The interviews will be recorded with an audio recorder to make sure that the Clinician’s responses are recorded correctly. While I cannot offer any payment for your participation, the results may be used to help other Behavioral Health Clinicians develop appropriate intervention strategies for treating children with Selective Mutism. Each interview will take about 20-40 minutes and will help me to understand your perspectives and personal experiences treating children diagnosed with Selective Mutism.
If you are a parent or caregiver of a child between the ages of 3 years and 14 years, 11 months, please take time to complete this dissertation questionnaire. This study will contribute to current literature about co-occurring disorders with SM as well as potentially validate a new assessment tool.
Montclair State University: Investigating Technology for Children with Selective Mutism (ages 4 – 11)
Investigation of how technology can be used to promote the development of communication skills amongst children with Selective Mutism. Posted April 24, 2014
Michigan State University Diagnostic Evaluation and Treatment Investigation for Children with Selective Mutism for Ages 7 to 18
The Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education and the Department of Psychiatry at Michigan State University have coordinated efforts to provide a diagnostic evaluation and treatment investigation for children, ages seven to twelve, with selective mutism. Eligible children and their parents will be invited to the Michigan State University Psychiatry Clinic to receive treatment. The research project will last approximately 15 weeks, with visits to the clinic occurring approximately once every two weeks. A total of 8 visits will be made to the clinic to complete all aspects of this research study. Posted February 11, 2104. Last updated March 19, 2014.
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. Posted July, 22, 2013
The department of school psychology at Michigan Sate University is undertaking research on teacher perspectives regarding children with selective mutism. We are seeking teachers of children who are selectively mute from all over the country to take part in a 20-minute online survey. The survey asks questions about teacher beliefs and teaching style. The pupose of the study is to gain an understanding of the educational support needed by students with selective mutism and the professionals dedicated to their education. Posted February 25, 2013