Be Informed: Virtual Lecture Series is a virtual continuing education series hosted by the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland showcasing the research and expertise of our faculty in pursuit of innovative solutions to the challenges facing our global community. A range of topics including psychology, social justice, political science, human behavior and more will be addressed. This month's talk, "Helping Students with ADHD SUCCEED in College," will be presented by Dr. Andrea Chronis-Tuscano.
ABOUT THE TALK: Helping Students with ADHD SUCCEED in College
In this presentation, Dr. Andrea Chronis-Tuscano will discuss challenges students with ADHD face when entering college and will share strategies to help students with ADHD succeed. Dr. Chronis-Tuscano will highlight her experiences working with the UMD SUCCEEDS ADHD Clinic, which is a resource open to all University of Maryland students.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Dr. Andrea Chronis-Tuscanois a Professor of Psychology at UMD and Director of the Maryland ADHD Program and UMD SUCCEEDS College ADHD Clinic. Dr. Chronis-Tuscano's research focuses broadly on understanding early predictors of developmental outcomes for children with Attention- Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and developing novel treatments which target these early risk and protective factors. A secondary line of research, conducted in collaboration with faculty in Human Development and Quantitative Methodology, aims to examine the trajectory of young children displaying early behavioral inhibition, including the development of psychopathology, and to intervene by targeting key moderators of outcome (e.g., parenting and social relationships). Dr. Chronis-Tuscano is the President of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology; Associate Editor of the Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology; Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science; Fellow of the Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies (ABCT); former Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology; former UMD ADVANCE Professor; and standing member of the NIMH Mental Health Services Research (SERV) review committee. She is the recipient of multiple NIH grants and has published over 100 papers relevant to developmental psychopathology and interventions.
For questions about the Be Informed: Virtual Lecture Series or about this specific talk, please contact Jenny Kilberg, director of alumni and donor relations at jkilberg [at] umd [dot] edu.