New Feature: Post Notifications

February 13, 2015 in Blog, Uncategorized by Robin Stramp

Hello, ADHD Community!

The blog has been quiet for a few months, but now we are back and ready to share more exciting content with you!

Next week, we will be releasing a powerful new “Stories from Inside” entry.  For those who may be new to this blog, “Stories from Inside” offers a platform for participants of the ADHD Corrections Project to share their experiences with ADHD and the criminal justice system. If you aren’t familiar with the ADHD Corrections Project, you can find more information here.

To help you know when these compelling stories and other posts are released, we are pleased to now offer post notifications. If you would like to receive an email when new posts are added to the ADHD Corrections Project blog, please fill out the short form on the left side of this page. If you’re anything like me and have trouble finding things on computer screens, here’s a picture of what you’re looking for:

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We hope you take advantage of this new feature, and please stay tuned for our next post next week!

 

 

Join us this July!

March 14, 2014 in Uncategorized by Kyle Dopfel

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What:
ADDA’s 25th Anniversary International Adult ADHD Conference:
“Celebrating the Progress of the Past and the Promise of the Future”

When:
Thursday, July 24, 2014 7:00 AM – Sunday, July 27, 2014 4:00 PM (Eastern Time Zone)

Where:
Rosen Shingle Creek
9939 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, Florida 32819

Why:
ADDA is rightly famous for its conferences that combine the power of science and human experience for adults with ADHD and ADHD professionals. Nothing comes close to the experience of joining hundreds of adults with AD/HD to:
     ~ Connect with numerous AD/HD specialists and experts;
     ~ Learn about up-to-date procedures and treatments;
     ~ Discover the strategies that work for other AD/HD adults just like you;
     ~ Be yourself, without being judged;
     ~ And make friendships that’ll last a lifetime!


For the conference website with all of the information you need,  click here!


ADDA’s 14th International Adult ADHD Conference

July 22, 2013 in Uncategorized by Kyle Dopfel

The ADDA Conference this past summer was a great success! Hundreds of individuals gathered at the beautiful and impressive Marriott Renaissance Center in Detroit, MI, to learn and share their experiences with ADHD- both personal and professional. In addition to powerful keynote speeches by Ned Hallowell, Rick Green, and Sari Solden, the program featured a number of presentations from members of the ADDA Justice Workgroup.

To view the powerpoint presentations from just a few of our justice representatives, please follow the links below:
Case Study: Insights on the ADHD Incarcerated Adult Population (Kyle Dopfel)
Identification of Persons with ADHD Within US Jails (Dr. Janet Kramer and Dr. Carol Kuprevich)

American Correctional Association Winter Conference

February 11, 2013 in Uncategorized by Kyle Dopfel

ADDA Representatives Dr. Janet Kramer (Co-chair of the ADDA Justice Work Group), Caitlyn Jackson (Project Coordinator of the ADHD Corrections Project), and Kyle Dopfel (ADDA Justice Projects Director) gave a presentation titled Adults with ADHD: Preparing a Correctional System Response at last month’s ACA Winter Conference. The workshop was moderated by Bureau Chief of Correctional Healthcare Services for the state of Delaware, James Welch.

The conference was attended by representatives from hundreds our nation’s correctional institutions. At the conference, we were not only able to share our cause with key players in field, but also participate in a number of fantastic workshops throughout the week and network with fellow attendees.

The full program of conference workshops can be viewed here, via the conference archives of the ACA website.

To view the full powerpoint presentation from our January 27th workshop, click here.

Community Mental Health Conference (Wilmington, DE)

November 17, 2012 in Uncategorized by Kyle Dopfel

Over two hundred attendees participated in the CMH Conference Saturday, November 17, 2012.  ADDA had one of two major organizational displays with informational handouts which were all taken by attendees. Caitlyn Jackson and Kyle Dopfel manned the display and spoke with many of the attendees.

The workshops sponsored by ADDA, Attorney Robert Tudisco’s “High Risk to High Potential” and Dr. Stephanie Sarkis’ “ADHD Through the Lifespan,” were each attended by 30 community people and each had a very responsive audience.

Judicial Round Table (Wilmington, DE)

November 16, 2012 in Uncategorized by Kyle Dopfel

The Judicial Roundtable was developed by ADDA= and its partner in the ADHD Corrections project, the Delaware Center for Justice, in order to begin the discussion with the judiciary of Delaware concerning the impact of ADHD on the judicial system.

The initial goal was to host an educational invitation only conference where specific challenges of ADHD are discussed with the judiciary and national legal and ADHD experts.

The program was attended by over thirty attendees consisting of a mixture of judiciary professionals, ADDA and DCJ staff and five probation and parole officers including the chief probation officer for Delaware. The moderator was Superior Court Judge Jan Jurden; welcome was by Joanna Champney the current Associate Director of the Delaware Center for Justice, and the speakers were Judge David Admire; Robert Tudisco, Esq.; and Stephanie Sarkis, PhD. Caitlyn Jackson, the LVC coordinator for the ADDA/DCJ Corrections Project provided a brief description of the project and its outcomes to date.

 

Program:

A Welcome from the Delaware Center for Justice

Opening Remarks
The Honorable Judge Jurden

“A New Approach for the Criminal Justice System”
The Honorable Judge David Admire

“When ADHD Goes Bad: Strategies to Reduce Recidivism in the Juvenile/Criminal Justice Systems”
Robert Tudisco, Esquire

“You Don’t Grow Out of it: ADHD Across the Lifespan”
Dr. Stephanie Sarkis, PhD

Overview of the ADHD Corrections Project
Caitlyn Jackson

Q&A

League of Women Voters (New Castle County, DE)

October 15, 2012 in Uncategorized by ADDAJustice

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Dr. Janet Kramer and Caitlyn Jackson of ADDA’s Justice Committee gave a presentation titled “ADHD and its Impact on the Justice System” at the October meeting of the League of Women Voters of New Castle County, Delaware