The ADHD Project is designed for incarcerated individuals and starts with ADHD Education -Neuroscience. Brain Science. Education that introduces the relationship of brain function and behavior. To encourage success, separate ADHD Education is available for approved staff interested in the Brain Science behind the behavior. Program Development is site specific and focuses on regulatory compliance.
It isn't unusual for people without ADHD to occasionally experience some symptoms of ADHD. It is only a problem when your usual bag of tricks stops working for you and everyday life interferes with your function. Using a strengths based approach based on the Principals of Positive Psychology and Co-Active Coaching, I work with healthy individuals who need a fresh pair of eyes.
Dr Battinelli received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Adelphi University.
From 2008 - 2015 Dr Battinelli worked as a psychologist in corrections. During that time she saw many individuals who were incarcerated because of underlying executive function challenges; challenges that led to poor judgment and impulsive behavior. And there was the Opioid Crisis.
It seemed that many inmates who used illiegal opioates had what would be considered a paradoxical reaction. These individuals did not experience drowsiess, instead these individuals felt like they could function - until the drug wore off,..
In 2014, The Attention Deficit Disorder Association published a White Paper -ADHD in Corrections and piloted The Delaware Corrections Project. (see below)
The ADHD Project is inspired by that program and focuses on brain science education...