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John T. Mitchell, PhD

Speaker Affiliation
John T. Mitchell, PhD
Assistant Professor
Duke ADHD Program
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

: Mindfulness-Based Therapy for Adults with ADHD Part 1
Activity/Course #:
: Free
Release/Start Date:
: May 19 2017
Expiration Date:
: May 18 2020
: Psychiatry
Target Audience:
: Primary Care Providers
: ADHD Dissemination Webcast
Estimated Time To Complete CME Activity:
: 1.0 Hour
: 1.0 AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)
Hardware/Software Requirements:
In this 65 minute presentation by John Mitchell, PhD, you will learn the history of overall Behavior Therapy and the more specific development of Mindfulness Based Therapy (MBT) for ADHD and other conditions. You will learn the evidence basis for the efficacy of MBT as a legitimate treatment choice in your toolkit for ADHD, derived from previous research. You will be exposed to the overall approach in introducing MBT to your ADHD patients, whether you choose to refer them to third-party programs, or begin to deliver all or portions of this program yourself.

Learning Objectives
After completing this activity, the reader should be better able to:

  1. Describe the evolution of Mindfulness Based Therapy (MBT) in waves of development in overall Behavior Therapy.
  2. Share the evidence-basis and efficacy of MBT with fellow clinicians and patients.
  3. Describe an MBT program to your ADHD patients, how it can help them, and refer them to outside programs as an adjunct to therapies used in your practice.

This webcast was recorded live and is being used with the permission of the presenter.

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  4. A minimum passing score of 60% must be earned on the post-test in order to complete the CME activity.
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National Association for Continuing Education
Accreditation Designation Statement
The National Association for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The National Association for Continuing Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty Disclosure Policy
Policy on Faculty and Provider Disclosure: It is the policy of the National Association for Continuing Education to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the National Association for Continuing Education are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships. Faculty disclosure is provided below.

John T. Mitchell, PhD, Speaker, has the following relationships to disclose: serves as a Principal Investigator for NIDA/NIAIDS and APSARD; Author for New Harbinger Press and grant recipient from APSARD grants as Pond Family Foundation.

Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D., Activity Planning Committee, has the following relationships to disclose: co-owner of Specialty Press, Inc. and Health Link Systems, Inc.

Jonathan Marx, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Michelle Frisch, MPH, CCHCP, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Alan Goodstat, LCSW, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Cheryl C. Kay, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.
Commercial Support
ADHD in Adults was originally supported by a generous grant from the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ).

Continued support was provided by an independent medical educational grant from Shire and an educational grant from Arbor Pharmaceuticals.