Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Psychosocial Treatment for ADHD: Past, Present, and Future

Linda Pfiffner, PhD
Professor in Residence
Director, Hyperactivity, Attention and Learning Problems Program
Department of Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, learners will:

  • Understand historical trends in evidence-based psychosocial treatments for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Understand the rational behind key components of the Child Life and Attention Skills (CLAS) and the Collaborative Life Skills (CLS) programs, two school-home behavioral interventions for ADHD
  • Be familiar with evidence supporting CLAS and CLS, and recent dHealth efforts to enhance dissemination and sustainability of treatments


Remote live streaming locations:

  • UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland: 5275 Claremont Ave.
  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Bldg. 5, Room 6B30


Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience only.

To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

LP-190 Auditorium
401 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143