October 19, 2021 5:00 pm - November 23, 2021 7:00 pm The Niche, Passmore Room, 11 Aberdare Road, WA 6009 Nedlands

Young Adult OnTrac Group Program | commencing Thursday, August 5th to Thursday September 9th | 5pm – 7pm 

OnTrac is a 6-week program for young adults (18 – late 20’s) with ADHD using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in a group setting.

The main objective of the OnTrac program is to provide interventions to young adults with diagnosed ADHD, so that they are better equipped to manage their academic, work and social spheres.

Such interventions are based on CBT principles and incorporate psychoeducation, adaptive thinking and behavioural skills to better cope with day-to-day challenges and better navigate life changes and transitions.

OnTrac comprises of three modules:
  1. Psychoeducation on ADHD – This component of the program provides participants with a mental scaffolding for understanding the source of their recurring difficulties, especially the impact off Executive Functioning (EF) delays
  2. Adaptive Thinking – This builds understanding about how thoughts and feelings can exacerbate ADHD symptoms
  3. Skills Building – This involves learning to use compensatory skills to manage your ADHD
By completing the program, you will be able to:
  • Have a better understanding of your ADHD
  • Think and understand situations (academic, work and social) in an adaptive manner, and
  • Apply new coping skills to your daily challenges

Eligibility

The program is open to all young adults (18 to late – twenties) with diagnosed ADHD.

Facilitators

Psychologist, with special interest in ADHD, in collaboration with Psychology students form UWA.

Time and Place

All sessions are delivered from ADHD WA in Nedlands, weekly on Tuesday’s* from 17:00-19:00 pm for six weeks.

  • Tuesday, October 19th
  • Monday, October 25th
  • Tuesday November 2nd
  • Tuesday November 9th
  • Tuesday 23rd November 

Fees

The cost of the course is $620.

Please note that the course fee is non-refundable, even if clients are unable to attend some sessions.

If the program does not commence due to the lack of participants, the client is fully refunded.

If you have any further questions, please contact the office of 6457 7544 between 9.30 am and 12.30 pm.

Referral

Whilst you do not need a referral to attend, if you feel that you would eligible for a rebate under Medicare Better Access Initiative due to mental health difficulties encountered in managing ADHD symptoms, then you could meet with your GP to discuss your eligibility for a Mental Health Care Plan and obtain a referral under the Better Access Initiative, namely group therapy item number 80120.

You will need to supply your referral letter from a specialist or a mental health plan and referral from a GP for Group Therapy, item no 80120. Participants without referrals are welcome to participate, however, they will be not be entitled to a Medicare Rebate.

Please note, Medicare requirements mean that a rebate only applies with a minimum of 6 and maximum 10 participants. If someone does not attend a session and the number of participants falls below the minimum requirement of 6, no participants are able to claim the Medicare rebate for that session.

Medicare Rebate

Whilst you do not need a referral to attend, for those who have an eligible referral, a receipt will be emailed to each client on attendance at a session. These receipts can be used to claim a Medicare rebate of per session attended. Please note that Medicare rebates cannot be claimed for sessions which the client does not attend.

Please note, Medicare requirements mean that a rebate only applies with a minimum of 6 and maximum 10 participants. If someone does not attend a session and the number of participants falls below the minimum requirement of 6, no participants are able to claim the Medicare rebate for that session.

Private Health Care

If you wish to access your private healthcare cover, please check with your provider if you are entitled to a rebate from your private health insurance policy.

Fee Agreement

Registration and payment mean that I understand that I am expected to pay the course fee in advance of the start of the course, and I am not entitled to a refund for non-attendance. I further understand that receipts for the purpose of claiming Medicare rebates will be issued on a session by session basis, and will not be issued if for any missed sessions. I understand that it is the client’s responsibility to process Medicare claims.