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Unlocking the Mystery of Selective Mutism: Evidence-Based Intervention for Therapists and Educators in Brighton, MI

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

With Aimee Kotrba, Ph.D., Pediatric Psychologist, Expert in the Field of Selective Mutism, Internationally recognized speaker.

Workshop cost is $169, reduced price of $50 for graduate students

Includes informational packet and snacks.

6.0 CE credits are available for Psychologists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Counselors.

Register online or call (810) 225-3417. Hurry, space is very limited. Registration ends on Oct. 24 or when seating fills.

Selective Mutism is a childhood anxiety disorder characterized by an ‘inability’ to speak in various social settings. These children are able to speak at home and in settings where they are comfortable. However, this anxiety significantly impacts the ability of the child to participate in both social and academic activities in the school environment.

Early identification and intervention is key in the treatment of Selective Mutism. This workshop is based on scientifically-supported techniques of behavior intervention led by Dr. Aimee Kotrba, Licensed Psychologist and expert in the field of Selective Mutism.

Participants Will Learn:

  • Identify and evaluate for Selective Mutism in the clinic and school
  • Learn what schools/parents can do to help
  • Leave with a specific, evidence-based intervention plan
  • List actions for day-to-day management of anxiety
  • Learn practical techniques for reducing anxiety
  • Develop special education plans for children with Selective Mutism
  • Identify appropriate social and academic expectations

Location
Brighton Courtyard Marriott
7799 Conference Center Drive
Brighton, MI 48114

Cannot make it to the workshop in Brighton? We are streaming a live webinar for non-local participants. Register online.

Details

Date:
October 26
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Website:
http://www.selectivemutismtreatment.com/professional-workshops