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What is Selective Mutism? A Guide

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This webinar describes Selective Mutism (SM) as a social communication anxiety disorder, its diagnostic criteria and its relation to Social Anxiety, etiology, and presenting symptoms. Also presented are sensory challenges that commonly co-occur with Selective Mutism. This webinar explains the importance of diagnosing SM early as well as why the disorder is often misdiagnosed or mismanaged. Finally, Social Communication Anxiety Treatment® (S-CAT®) is introduced and the goals of treatment are described.

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Presenter: Dr. Elisa Shipon Blum

Time: June 27th, 2017 at 3:00 pm EST

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Full Title: What is Selective Mutism?: A guide to helping parents, educators, and treatment professionals understand selective mutism as a social communication anxiety disorder

Presenter: Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum

Date: Live on June 27th, 2017 (3:00 pm EST)!

ASHA CEU Included: Yes ($5) or No

This webinar describes Selective Mutism (SM) as a social communication anxiety disorder, its diagnostic criteria and its relation to Social Anxiety, etiology, and presenting symptoms. Also presented are sensory challenges that commonly co-occur with Selective Mutism. This webinar explains the importance of diagnosing SM early as well as why the disorder is often misdiagnosed or mismanaged. Finally, Social Communication Anxiety Treatment® (S-CAT®) is introduced and the goals of treatment are described.

Time-Ordered Agenda

3:00 – 3:15 PM       Introduction to SM, its Diagnostic Criteria, its Relation to Social Anxiety, Etiology, and Presenting Symptoms

3:15 – 3:25 PM        Selective Mutism and Sensory Sensitivities

3:25 – 3:35 PM        Discussion of the Importance of Early Diagnosis

3:35 – 3:45 PM        What SM is NOT: How SM is Often Misdiagnosed or Mismanaged

3:45 – 4:00 PM      Introduction to Social Communication Anxiety Treatment® (S-CAT®) and the Goals of Treatment

 

Learning Objectives:
1. Define Selective Mutism (SM), its diagnostic criteria, and its relation to social anxiety.
2. Identify the etiology and presenting symptoms of SM, including sensory sensitivities.    
3. Identify the importance of the early diagnosis of SM.
4. Identify what SM is NOT.  
5. Introduce Social Communication Anxiety Treatment® (S-CAT®) and define its treatment goals.

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