Intervention for Selective Mutism: The Nuts and Bolts of Behavioral Treatment

Course: #6091 Level: Intermediate1 Hour 72 Reviews

This course will provide information on how to develop a communication ladder (step-wise shaping of verbal communication) with tips on different strategies and activities to use at each step to keep children engaged and interested in the treatment process. Additionally, stimulus fading will be taught, as well as how to utilize stimulus fading with multiple people in multiple settings.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to explain the negative reinforcement loop.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe how to create a graded exposure hierarchy based on communication (verbal and nonverbal).
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe how to construct a fading procedure to transfer speech to a new communication partner.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to name activities that could be done at each step of the graded exposure.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe when and how to progress through the stages of treatment.

Agenda

0-15 Minutes Introduction and Overview
15-45 Minutes Behavioral Treatment
45-55 Minutes Utilizing behavioral intervention in school and in public settings
55-60 Minutes Conclusion; Q&A

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