We run seminars about other various topics related to Selective Mutism at different times throughout the year. The topics of these seminars are listed below. Please register your interest for any of these in the “Register your interest” box below:
What All Staff Need to Know about Selective Mutism
A short, 1 hour seminar with an additional half an hour for questions in the style of an in-service for all school staff, or for principals and their learning support team to learn what to teach their own staff about managing children with selective mutism. A DVD of this seminar is available to purchase here. The 45-minute DVD is a useful option to play at a staff meeting to help all staff understand why children with selective mutism find it hard to talk, and the basic dos and don’ts of how to interact with these children.
Professional Development for Clinicians: Assessment and Treatment of Selective Mutism
A one-day seminar for psychologists, speech therapists, social workers, school learning support teams, and other mental health care workers. We ran this seminar on 18th October 2017 in North Sydney. We are hoping to run this again in 2018 in Sydney and Melbourne. For more details about this seminar click here.
Preschoolers with Selective Mutism: Transitioning to School
A 1.5-hour seminar for early childhood workers, kindergarten teachers, parents, and support staff – who are working or will be working with a child currently in preschool who will be transitioning to school in 2018. The seminar is a short 1.5 hour seminar focused exclusively on strategies to aide with transition to school. We are running this seminar on September 12th 2018. For more details about this seminar and to register call our reception on 0405 430 530 or click here. A DVD of this seminar is also available to purchase here.
Treatment for Selective Mutism in Schools and Preschools
A 3-hour intensive seminar for early childhood and primary school teachers, support staff, speech pathologists, and parents. We ran this seminar on Wednesday 14th March 2018. We may run this again in late 2018. If you are interested in attending, please let us know that you would like to register your interest. A DVD of this seminar is also available to purchase here.
Treatment for Selective Mutism in High School
A 3-hour seminar about specific treatment programs for children with selective mutism in high school. This is targeted for high school principals, teachers, and support workers. We ran this seminar on Wednesday 13th June 2018. We will run this again in 2019. A DVD of this seminar is available to purchase here.
What Every Parent Can Do to Help Your Child with Selective Mutism
An intensive 3-hour seminar for parents to learn some of the specific strategies needed to help children with selective mutism recover. This will be suitable for parents who have never receive treatment for their child’s selective mutism and for parents who are currently receiving treatment for their child. We do not have plans to run this seminar yet, however please let us know if you would be interested in attending this seminar.