CADDAC Webinar: Understanding the Differences Between ADHD and Trauma
ADHD and trauma are different but have many overlapping and confounding symptoms.Understanding the difference is key to effective treatment and health.
This webinar was recorded live for CADDAC on May 25, 2022 with doctoral candidate Michela DiStefanopresenting.
Join presenter Michela DiStefano, PhD candidate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Ottawa as she walks through what professionals, caregivers, and adults with ADHD need to know about differences between ADHD and trauma.
Instantly access CADDAC's ADHD and Trauma webinar replay and download the slide presentation! We've made the audio-only version available for your on-the-go listening!
Review the symptoms of ADHD, trauma, and traumatic disorders
Understand the overlap of symptoms between the conditions
Identify key components to help tell the difference between the conditions
Determine when to seek an assessment
Determine treatment options
About CADDAC's Presenter
Michela DiStefano is a PhD candidate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Ottawa. She is currently completing her clinical placement at the Child, Adolescent, and Family Centre of Ottawa (CAFCO) and she is supervised by Dr. Julie Desjardins. Michela has experience working with a diverse clients base as they face challenges related to anxiety, trauma, mood, behavioural difficulties, parenting, learning, and neurodevelopment (e.g., ADHD, ASD).