Resources & Research

ADHD Education Day for Parents

posted March 14, 2018

The next ADHD Education Day for Parents by the ADHD Provincial Program at BC Children’s Hospital is on Wednesday May 2nd 2018.  It is free to attend and open to any caregiver who has a child or teen with ADHD. Parents and caregivers must register to attend on the PHSA Learning Hub. Please see instructions below on how to register:

  1. Go to this link (from any computer or browser)
  2. Click on “View Sessions” then “Register”
  3. Sign up for a learning hub account using an email account. Please note only one person can register per email account. Each person who wishes to attend must register with their own email account.
  4. Search for ADHD Education Day for Parents
  5. Click on next session and register.

Please note, if caregivers have any problems registering, they should contact the PHSA Learning Hub directly (contact information on their site).

Please feel free to pass this information on to any caregiver who has a child or teen with ADHD, who may be interested in attending.

The ADHD Centre for Treatment Services (ACTS)

posted February 27, 2018

The ADHD Centre for Treatment Services (ACTS) situated on the North Shore provides ADHD treatment for children, teens, adults, couples and families.

Free parenting support group

posted October 24, 2015

UBC Peer Relationships Lab is offering a free parenting support group for parents of children (6-11 years old) with ADHD and poor social skills. Parents will learn about helping their child build friendships. Groups meet in East Vancouver one evening per week. Free child care is available, and participating families receive money for completion of study measures. For information, contact us at peerlab@psych.ubc.ca604-822-8756, or

Dr. Charlotte Johnston’s UBC Parenting Lab
Psychology Department, University of British Columbia


The Online Parenting Study examines how parents think about child behavior and how these thoughts relate to child and parent behavior. 

Who's needed: Parents of boys aged 6-12 with or without attentional problems.
What's involved: Parents will complete computer questionnaires, two computer tasks, and a phone

Interview on parenting and child behaviour. Parents are able to complete the study at any time convenient for them from their own home or anywhere with phone access and internet connection! 
How long does it take: Approximately 1.5 hours
Compensation: Parents will receive up to $25 for participating in our study. Parents receive $15 for participating in the computer portion of our study and $10 for the phone interview. 

UBC Parenting Lab
Psychology Department
University of British Columbia
2136 West Mall
Vancouver, BC
V6T 1Z4

Lab phone: 604-822-9037

The ADHD PARENT PROGRAM office is located at:
Family and Community Enhancement Services (FACES)
3rd Floor-2750 East Hastings Street Vancouver, BC  V5K 1Z9
Phone# (604) 675-3896