George DuPaul

Dr. George DuPaul, Ph.D.


Assessment of ADHD in College Students (1.5 CE/CPD)


(Wednesday), September 27, 2023, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CDT  Click here to register.


Following a brief overview of ADHD symptom presentation and impairment in the college student population, this webinar will describe (a) the purpose and goals of ADHD assessment in this age group, (b) the assessment process, (c) multi-component and multi-respondent assessment measures, and (d) interpretation guidelines. The webinar will conclude with discussion of challenges to assessing ADHD in college students (e.g., inclusion of parent and collateral informant reports, feigning of ADHD).


Dr. George DuPaul is a Professor of School Psychology and Associate Dean for Research at Lehigh University. Dr. DuPaul's primary research interests are school-based assessment and treatment of disruptive behavior disorders, pediatric school psychology, and assessment and treatment of college students with ADHD. His publications include over 190 journal articles and book chapters on assessment and treatment of ADHD, as well as the coauthored ADHD in the Schools, Third Edition, and ADHD Rating Scale–5 for Children and Adolescents. He is the recipient of the Senior Scientist Award from Division 16 (School Psychology) of the American Psychological Association and was named to the Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD) Hall of Fame in 2008. Dr. DuPaul secured a grant that examines the effects of face-to-face and online behavioral parent education for children at-risk for ADHD.

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After this presentation, the learner will be able to:
  1. Describe the primary purpose and overall process of assessing ADHD in college students.
  2. Identify reliable and valid measures of ADHD symptoms and related impairment for use with college students.
  3. Describe how to interpret data in the diagnostic assessment of ADHD in college students..
  4. List several challenges associated with the assessment of ADHD in college students.