Upcoming Selective Mutism Workshop

Helping Children Overcome Selective Mutism

A Skills-Training Workshop

Friday October 25, 2019 - Guelph, Ontario

What Will I Learn?

Through participation in this one-day workshop, attendees will be provided:

  • An overview of the available literature on selective mutism, with information regarding its prevalence, etiology, course, comorbid conditions, prognosis, and approaches to intervention

  • Highlights of the assessment process and other relevant issues/conditions (e.g., other mental health issues; speech & language issues)

  • An opportunity to explore school-related issues including obstacles to academic evaluation

  • An introduction to a school-based collaborative intervention that approaches selective mutism as an anxiety-based condition and places an emphasis on behavioural principles (e.g., exposure training)

  • A step-by-step intervention guide detailing the steps to setting up an intervention for the child with selective mutism, and general information regarding the management of related anxiety

  • An opportunity to apply workshop materials to case studies through small group exercises & large group discussions

Who Should Attend?

 

  • Mental Health Professionals (e.g., Psychologists; Social Workers)

  • Teachers & School Personnel

  • Speech & Language Pathologists

  • Early Childhood Educators

  • Other Interested Professionals

  • Parents

Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Friday October 25, 2019

Resources Available

Helping your Child with Selective Mutism - Available in 4 other languages
by Dr. Angela McHolm

ISBN 978-957-451-315-4

Chinese

ISBN 978-4-86089-012-4

Japanese

ISBN 978-2-85008-851-3

French

ISBN 978-89-5832-578-9

Korean

Available at amazon.com or amazon.ca