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.
(This is part of the Coaching Children and Teens with ADHD Certificate Program, but you do not need to enroll in the program to take this workshop.)
Anita Remig, Ed.D., F.P.P.R., F.S.M.I., is a practicing counseling psychologist and consultant specializing in brain-based research, childhood developmental disorders, learning problem interventions, and biofeedback therapy throughout the U.S. She is a licensed psychologist, certified school psychologist, and certified biofeedback specialist with over 30 years of experience, and she maintains a private practice offering psychotherapy, family therapy, and psychological testing. In the educational field, she provides coaching, tutoring, school consulting, IEP assistance, and psycho-educational evaluations. She has been offering seminars and workshops through UNH for several years and is a member of the NH Psychological Association, a Fellow of the Prescribing Psychologist Register, and a Fellow in Serious Mental Illness. Her articles have appeared in numerous publications including Child Study Journal, Language and Speech, and Journal of Child Psychology.