“Six Super Skills to Build Executive Functioning in Adults with ADHD” [Video Replay & Podcast #359]

Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#359), download the slide presentation, and learn how to get a certificate of attendance for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on June 15, 2021.

Episode Description

Executive functioning is the ability to plan, to take action rather than procrastinate, to consider multiple possibilities when solving problems, and to stay focused. This webinar will review the latest research on improving executive functions by increasing attention, motivation, and positive moods in adults with ADHD. Dr. Lara Honos-Webb will discuss the emerging science of attention management and the six super skills that unlock stronger executive function:

  • finding strengths
  • setting goals
  • chunking goals
  • boosting motivation
  • managing mood
  • finding focus to improve EFs.

In this webinar, you will learn how to focus on completing tasks, how to avoid distractions, and how to do the following:

  • Identify the six super skills to build executive functioning
  • Employ the eight research-supported interventions for increasing attention
  • Find strengths and interests for increasing attention and emotional regulation
  • Tweak your mindset to overcome procrastination
  • Use self-talk strategies to limit screen time and increase motivation

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Obtain a Certificate of Attendance

If you attended the live webinar on June 15, 2021, watched the video replay, or listened to the podcast, you may purchase a certificate of attendance option (cost: $10). Note: ADDitude does not offer CEU credits. Click here to purchase the certificate of attendance option »

Meet the Expert Speaker:

Lara Honos-Webb, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist licensed in California. She is author of Six Super Skills for Executive Functioning: Tools to Help Teens Improve Focus, Stay Organized, and Reach Their Goals (2020), Brain Hacks, The Gift of ADHD, The Gift of ADHD Activity Book, The Gift of Adult ADD, The ADHD Workbook for Teens, and Listening to Depression. Her work has been featured in USA Today, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, The Chicago Tribune, and more. Honos-Webb completed a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco, and has been an assistant professor for graduate students. She has published 26 scholarly articles. Her website is www.addisagift.com.|See expert’s full bio »

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Listener Testimonials

“Great seminar. Really impactful because the presenter explained the ‘whys’ and how to make changes that you can use today.”

“The question and answer section was very informative and the speaker was excellent. She did a great job providing in depth information in an easy to understand manner.”

“Great speaker. I got some very helpful ideas for how to address daily struggles.”

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