Open Classroom | Selective Mutism: Conceptualization and Treatment Techniques

Thursday, September 21, 2023

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, Central, Virtual

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Rebecca W Growe, LCSW

The DSM estimates that as many as 1% of school-aged children are diagnosed with Selective Mutism. That may not sound like a lot. But, community-wide, 1% of school-aged kids can mean hundreds and hundreds of kids. Because parents, teachers, and healthcare professionals tend to be untrained in SM-specific assessment and treatment, those hundreds of kids often go misdiagnosed or without effective support. This program offers participants a detailed look at what Selective Mutism is, how it presents, and how to approach supporting kids who have it.

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