Increasing attention is being paid to the wide-ranging effects of ADHD on relationships across various contexts, such as with family, friends, spouses and romantic partners, and in work and school settings. Social capital is a useful idea of viewing relationships as akin to accounts we share with others. The idea is that we make deposits and withdrawals from accounts. This webinar will present the notion of social capital, review the social role of executive functions as well as behaviors (including nonverbals) and emotions that operate as the “social glue,” and their relevance for adult ADHD in relationships. Coping strategies will focus on common sources of criticism by others, how adults with ADHD might undervalue their social capital with others, and emphasize coping strategies for ADHD that are relevant for social life and making the most of your investment of you capital and strengths.
- Summarize the idea of social capital and the two main relationship vectors.
- Identify the most common source of criticism in social settings faced by adults with ADHD that was identified in a recent study.
- Name at least one coping strategy to use to improve or more effectively use your social capital.
- Lectures 3
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 76 minutes
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 98
- Assessments Yes
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