This blended learning module allows you to reflect critically and guide your practice in the management of children, adolescents and adults with ADHD.
The SEN Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a challenging and stimulating blended learning course delivered by the internationally recognised Dyscovery Centre. The Dyscovery Centre offers assessment and assistance to children and adults with living and learning difficulties such as ADHD.
The Masters level 30 Credit module is accessible through blended learning which includes a combination of face-to-face teaching at the University of South Wales and e-learning. This offers you the opportunity to meet for four training days, receive information via the website and have telephone and email support and discussion.
There is growing awareness of ADHD in the UK and internationally. The SEN ADHD course will guide all those providing support, including members of CAMHS teams, Allied Health Professionals (AHP) and paediatricians to understand the diagnosis and treatments for ADHD and gain the skills to work in this field.
Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto with an average of 6.0-6.9, Aprobado or above
English language qualifications:
GCSE pass in English at Grade C or above
IELTS with an average overall score 6.5 with at least a 5.5 in each component
TOEFL IBT minimum score 88
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): exams taken from January 2015 – overall score of 176 with at least 162 in each component; exams taken before January 2015 – Grade C and no less than borderline in each skill
Trinity College English Language qualifications: ISE III Pass for postgraduate taught courses and research applications
City and Guild’s IESOL/ISESOL tests at expert and mastery levels (C2 and C1) for the majority of postgraduate programmes
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) with a minimum of 67 points in each elemen
Don’t worry if you do not meet these requirements, we run a number of courses to prepare you for academic studies.
You are required to critically reflect on the challenges of interdisciplinary working, as well as the issues of comorbidity that are evident among individuals with ADHD, and how these may impact on the identification and assessment processes.
You are expected to undertake reading from a wide range of sources to develop your understanding and to reflect upon current practice from the evidence base presented.The content of this module allows you to reflect critically and to guide your practice in the management of children, adolescents and adults with ADHD.
The module considers methods and models of management and intervention in the field of ADHD and considers the overlap with other related disorders. The course examines the effective working practices in this field.
Learning and teaching methods
This course is delivered through blended learning and will include four days of direct teaching time, plus online learning. The attendance at the four days of direct teaching is essential.
Students may wish to progress to an MA Education and Linked Named Awards programme at the University of South Wales or to undertake research in the field of developmental disorders.
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