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Jeffrey Halperin, PhD

Speaker Affiliation
Jeffrey Halperin, PhD
Department of Psychology
Queens College
City University of New York
New York, New York

: Altering Long-Term Trajectory of ADHD
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 51 minute presentation, Jeffrey Halperin, PhD describes the development of ADHD symptoms throughout the lifespan, what we know about the interplay between environment and genetics, and how the environment can be used to alter long-term trajectory of ADHD, evidenced by reduced symptomatology.

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

  1. Describe the best time to detect and treat ADHD.
  2. Discuss the inter-play between genetics and the environment in the development of ADHD symptoms.
  3. Identify brain development and its relationship to ADHD.
  4. Describe the role of games and exercises in improving ADHD symptomatology.

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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Sponsored and Certified By
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.

Jeffrey Halperin, PhD, Speaker, has no relationships to disclose.

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.