Date of Paper

5-2012

Type of Paper

Clinical research paper

Degree Name

Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)

Department

Social Work

First Advisor

Jeong-Kyun Choi

Abstract

In order to prevent further psychosocial problems for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD), including disruptive behaviors in the classroom and problems with substance use disorders (SUD), research is needed to determine the effectiveness of interventions and strategies that can be utilized to serve children with ADHD. This research study proposes to investigate the perception of teachers and school social workers about the effectiveness of multi-modal strategies on disruptive behavior of children with ADHD in the classroom setting. Additionally, this research study proposes to examine teachers and school social workers perceptions of ADHD, in relation to SUD.

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