Back to School Planning for the Child with Selective Mutism

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Join the expert, Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum, who developed the evidenced-based treatment,Social Communication Anxiety Treatment® (S-CAT®), discuss ways to help the child with Selective Mutism prepare for the upcoming school year, including the Selective Mutism Interview Game. In addition, recommendations on how to maintain progress throughout the school year to help the child with Selective Mutism speak within the school setting will be discussed.
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Presenter: Dr. Elisa Shipon Blum

Time: August 17th at 3:00 pm EST

 

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Full Title: Back to School Planning for the Child with Selective Mutism

Presenter: Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum

Date: Live on August 17th (3:00 pm EST)!

ASHA CEU Included: Yes ($5) or No

Join the expert, Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum, who developed the evidenced-based treatment,Social Communication Anxiety Treatment® (S-CAT®), discuss ways to help the child with Selective Mutism prepare for the upcoming school year, including the Selective Mutism Interview Game. In addition, recommendations on how to maintain progress throughout the school year to help the child with Selective Mutism speak within the school setting will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  1. List the two areas where school anxiety is most exaggerated and give examples.
  2. List the ways to help a child with SM build social comfort away from the group.
  3. Explain why the “team approach” is important to treatment in the school setting.
  4. Describe the information parents should ask from the school in order to prepare their child for the upcoming year.
  5. Explain the active role parents must take in their child’s play dates, and give examples of preplanned play date activities.
  6. Describe how to work on possible issues eating, using the bathroom in school, and riding the bus prior to school/early in the school year.
  7. Explain the purpose of the Back to School SM Interview Questions™ and how a child with SM should prepare for, and complete, the activity with his/her teacher.
  8. Explain the ways a child can ask and answer interview questions based on his/her “stage” of SM.
  9. Explain why staff facilitation and implementation of strategies is needed for success.
  10. Explain why “Keep It Going™” Questions are needed even after the child completes the Back to School SM Interview Questions™ with his/her teacher.
  11. Identify the types of activities that can be used as “Keep It Going™” Questions.
  12. Understand the importance of comfort precedes communication and progress does not occur in a group.
  13. Explain four key ways to build comfort and progress across the Social Communication Bridge®

 

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