Treatment for Selective Mutism has been demonstrated to be effective and implementable in the school and clinical setting. This course will include case studies and video to demonstrate successful behavioral intervention techniques.
Course created on February 1, 2018
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the correct starting point and tool for intervention based on evaluation.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to develop a communication ladder for shaping.
- After this course, participants will be able to list instructions for stimulus fading for school or clinic setting.
|5-15 Minutes||Review of selective mutism and evaluation|
|15-25 Minutes||Overview of behavioral interventions|
|25-45 Minutes||Stimulus fading directions|
|45-65 Minutes||Shaping (communication ladder)|
|65-80 Minutes||Generalizing communication|
|80-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Aimee Kotrba, PhD
Dr. Aimee Kotrba is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the expert assessment and treatment of Selective Mutism. Currently, Dr. Kotrba owns and directs Thriving Minds for Behavioral Health, with clinics in Brighton and Chelsea, MI where she provides individual treatment, parent coaching, and school consultation for children with Selective Mutism. Dr. Kotrba is the author of "Selective Mutism: An Assessment and Intervention Guide for Therapists, Educators, and Parents" and is a nationally recognized speaker on the identification and treatment of Selective Mutism for parents, professionals and school personnel.
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