Upcoming Selective Mutism Workshops
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Helping Children Overcome Selective Mutism

A Virtual Skills-Training Workshop (via Zoom)

Friday, February 12th, 2021   9:30 am - 12:30 pm (EST)

What Will I Learn?

Through participation in this three hour workshop, attendees will be provided:

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

  • 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

  • Special consideration in working with speaking inhibited children/youth, with the context of a pandemic

  • As time allows, open discussion regarding tricky issues

Who Should Participate?

  • Parents

  • Teachers & School Personnel

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

  • Speech & Language Pathologists

  • Early Childhood Educators

  • Other Interested Professionals

Workshop Rates:

  • Single Participant:  $88.50 + HST = $100.00

  • Family Rate - Multiple Participants Per Family:  $88.50 + HST = $100.00

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