Media

Upcoming Events

Promoting Long-Term Success for Children and Youth With Oppositional, Defiant, and Explosive Behaviours

ADHD 360°: Optimizing Success with ADHD

In the News

I have been featured in the news related to various issues. Each are featured with a news clip and podcast:

Teens and physical distancing during COVID

Understanding the Teenage Brain

Helping parents understand ADHD

Caroline on Global News: Where’s the teen urgency?

Supporting Siblings of Children with Disabilities

Publications

You might also be curious about some of the publications I’ve contributed to over the years, and some of the papers I wrote about ADHD and Anxiety in Children.

I’ll warn you that these are not light Sunday morning reading, but they will give you an idea of the work I’ve done so I can better help parents raise amazing kids!

Buzanko, C. (2017). Understanding parents’ experiences of their child’s assessment process. Child Care in Practice.

Buzanko, C., & Andrews, J. (2015). School-based interventions for children diagnosed with ADHD. The Inclusive Educator Journal.

Hoey, F., Buzanko, C., & Seeger, S. (2015). Diversity education: Book review. The Inclusive Educator Journal.

Book Contributions

Buzanko, C. (2011). Working beyond the diagnosis: Respecting the bigger picture. In J. Andrews & P. Istvanffy (Eds.) Exceptional Life Journeys: Personal stories about Childhood Disorder. Burlington, MA: Elsevier.  

Invited Guest-Lectures

Buzanko, C. (2017-2020). ADHD is awesome: Promoting the assets of ADHD. Workshop presented for Community Education Service, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB.

Buzanko, C. (2017-2020). Demystifying ADHD and supporting youth effectively. Workshop presented for Community Education Service, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB.

Buzanko, C. (2017). ADHD assessment: Working collaboratively with families to promote positive outcomes. Workshop presented for Community Education Service, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB.

Buzanko, C. (2017). Diagnosing ADHD: Conducting valid, comprehensive, and collaborative assessments. Workshop presented for the Washington State Association of School Psychologists’ professional development webinar series.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Presentations

Buzanko, C. (2017). Working collaboratively with families to support children with ADHD. Workshop presented for the University of Victoria’s Child & Youth Care in Action V: Embracing Challenge, Victoria, B.C.

Buzanko, C. (2017). Demystifying ADHD and promoting student resiliency. Presentation accepted for 3rd International Conference on Mental Health and Human Resilience, London, UK.

Buzanko, C. (2017). Understanding ADHD for effective intervention. Workshop presented for Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Andrews, J. & Buzanko, C. (2016). Parents lived experience of the assessment process that resulted in their child’s diagnosis of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Presentation for Praxis Fur Kinder-und Jugendpsychiatrie and Psychotherapie, Berlin, Germany.

Buzanko, C. (2016). Demystifying the alphabet soup of ADHD for intervention. Workshop presented at the National Association of School Psychologist’s Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Buzanko, C. (2015). Effective school-based interventions for students diagnosed with ADHD. Workshop presented at the National Association of School Psychologist’s Convention, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

Buzanko, C. (2014). Conducting valid assessments in the diagnosis of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Workshop presented at the National Association of School Psychologist’s Convention, Orlando, FL.

Buzanko, C. (2014). Communicating effectively with parents throughout their child’s diagnostic assessment. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Vancouver, B.C.

Buzanko, C. (2014). Diagnosing ADHD: Conducting valid and comprehensive assessments. Workshop presented at the National Association of School Psychologist’s Convention, Washington, D.C.

Buzanko, C. (2013). Communicating effectively with parents throughout their child’s diagnostic assessment. Paper accepted for presentation at the 3rd Global Conference: Communication and Conflict, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Buzanko, C. (2013). Conducting valid assessments in diagnosing ADHD. Workshop presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Quebec City, Quebec.

Buzanko, C. (2013). Designing effective interventions for students with ADHD. Workshop presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Quebec City, Quebec.

Buzanko, C. (2012). The ADHD brain: Helping students succeed in school. Paper presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Halifax. Nova Scotia.

Buzanko, C. (2012). An imposter’s pursuit of success: An ongoing saga. Paper presented as part of a symposium at the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association’s Annual Conference, Calgary, AB.

Buzanko, C. (2012). ADHD and executive functions: Designing effective interventions. Paper presented at the National Association of School Psychologist’s Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

Buzanko, C. (2009). Overcoming roadblocks to program evaluation. Paper presented as part of a symposium at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Montreal, Quebec.

Buzanko, C. (2009). Supporting siblings of children with autism. Paper presented at the Canadian Counselling Association Conference, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Buzanko, C., Gray, M., MacQuarrie, N., McCormick, J., Shklanka, G., Thompson, C., & Zdrazilova, L. (2009). An experiential learning course in program evaluation: A discussion on strengths and challenges. Paper presented as part of a symposium at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Montreal, Quebec.

Thompson, C., MacQuarrie, N., Zdrazilova, L., & Buzanko, C. (2009). An evaluation of the Changeways Core Program in a community setting. Paper presented as part of a symposium at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Montreal, Quebec.

Buzanko, C. (2009). Supporting siblings of children with autism. Poster presented at the Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Montreal, Quebec

Thompson, C., MacQuarrie, N., Zdrazilova, L., & Buzanko, C. (2009). An evaluation of the Changeways Core Program in a community setting. Paper presented at the Faculty of Education Research Conference, Calgary, AB.

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons