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A Two-Part ADHD Event! ADHD in Children, Teens, and Adults
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ADHD in Children, Teens, and Adults: Assessment and Treatment Approaches. Morning Session with Paul Hammerness, M.D., Update on Pediatric ADHD (3CE) and Afternoon Session with David Keevil, Psy.D., Adolescents and Adults with ADHD: Issues and Approaches in Psychotherapy (3CE). Register for one or both! Each Session: $79 for MPA Members, $59 for Life Members, $39 for Student Members, $99 for Non-Members, $59 for Non-Member Students! Register by 10/25 and receive $10 off any session!

When: Friday, December 1
9:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Courtyard Marriott
75 Felton Street
Marlborough, MA  01752
Presenter: Paul Hammerness, M.D. and David Keevil, Psy.D.
Contact: Lynne Casey
781-263-0080 ext 10
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Friday, December 1st, 2017
The Courtyard Marriott - 75 Felton Street, Marlborough, MA

Morning Session - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Update on Pediatric ADHD (3CE)
Presented by Paul Hammerness, MD

Afternoon Session - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Adolescents and Adults with ADHD: Issues and Approaches in Psychotherapy (3CE)
Presented by David Keevil, Psy.D.



Each Session: $79 for MPA Members, $59 for Life Members, $39 for Student Members
$99 for Non-Members, $59 for Non-Member Students*
(*for correct pricing, non-member students must register using this form)

Register by 10/25 and receive $10 off of each session!

Sustaining Members always receive 50% off!


Morning Session

Update on Pediatric ADHD (3CE)

This session will provide attendees with an update regarding the assessment and treatment of pediatric ADHD from an expert clinician and psychopharmacologist, who is involved in larger efforts to address the needs of the ADHD population at Boston Children’s Hospital and in affiliated primary care practices.


Upon completion of this session, participants will:

Refresh their clinical assessment of a child with ADHD symptoms;

Describe several new medications for ADHD, in context of broad treatment planning;

Describe child psychiatry’s role in efforts to assess and treat ADHD populations in tertiary care center and in primary care settings.


Paul Hammerness, M.D. is Medical Director, Outpatient Psychiatry Service, Boston Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Hammerness completed training in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital. He spent a decade working at MGH in clinical research and teaching, while overseeing an outpatient child psychiatry service at Newton Wellesley Hospital. At MGH Dr. Hammerness’ clinical research was principally on ADHD in children and adults. He has published and lectured locally, nationally and internationally on topics within pediatric psychopharmacology and ADHD. Since joining the BCH Department of Psychiatry in 2014, Dr. Hammerness has provided leadership in the outpatient service, contributing to departmental efforts including the provision of consultation to affiliated pediatric practices in the community and collaborations with other departments on the main campus.  Dr. Hammerness is a dedicated and experienced clinician, teacher and clinical researcher. 


Afternoon Session

Adolescents and Adults with ADHD: Issues and Approaches in Psychotherapy (3CE)

With an emphasis on useful psychotherapeutic approaches and interventions, this session will provide a “deep dive” into the challenges of assessing for and treating ADHD in adolescents and adults. Psychologist David Keevil has over two decades of experience working with people with ADHD, their families, partners, and spouses.


Upon completion of this session, participants will:

List at least 4 common “rule outs” when assessing for ADHD, and discuss the importance of emotional dysregulation;

Summarize and describe three essential “Keys To Treatment”;        

Explain the importance of the acronym M.E.D.S.;

Describe the utility of a multimodal treatment approach, and the role of psychotherapy within it.


David Keevil, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Concord, Massachusetts. Previously he was in full time practice at The Hallowell Center, in Sudbury, Massachusetts; the center is well known as a leader in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, as well as a broad array of mental health and learning issues. Dr. Keevil earned his doctorate from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, and trained at The Cambridge Hospital and The Brookline Center.



This program is sponsored by the Massachusetts Psychological Association.  MPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  MPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Please note that this event must be attended a session in its entirety in order to receive credit.  Partial credit will not be granted, no exceptions.

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Fee minus $30 administrative charge if cancelled 5 or more business days prior to event.  No refund if cancelled less than 5 business days before event. 

This continuing education event is appropriate for psychologists, psychiatrists, licensed social workers and other licensed mental health professionals, though credit is only available to psychologists.  Please contact MPA if you have any questions.


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