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The Ideal Classroom Setting for the Selectively Mute Child

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This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about understanding the needs of a child with selective mutism in the school setting. Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course.
Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum’s book “The Ideal Classroom Setting for the Selectively Mute Child” is a wonderfully informative guidebook that will provide parents, teachers, and treating professionals with the advice necessary to understand the needs of a child with Selective Mutism in the school setting. The book is informative and entertaining and goes into detail about tactics that can be easily incorporated into the classroom to benefit and accommodate the needs of the Selectively Mute child. Recommendations on testing, IEP development and multiple methods to help lower anxiety, build self esteem and increase communication comfort within the school are emphasized throughout this book. The Ideal Classroom Setting for the Selectively Mute Child is easy to read, graphically attractive and is an important reference for all those involved with a Selectively Mute child within the school environment.

This course is based on the book, The Ideal Classroom Setting for the Selectively Mute Child created by Elisa Shipon-Blum, M.D.

Course Material Author

Elisa Shipon-Blum, M.D.

Dr Shipon-Blum is Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology and Family Medicine at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is a board certified family physician who specializes in the childhood anxiety disorder, Selective Mutism. She consults worldwide with families, Treating Professionals and educators and has helped hundreds upon hundreds of children from around the world overcome Selective Mutism. Dr. Shipon-Blum lectures throughout the country on the topic of Selective Mutism, performs school evaluations and trainings for treating professionals and educators. Dr E is considered one of the world

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to gain an understanding of how to help the child with Selective Mutism within the school Setting

  2. to understand methods to reduce anxiety and help the Selective Mustism child communicate within the school setting

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

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Materials for The Ideal Classroom Setting for the Selectively Mute Child

The Ideal Classroom Setting for the Selectively Mute Child (Ebook)

If you do not wish to purchase the actual book, the material is also available as an Ebook through this link.

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