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Online Let’s Talk: Tweens and Teens

May 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Eastern Time US

This 90-minute virtual town meeting with Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum (“Dr. E”) was created to discuss the many questions we receive about treating tweens and teens with Selective Mutism. An interactive Q/A session, topics for discussion will focus on adapting treatment for tweens and teens, understanding differences in treatment approach for tweens/teens as compared to younger children, learning ways to increase motivation for tweens/teens to ‘want’ to make progress, role of CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) in the treatment of tweens and teens, outlining key exposure opportunities for teens/tweens to allow for progress, learning how parenting dynamics affect treatment, understanding how external and internal motivation affect treatment, and when to consider using medication and best strategies for medication.

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May 20, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm