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Digital Seminar

ADHD in the Family: Interventions for Parents at Home & in the Classroom

Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA
2 Hours 19 Minutes
Audio and Video
May 10, 2022
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Parenting becomes that much harder for your clients who have ADHD.

And, when these parents have children diagnosed with ADHD or a partner with ADHD… You have so many dynamics to manage in therapy…

You need to have the skills to be the go-to expert for helping these individuals and families.

Join Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST, and get strategies to support your clients individually and in family therapy. You’ll learn how to:

  • Help parents & kids set boundaries, prioritize goals & organize daily tasks
  • Keep kids motivated with a step-by-step method
  • Prepare families with a framework for regular check-ins
  • Know when to have individual or conjoint sessions
  • Help parents depersonalize the impact of their child’s diagnosis
  • Support clients whose partner has ADHD

Plus, equip families with the tools to support kids’ self-management skills during launch years, gap-years & more!

Register today!


Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.


PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This program is worth 2.25 hours CPD for points calculation by your association.



Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA's Profile

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Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA, is a psychologist, international presenter, author, and ADHD expert. He is the author of four books on adult ADHD – one for clinicians and three for the general public. He has also written several book chapters and is a frequent author for ADHD-related publications, including ADDitude Magazine and Attention Magazine.

He is a popular and dynamic presenter who routinely earns excellent reviews for his ability to make complex concepts understandable and useful. He has given more than 650 presentations and podcast interviews for professionals and members of the public, across America and in Sweden, Turkey, Greece, Mexico, England, Spain, Denmark, Canada, and Iceland.

He has appeared on CNN, National Public Radio, and XM Radio and has been quoted in The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe,, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Men’s Health, and many other media outlets. He is a former board member and current conference committee chair for CHADD and is the 2023 recipient of their Hall of Fame award for his significant contributions to the field.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Ari Tuckman maintains a private practice. He receives royalties as a published author. Ari Tuckman receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Ari Tuckman is the National Conference Committee co-chair for CHAAD.


  1. Apply a coherent model to helping parents navigate the demands of raising kids with ADHD into independence.
  2. Apply a coherent model to helping kids, teens, and young adults to earn the independence that they desire.
  3. Practice evidence-based strategies to support parents and their children with ADHD through individual & family therapy.


Family Therapy Strategies 
  • Get parents & kids on the same team
  • Help parents whose kid’s with ADHD need more parental involvement, but don’t want it
  • Strategies for young children to early adulthood
  • When to see the kid, parent or both together
  • Depersonalize parent’s internalization of kid’s diagnosis
Lay the Groundwork for Launch: K – 8
  • Master the family hotspots: homework, screen time, and mornings
  • What should parents actually expect from 504s and IEPs? 
  • How to set boundaries & assess results
  • Help parents organize their kid’s backpack, room & more
Prepare for Launch: 9-12
  • Balance teen’s desire for independence against their fears 
  • Help teens create fool-proof plans to meet increasing responsibilities
  • Get teens the confidence to be & feel ready for college
  • Teach parents step-by-step goals to keep kids motivated
Survive the Launch: Post-High School
  • Are “gap-years” effective?
  • How to use gap years to strength life skills
  • Play the “long game” with success
  • Help parents find their role when kids live on campus
  • Help college students with ADHD do well & stay in school

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Teachers
  • School Administrators
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Physicians
  • Any other mental health professionals, health care or rehab professionals typically on ADHD certifications

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