May 1, 2021
10:00 am to 1:30 pmAdd to Calendar (iCal) Add to Google Calendar
1. Diagnose ADHD using clinical history and validated screening tools
2. Use the Canadian ADHD Practice Guidelines, 4th edition to support assessment and ongoing management
3. Confidently manage ADHD in a primary care setting.
This workshop will be lead by Dr. Joan Flood and Dr. David Wong.
About the facilitators:
Joan Flood MD, CCFP, FCFP, is a graduate of McGill University and the University of Manitoba. After many years of practicing family medicine, she joined the Shoniker Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic at the Rouge Valley Hospital in 2004 and has a focused practice in youth mental health with particular expertise in ADHD, Autism and Learning Disorders. She was the Consultant Physician to the Pine River Institute from 2008 to 2015, a residential treatment center for teens with substance abuse and other co-morbid disorders. Dr. Flood is a CADDRA Board member and is particularly involved in CADDRA’s efforts in advocacy and education for ADHD issues in Canada. Dr. Flood frequently speaks to schools, public organizations and professional groups on ADHD and other mental health issues.
Dr. David Wong MD, FRCPC, Prince Edward Island, graduated from University of Hong Kong in 1974. After training in paediatrics and infectious diseases in United States, he moved to Prince Edward Island in 1986 and worked as consultant paediatrician at Prince County Hospital and Summerside Medical Centre. Soon after, he started seeing children for assessment of Attention Deficit Disorder, a condition that he didn’t learn in residency. After researching about this condition, he recognized that his older brother had all the symptoms, which accounted for the chaos when he was growing up. As a result, he spent many years helping children and families to deal with this
sometimes disabling condition. He has followed some of them for over 25 years. He transitioned from paediatrics to become ADHD Specialist several years ago, treated several hundred adults during this time. He welcomes the opportunity to share his insight with colleagues. Dr. Wong is a CADDRA Board member, and Assistant Professor of Paediatrics at Dalhousie University. He has been writing a monthly medical column for over 20 years, and they are posted at www.askdrwong.ca. More than a dozen of them deal with ADHD.
CADDRA – Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for this workshop.