Dr. Jane E. Indergaard

Associate Professor Nursing

Dr. Jane Indergaard is an associate professor of nursing at Concordia College, in Moorhead, MN and a licensed registered nurse in ND and MN. She teaches theory and clinical in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Advanced Adult Health Critical Care Nursing, Nursing Research & Evidence-based Practice, and Fundamentals of Nursing. She has been involved in global health initiatives and development for advancing nursing practice, nursing education, and behavioral health care outreach for programs in Africa and China and a co-leader for undergraduate interdisciplinary exploration of behavioral health service research and delivery, in the United Kingdom. Her current research and clinical interests focus on the design, application, and implementation of Psychoeducational (PE) programming into provider treatment for ADHD.  

Dr. Indergaard is a long-standing provider of education, advocacy and outreach for individuals living with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). She is the local co-founder of the award-winning Red River Valley CHADD, an affiliate of the national organization Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. She is a frequent regional speaker on ADHD and part of a nationally touring expert panel presenting on the underdiagnosis of ADHD in women. In addition to the development and delivery of multiple psychoeducational program series on ADHD for parents, teachers and adults living with ADHD, she serves as a certified CHADD Parent to Parent teacher and teacher trainer. She is a proud graduate of the inaugural Chris Ziegler Dendy Executive Function Training Camp and member of the national network of Dendy-trained ADHD advocates. 

Dr. Indergaard has presented and provided training at the International Conference on ADHD, the Southeast Regional (University of Alabama) and ADDA Houston ADHD conferences, and the Annual International Conference for the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA). Her most recent work, The Impact of ADHD on Non-affected Siblings, garnered attention. Following a presentation at the January LDA International Conference in New Orleans, she was invited to present at several conferences and speaker series across the country and most recently asked to join thirty-four leading experts in ADHD for the 7th Annual ADHD Parent’s Palooza to be aired online July 28-30, 2022. She will be presenting at the 3rd Southern African Multidisciplinary ADHD Congress in September of 2022. 

Credentials/Degrees:

Emergency Trauma Nurse Specialist (E-TNS), Maricopa County Trauma Certification Program

Certified teacher and Parent Training Instructor for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

DNP, Capella University, Minneapolis
Concentration: Transformational Leadership Clinical Practice
DNP Clinical Project: Implementation of Family Psychoeducation as an intervention in the treatment of ADHD
 

MS, Nursing, University of North Dakota
Thesis: Nurses’ and Patients’ Perceptions of Meeting Psychosocial Needs in the Intensive Care Unit  

BS, Nursing, University of North Dakota

Expertise:

Trauma and Emergency Critical Care Nursing, Behavioral Health, ADHD and Psychoeducational Program development, and training.

Scholarship:

Recent Professional Podium and Panel Presentations

International 

  • Indergaard, J., Didier, J. (2022). Siblings, Self-Care and ADHD. It's a Family Thing. Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) 59th Annual International Conference. January 28, 2022. New Orleans, LA.  
  • Indergaard, J., Didier, J. (2021). Underdiagnosis and Treatment of Girls and Women with ADHD – A   National Challenge.  Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) 58th Annual International Conference.  Virtual:  February 20, 2021 
  • Indergaard, J., Hughes, R., Indergaard, M., Duyrea, K., Duyrea, C. (2019). Expert Panel- The Underdiagnosis of ADHD in Girls and Women.  2019 Annual International Conference On ADHD, Nov. 9, 2019, Philadelphia, PA.   

National 

  • Indergaard, J., Didier, J. (2022). Siblings. Invited to present at Online Expert Speakers Conference for the ADHD Parents' Palooza. Taped interview for showing on July 28-30. International distribution. 

Regional 

  • Didier, J., Indergaard, J. (2022). Strategies to Address the Under-diagnosis of ADHD in Women and Girls. Alabama Parent Education Center (APEC) Virtual Conference: Raising the Standards. May 18, 2022. Live Virtual – Professional Invitation to present
  • Indergaard, J., Didier, J. (2022). Siblings, Self-Care and ADHD: It's a Family thing. LDA Illinois Janet Lerner Memorial Parent Speaker Series, May 16, 2022. LDA Illinois. Live Virtual – Professional Invitation to present
  • Indergaard, J., Didier, J. (2022). Siblings, Self-Care and ADHD. It's a Family Thing. ADHDKC: Parent Talk. Live Virtual: April 12, 2022 – Professional Invitation to present
  • Indergaard, J. (2021). The Underdiagnosis of ADHD in Women and Girls: Awareness and Action. Virtual Presentation- Concordia Graduate and Continuing Studies:  Fall 2020 Mental Health Conference. October 22, 2021.
  • Hughes, R., Duryea, K., Indergaard, J., Soileau, T., Soileau, L., Duyrea, C., Rutkiewicz, M. (2020). Opening Keynote Address:  Panel Member: Strategies to Address the Underdiagnosis of ADHD In Women and Girls. 12th Annual Southeast Regional ADHD Conference, January 23, 2020, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL. 

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Professional Activities and Service:

Coordinator, Red River Valley Satellite of CHADD (2009-present)
(Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder). Responsible for coordinating all aspects of the satellite (local affiliate) to include development, instruction, and facilitation for Educational Support Classes; Discussion Support Groups for Families/Caregivers, Adults with ADHD, Fathers of Children with ADHD, and College Students with ADHD; Public Workshops and Seminars; Private In-Service Classes, Primary and Secondary Educational Consultation. Responsible for development, marketing, notification, programming, communication, outreach, advocacy, and teaching. Development of instructional materials and presentations on a variety of aspects of the science, treatment, and management of the challenges of ADHD. Education, Networking, Outreach, and Marketing to target groups – Providers, Educators, Educational Administrators, Adults with ADHD, Caregivers of Children with ADHD.

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Dr. Jane E. Indergaard

Associate Professor ISC – 156D