AACBT Vic Pub Discussion: Sciberras – ADHD

23 Apr 2024
06:30 pm
- 07:30 pm
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Terminus Hotel Fitzroy North, Queens Parade, Fitzroy North VIC, Australia
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Best practice non-pharmacological supports for ADHD

Presenter: Emma Sciberras

Developmental Assessment and Management Program, Alfred CYMHS

Honorary Research Fellow, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

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Are you interested in learning more about ADHD and how to support those with ADHD using non-pharmacological strategies?

Come along to this presentation and discussion to learn about how to provide best practice ADHD supports.


Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has a worldwide prevalence of 5%. Best practice supports in the area of ADHD advocate for multi-modal support strategies including both pharmacological and non-pharmacological support strategies. This presentation will cover:

  • What are the range of non-pharmacological supports available to support ADHD? This presentation will focus particularly on cognitive and/or behavioural supports.
  • What is the evidence for these types of supports?
  • How can practitioners use cognitive and/or behavioural supports in their practice in a neuroaffirming way.


About this event:

This event will feature a presentation in an informal setting with audience discussion.

Please note that this event is hosted on level 1 of the venue and the only access is via the stairs.


Key Learning Objectives

  1. Understanding of the range of non-pharmacological supports available to support ADHD.
  2. The evidence for non-pharmacological supports including limitations and directions for further research.
  3. An understanding of how to use cognitive and/or behavioural supports in a neuroaffirming way.

This session is designed for all practitioners – attendees will be assumed to have an interest in ADHD.


Duration & Format / Training Modalities

This session has approx. 60 minutes CPD, and does not include any catering in the ticket price.

Door opens at 6pm for a 6:30pm start.


References – readings

  1. Stephen V. Faraone, Tobias Banaschewski, et al, The World Federation of ADHD International Consensus Statement: 208 Evidence-based conclusions about the disorder, Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, Volume 128, 2021, Pages 789-818.
  2. May T, Birch E, Chaves K, et al. The Australian evidence-based clinical practice guideline for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 2023;57(8):1101-1116.
  3. Fullen, T., Jones, S.L., Emerson, L.M. et al. Psychological Treatments in Adult ADHD: A Systematic ReviewJ Psychopathol Behav Assess 42, 500–518 (2020).
  4. May, T., Murrup-Stewart, C., & Bellgrove, M. (2023). Australian Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: The Role of PsychologistsJournal of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists33(1), 18-34.
  5. Editorial: Paradigm ‘flipping’ to reinvigorate translational science: Outlining a neurodevelopmental science framework from a ‘neurodiversity’ perspective, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 64:10 (2023), pp 1405–1408.


AACBT student members have free tickets, but MUST book to reserve their place.

Non-members can join now and gain all of the other advantages of AACBT Membership!

There are no early bird rates for this event and please note that there are no door sales possible.

Please contact info@aacbt.org.au for more information.


COVID Safety:

Please note, the venue will be following all relevant Public Health Orders and checking delegates as per their obligations. Density, and mask requirements will be in line with relevant government guidelines. As per all events, please do not attend if you are unwell.

If you are required to cancel your attendance owing to a COVID isolation, please contact us for a full refund or ticket transfer.


Venue notes:

This venue is a less than 10-minute walk from Clifton Hill and Rushall train stations, or the Number 86 tram (from Bourke Street) stops right outside the hotel.


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