Assessing ADHD in the Schools
by George J. DuPaul & Gary Stoner
Watch expert ADHD clinicians bring a multi-method approach to assessing ADHD in a school setting.

Part of the 2-video series: ADHD in the Classroom: Assessment and Intervention
Meet Todd, a 3rd grade student who has been leaving his teacher at wit's end. He can’t sit still, distracts his peers, and has trouble completing assignments, leading his teacher to suspect that he might be suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. As his teacher begins the assessment process, leading authority on ADHD, Dr. Russell Barkley, offers some words of wisdom, and George DuPaul and Gary Stoner walk us through each step in their multi-method approach. You’ll watch interviews with Todd’s parents and the school psychologist, as well as meetings with a team of experts from the school, who collaborate to come to a diagnosis and treatment plan.

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From watching this video, you will:

• Learn step-by-step how to assess a student for ADHD in a school setting using multiple methods.
• Get real and practical information about ADHD, the complications of assessment, and the importance of accurate diagnosis.
• See how to effectively collaborate with an assessment team, which may include family, teachers, school administrators, and mental health practitioners.

Length of video: 00:40:00

Number of Discs: 1

English subtitles available on: Stream

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Individual ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-111-9

Individual ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-111-5

Group ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-112-7

Group ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-112-2

George J. DuPaul, PhD, is a professor of school psychology and coordinator of the school psychology program at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. He is the author of ADHD Rating Scale IV: Checklists, Norms, and Clinical Interpretation and co-author of ADHD in the Schools: Assessment and Intervention Strategies.




Gary Stoner, PhD, is an associate professor and director of the school psychology program at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is the coeditor of Interventions for Achievement and Behavior Problems, and co-author of ADHD in the Schools: Assessment and Intervention Strategies.



CE credits: 7

Learning Objectives:

  • Use multiple methods to assess students for ADHD.
  • Describe the complications involved in the assessment of ADHD in a school setting.
  • Apply an interdisciplinary approach by collaborating with a school-based assessment team.
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