Children with ADHD often present challenging and disruptive behaviors at home. The Parent Education (Part I) & Behavioral Strategies (Part II) workshops compose part of three components for the treatment of ADHD currently offered by the UC Davis MIND Institute ADHD Program (the other components are medication therapy, and school guidance).

The goals of the Parent Education Workshops include improved parent-child interaction, creating a more structured and predictable home environment, and better home-school coordination. Some topics include academic rights of children with ADHD, understanding pharmacological treatment and medication, behavior management, and emotional regulation strategies.

The workshops are intended for parents/guardians with a child with an ADHD diagnosis that is between the ages of 4-11. The workshops are offered twice a year (Spring and Fall) and each session is held once a week for six weeks, 75 minutes in length. The registration fee is $40.00 per session and currently the workshops are not billable to insurance.

The workshop is not geared towards families in crisis as families would be better served in a therapeutic crisis intervention modality and a higher level of care.

 

 

Currently we offer a 10-week workshop that includes Psycho Education (Part I) & Behavior Strategies (Part II):

• Cycle 1: Oct 4, 2022 - Dec 13, 2022 from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
• Cycle 2: Jan 10, 2023 - Mar 14, 2023 from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
• Cycle 3: Mar 21, 2023 - May 23, 2023 from 10-11:30 a.m.

Psychoeducation (Part I)
Week 1 - Introductions and the ADHD Journey 
Week 2 - Understanding ADHD/ Multimodal Treatment
Week 3 - Academic Rights of Children with ADHD/ Executive Functioning
Week 4 - Environmental/Academic Strategies  
Week 5 - Understanding Pharmacological Treatment and Medication 

Behavioral Strategies (Part II)
Week 6 - Setting the Tone & Reconnecting: Praise and Special Time 
Week 7 - Self-Care and Mindfulness 
Week 8 - Behavior Management/Behavioral Plans
Week 9 - Emotional Regulation Strategies 
Week 10 - Social Skill Strategies/Wrap up 

Referrals for services may be made one of two ways:

  1. If families are receiving services at the MIND Institute or the Child Behavioral Health Center, you may have your current treating practitioner/evaluator make an "in-house" referral to Dr. Stanislavsky.
  2. If your child has an ADHD diagnosis, and has not been evaluated by a MIND Institute clinician or by Child Behavioral Health, please contact Dr. Stanislavsky at rstanislavsky@ucdavis.edu or Nicki Rodriguez at nsrodriguez@ucdavis.edu.
For specific questions about clinic services, contact Romina Stanislavsky (groups are appropriate for parents with children ages 4-11), contact Romina Stanislavsky, Ph.D. at 916-734-4033 or rstanislavsky@ucdavis.edu.

ADHD Parent Workshop Team


Romina Stanislavsky, Ph.D.Romina Stanislavsky, Ph.D. Psychologist 

Romina Stanislavsky, Ph.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist at the MIND Institute UC Davis currently providing psychological intakes and assessments at the Massie Clinic. Dr. Stanislavsky also co-leads the Social Skills Training Program, Parent Group and the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Parent Group.