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Digital Seminar

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) in Children with Dr. Russell Barkley

Russell A. Barkley, PhD
1 Hour 27 Minutes
Oct 13, 2015
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Did you know that defiant behavior in children, or Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), is among the leading reasons for referral to child mental health centers! 

Join Dr. Russell Barkley, leading expert and best-selling author of, Defiant Children: A Clinician’s Manual for Assessment and Parent Training, and discover the emotional and social links to ODD and how it impacts treatment.

You will learn:

  • Barkley’s Four Factor Model (Causes of ODD)
  • The ADHD link to ODD
  • ODD’s progression to Conduct Disorder
  • Major Treatments for ODD and Predictors of Success
  • Barkley’s Defiant Children program overview



Russell A. Barkley, PhD's Profile

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Russell A. Barkley, PhD, is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children and Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA.  He is a Diplomate (board certified) in three specialties, Clinical Psychology (ABPP), Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, and Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN, ABPP).  Dr. Barkley is a clinical scientist, educator, and practitioner who has published 23 books, rating scales, and clinical manuals numbering 41 editions.  He has also published more than 270 scientific articles and book chapters related to the nature, assessment, and treatment of ADHD and related disorders and is the author of the book Managing ADHD in School (PESI, 2016).

He is the founder and editor of the bimonthly clinical newsletter, The ADHD Report, now in its 25th year of publication. Dr. Barkley has presented more than 800 invited addresses internationally and appeared on nationally televised programs such as 60 Minutes, The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, and many other programs on behalf of those with ADHD.  He has received awards from the professional societies and ADHD organizations for his lifetime achievements, career accomplishments, contributions to research in ADHD, to clinical practice, and for the dissemination of science. His websites are and

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Russell Barkley is a published author and receives royalties. He receives a speaking honorarium, recording royalties, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. Dr. Barkley receive a speaking fee from Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Astra-Zeneca Pharmaceutical Company,, and the American Psychological Association. All financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.

Non-financial: Dr. Russell Barkley is voluntary faculty at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. He is a member of the South Carolina Psychological Association and the American Professional Society for ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD).

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  • Explain the nature of defiant, oppositional, or noncompliant behavior in children
  • Describe the four major factors that contribute to such behavior, known as the four-factor model of defiant behavior
  • Summarize the implications of this model for evaluating children with this behavior pattern.
  • Describe the treatment implications that arise from an understanding of this model
  • Identify the most effective elements of behavioral parent training to reduce childhood defiant behavior and improve parent-child relationships.


  • ODD as a Two-Dimensional Disorder 
  • Demographic Features
  • Comorbidities
  • ADHD Link to ODD
  • How Does ODD Progress to Conduct Disorder (CD)
  • Adverse Adaptive, Social, and Educational Outcomes from ODD
  • Major Treatments for ODD
  • Goals and Effectiveness of Parent Training for ODD Management
  • Predictors of Success
  • Barkley’s Defiant Children Program Overview

Target Audience

Addiction Counselors, Counselors, Teachers/Educators, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Psychologists, Social Workers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and other Mental Health Professionals

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