ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN SPECIAL EDUCATION
SPECIALIZATION IN LD & ADHD
This course explores the nature of Specific Learning Difficulties, Attention deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder and the Behavioral Problems that mainly go together with such disorders. The emphasis is placed on how these students learn, their individualize learning profile, the varied instructional materials and activities that promote their learning, as well as the importance of social emotional skills to overcome their behavioral issues.
The program is evolved around three modules. Each module is accredited by 15 credits and is given in a well-structured training course that would allow participants to benefit from the information shared in each course and directly implement it in their classrooms. Each module comprises of two learning sessions each broken down into 5 hours of Learning plans and Assessments Tasks plus 5 hours of Self-Study, this equates to 15 hours taught across two days.
These courses can be taken at any order and an accredited certificate of achievement will be provided for each. The Advanced Certificate in Special Education will only be granted after the completion of the 3 modules (45 hours) and present a case study (15 hours).
The three modules are as follow:
HARNESSING THE POWER OF ADHD
THE RECIPE OF SUCCESS
"DECISION" is a Strength Based intervention model that doesn’t deny the challenges and deficiencies but at the same time trusts the ADHDer abilities to reconstruct a life full of success. The "DECISION" Model was created to bring control back to individuals with ADHD. Based on this understanding, the treatment goals were formulated to support these individuals exploring their potentials, knowing about their disorder, validating their fears in order to ignite their willingness to CONNECT and get back in control. It was developed to provide them with tools to challenge their own brains, explore ways to reconstruct their external environment, figure out strategies and cues that will help them building the critical skills necessary to build their self-confidence and mastery using neuroplasticity based treatments and research based intervention approaches.
"DECISION" THERAPEUTIC MODEL
CERTIFIED ADHD COACHING
The Learning Difficulties Professional Association has partnered with JST Coaching & Training to provide ADHD Training Courses accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF).
"These courses will provide you with a mixture of ADHD specific skills and life coaching skills needed to successfully coach the younger client, as well as the client family. They are designed to align with ICF Core Competencies and incorporate ADHD Coaching Competencies. The ICF Code of Ethics will be strictly followed throughout the duration of this course. The goal of this learning experience is to provide the participant, with information, strategies and suggestions for successful coaching in the very specialized niche of ADHD. Upon successful completion of these courses, the participants should expect to have an increased level of confidence and skill in coaching Children teens and college students with ADHD." Jodi Sleeper-Triplett
You may join one of these courses to gain knowledge and information about the coaching approach, or you may pursue a new career path, fulfill the courses' requirements and be an ICF certified Coach.