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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Understanding ADHD (PSY-365)


Varies (self-study; self-paced). 

Various; distance learning format.

March 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: assess the biological and cultural aspects of ADHD; describe how ADHD and addictions are formed; explore the impacts of learning and mental health issues due to an ADHD diagnosis; analyze the impact that the brain’s cerebellum plays in ADHD; examine the ways to assess the impact of ADHD behaviors; assess the impact of the environment on ADHD; examine the risks and benefits of using medications; identify the steps to create a family-school collaboration; examine how to handle the emotions of ADHD. 


Understanding ADHD (PSY-365) introduces students to the principles of ADHD. Major topics include the ADHD brain and the impacts of the environment, nutrition, and sleep have on symptoms of children with ADHD. Students also learn about the use of medications and how to deal with school and family life.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology (5/21).