments.
This program has been approved for 6 Category A Continuing Education Credits by the National Association of Social Workers, NH Chapter. Auth #3479
In this workshop you will look at current issues in the psychology of motivation, especially in relation to ADHD students.
Topics will include: literature on motivation, including psychological and educational issues; the role of motivation in the functioning of ADHD students; research on the brain and its effect on motivating behavior, functioning, and learning; how ADHD and certain breakdowns in brain function impact motivation; and strategies for teaching motivation and learning to ADHD students.
Christine Miller, Ed.M., LCMHC, is a psychotherapist in Bedford, NH and has been adjunct faculty at Plymouth State University Graduate School, NHTI, and New England College. She is a clinician with 35+ years of experience in treating women and adolescents in varied settings including schools, juvenile justice, a group home and family planning clinics. Christine specializes in integrating therapeutic tools, tailoring them to the individual and providing short-term, focused and brief psychotherapy.
Christine received her Master of Education from Boston University. She designs and leads day-long workshops for mental health professionals and educators with UNH Professional Development & Training. Her particular interests are the biological basis of behavior and psychopharmacology, anxiety disorders, psychiatric disorders associated with reproduction, and teens/women’s issues.