LINGUIST List 28.1067

Thu Mar 02 2017

Summer Schools: Working with Selective Mutism - Foundation Course/UK

Editor for this issue: Yue Chen <yuelinguistlist.org>


Date: 02-Mar-2017
From: Caterina Paolazzi <sslycpducl.ac.uk>
Subject: Working with Selective Mutism - Foundation Course/UK
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Host Institution: University College London
Coordinating Institution: University College London
Website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/pals/study/cpd/cpd-courses/prog_info/Selective_Mutism_Module_1

Dates: 02-May-2017 - 02-May-2017
Location: London, United Kingdom

Focus: This introductory module covers a full understanding of the nature, causes and diagnosis of selective mutism (SM), assessment and how to use informal management strategies.
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum

Description:
Course Overview:

This introductory module covers a full understanding of the nature, causes and diagnosis of selective mutism (SM), assessment and how to use informal management strategies. The emphasis is on an inclusive 24/7 approach to promote well-being and participation. When applied consistently within family and educational settings, these techniques will enable some children to fully overcome their difficulty talking, while laying a firm foundation for more formal small-steps intervention programmes if indicated.

Target Audience:

All professionals and support workers from educational, health and mental health backgrounds. Parents welcome too!

Course Tutors:

Maggie Johnson, Principal Speech and Language Therapist, Kent Community Health NHS Trust & Alison Wintgens, retired Consultant Speech and Language Therapist in CAMHS.

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science

Tuition: 150 GBP
Registration: 02-Mar-2017 to 28-Apr-2017
Contact Person: Caterina Paolazzi
                Phone: 02076794204
                Email: sslycpducl.ac.uk

Apply by Email: sslycpducl.ac.uk

Registration Instructions:
Simply fill in the application form (link http://www.ucl.ac.uk/pals/study/cpd/cpd-courses/prog_info/Selective_Mutism_Module_1). No specific documentation required.

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