April 24th, 2017 in Vancouver, BC, Canada

The TOVA Company is sponsoring an "Attention Deficit Disorders and the T.O.V.A." Workshop in Vancouver, BC, Canada, on Monday, April 24th, 2017.

Who should attend?

If you work with children or adults with attention problems, then this workshop is for you! Whether just starting out, or in the field for years, this workshop will have something applicable for you.

Workshop Objectives

  • Participants will be able to apply or use best practice methods for assessing and treating attention problems.
  • Participants will be able to evaluate and critique diagnostic procedures and interventions of attention problems.
  • Participants will be able to demonstrate or describe the advantages of using objective measures.
  • Participants will be able to describe, utilize, evaluate continuous performance tests, including the T.O.V.A..
  • Participants will learn how to use the T.O.V.A. to assess and monitor interventions.
  • Participants will have opportunity to apply interpretation skills with case examples.

Continuing Education

6.5 Hours of Continuing Education is available for Licensed Psychologists. The TOVA Company is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The TOVA Company maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Registration

Please mail or fax your Workshop Registration Form to us. Although there is no formal registration cutoff time for the workshop, we need to receive your registration at least one week prior to the workshop in order to reserve the necessary space and your meal.

Location

Sandman Hotel Vancouver City Center
180 W Georgia St
Vancouver, BC V6B 4P4
Canada

Phone: +1 604-681-2211

Schedule

8:00 - 8:30 Registration
8:30 - 10:00 Overview of Attention, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Topics include: Overview of Attention, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, DSM IV diagnostic criteria of subtypes, diagnostic procedures for children and adults (including classroom behavior ratings and self- ratings), and treatment interventions, including counseling, medication, and school/workplace consultation.
10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 - 11:30 Overview of Continuous Performance Tests (CPTs)
Topics include: History, description, controversies, and characteristics.
11:30 – 12:30 Break for lunch on your own. No meal provided.
12:30 - 1:30 The Structure, Administration, and Scoring of the Test of Variables of Attention (T.O.V.A.)
Topics include: The development of the Test of Variables of Attention and Test of Variables of Attention-Auditory; test constructs, structure, and norming; administration of the test; scoring procedures. Clinical observations, interpretation rules, interpreting the profile and subtests, use of the School and Home Intervention Reports.
1:30 - 3:00 Interpreting T.O.V.A.s in the Diagnosis and Therapy of Children and Adults
Topics include: Presentation of teaching protocols illustrating diagnostic uses, establishing dosage, and monitoring treatment over time.
3:00 - 3:15 Break
3:15 - 4:15 Interpreting T.O.V.A.s in the Therapy of Children and Adults
(continued)
4:15 - 4:30 Evaluation

Faculty

  • Christopher Holder, M.A., L.M.H.C., CEO of The TOVA Company.

Registration Fee

  • $199 (US) per person.
  • Group and Student discounts available.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

If a registrant cancels 7 days or more prior to the workshop, a refund less $25.00 processing fee per registrant will be issued. No refunds if registrant cancels less than 7 days prior to workshop. If The TOVA Company cancels or reschedules the workshop, a full refund will be issued.

Additional Information:

If you have any questions or special needs, please contact The TOVA Company at 800-729-2886 or 562-594-7700. You can email us at info@thetovacompany.com.

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