Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD)

Guidance for Uncertain Times: Tips to Help You Manage and Avoid Family Conflicts

April 17, 2020

Podcast Transcript: 
https://chadd.org/podcasts/guidance-for-uncertain-times-tips-to-help-you-manage-and-avoid-family-conflicts/  

Summary: 
Families coping with ADHD may experience conflicts due to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. Parents need to manage their own stress levels to avoid or decrease the conflicts among their children, especially if there are teens at home. Dr. Margaret Sibley, PhD, offers strategies and tips for parents to help manage and avoid potential conflicts.  

Margaret H. Sibley, PhD: 
Dr. Margaret Sibley is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children's Research Institute. Dr. Sibley’s work focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in adolescents and young adults. She has authored or co-authored over 80 scientific papers on ADHD and published a book with Guilford Press on treating executive functioning and motivation deficits in teens. She is a member of the CHADD professional advisory board.  

Learning Objectives: 
1.  How ADHD impacts conflict at home during COVID-19 
2.  Strategies for families to decrease conflict 
3.  How to manage stress as a parent 
4.  Strategies for managing sibling conflict 
5.  How to handle teenagers during COVID-19

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