Self-Efficacy and ADHD. Speaker: Misty Sommers-Tackett. KENT STATE UNIVERSITY firstname.lastname@example.org. Self-Efficacy and ADHD. What is ADHD?. How can I use this information?!. How are these related?. What is Self-Efficacy?. What research says…. What is Self-Efficacy?.
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Speaker: Misty Sommers-Tackett
KENT STATE UNIVERSITYmlsommer@kent.edu
What is ADHD?
How can I use this information?!
How are these related?
What is Self-Efficacy?
What research says…
It is the expectation that one can master a situation, and produce a positive outcome
Disorder that impairs children in learning and social behaviors.
Comorbidity with Major Depression. 26 % risk among ADHD children by Young adulthood.
**Comorbidity is higher in boys than in girls.
People develop Self Efficacy from 4 main sources:
Concept of Mastery Experiences: if you master one task, there is a better chance of being successful at other similar tasks. (It is important to note here that the mastery experience must be attributed to themselves… not luck, or chance, or others help.)
*** If ADHD children are experiencing more failures than others in class due to their disorder symptoms, then won’t their self-efficacy be lower than children without disorders?
Now, how many of you…
How many of you…
Hmmm…Level of Self-Efficacy + interest = odds of participation?
The Emotion of interest
Fuzzy dart test – skill test, try to hit target with dart at various distances.
Self-Efficacy and LD Study
5 strategies for Enhancing Self-Efficacy
WHO can use this information…
Utilize books and projects created specially for these issues:
Publisher Sopris-West has books adapted from the author Louis L’amour that start out exciting and are reading level appropriate.They are revised to help a student feel confident/successful, without embarassing them about reading books for ‘little kids’.
Barkley, R. A., Edwards, G., Laneri, M., Fletcher, K., Metevia, L. (2001) The Efficacy of Problem-Solving Communication Training Alone, Behavior Management Training Alone, and Their Combination for Parent–Adolescent Conflict in Teenagers With ADHD and ODD, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Volume: 69, Issue: 6, 926-941.