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Webinar: Executive Dysfunction: Evaluation, Examples and Intervention

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The session will describe executive functioning, including attention, working memory, flexible thinking and self-control. Assessment and treatment intervention, including executive coaching, will be overviewed. Case examples will be presented so that attendees can apply and generalize information to their own practice. The presentation will include a discussion of how rehabilitation professionals can collaborative with executive coaches and use intervention and progress data. There will be time allocated at the end of the session for questions/answers.

Credits: 1.0 CEs of the following credits have been applied: ABVE, CCMC, CDMS,CLCP-MSCC, CRCC, CVE-CWA-CCAA (Pending Approval)

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Define executive functioning and identify the role of executive function in everyday adaptive skill.
2. Identify means to assess and treat executive function weaknesses.
3. List 3 ways in which executive coaching can be used to improve pediatric independent living skills and future adaptive outcomes.


  • Chris Grouzes

    Chris Grouzesis the Director of Advanced Tutoring Network (which he founded in 2014) and works for the Network as an ADHD/executive function coach, resume-writing and interview
    coach, writing tutor, and speaking coach. Over the seventeen years that he has spent tutoring and coaching, Chris has helped well over a hundred people find comfort and stability in their lives. He loves to communicate with people and help them to appreciate and effectively represent themselves, both in person and on paper. He also teaches English, Public Speaking, and Theatre at Penncrest High School. After graduating from Lock Haven University with a degree in Secondary Education with a minor in Theatre Arts, he earned his M.A. in Communication Studies from West Chester University and has been helping people overcome social and speaking anxiety ever since. He takes pride in promoting an atmosphere for his students, colleagues, and clients that encourages rigor and creativity combined with sincere discussion and cultural perspectives. Self-advocacy, acceptance, and laughter are at the core of his personal philosophy and teaching method.

  • Dr. Kara Schmidt

    Dr. Kara Schmidt (licensed psychologist, certified school psychologist, advanced neuropsychological training) has extensive experience assessing children and adolescents with a wide range of developmental disorders and neurological conditions; this includes children with ADHD, developmental language disorders, nonverbal learning disabilities, dyslexia, autism spectrum and developmental disorders, brain injuries, epilepsy, genetically-based developmental disabilities, and other problems that may affect learning or behavior. Dr. Schmidt has a specialized interest in executive functioning, including assessment, intervention and support services across home, community and school/work settings.

July 8, 2021
Thu 1:00 PM CDT

Duration 1H 0M

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