Selective Mutism: Comprehensive Evaluation
Course Learning Outcomes
- After this course, participants will be able to classify children as presenting Selective Mutism.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the Associated Features of this population.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the comorbid conditions of this population.
- After this course, participants will be able to write diagnostic statements that are comprehensive in nature.
|0-10 Minutes||Historical perspectives|
|10-20 Minutes||Diagnostic Criteria for Selective Mutism (DSM IV TR)Associated Features|
|20-35 Minutes||Associated Features|
|35-45 Minutes||Comorbid conditions|
|45-55 Minutes||Comprehensive Diagnostic Statements|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
Robert Thompson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Robert C Thompson earned a Ph.D. in Communication Disorders at the University of Oklahoma and has been a professor at the University of Texas (Edinburg), University of Oklahoma, and Northeastern State University (Oklahoma). He was director of speech-language-hearing for sixteen years at Tulsa Children’s Medical Center, a psychiatric and pediatric hospital. Currently he is a consultant to Developmental Pediatrics, Hillcrest Medical Center (Tulsa) and to Pediatrics, W. W. Hastings Indian Hospital (Tahlequah) of the Cherokee Nation.
He has presented on Selective Mutism throughout the United States and for the national associations of Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, and at the 2004 Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
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