Building Brave Muscles: The Specific Behavioral Skills that Target Increasing Bravery

The heart of selective mutism (SM) treatment is helping children to do "brave talking" in a variety of situations through graduated exposures. Watch this recorded workshop on brave talking led by Laura Kirmayer, PhD, MSW. Part of the Parent and Educator Workshops on Selective Mutism series.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

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Child Mind Institute

445 Park Avenue (at 56th Street)
New York, NY 10022

Building on the information covered during the Selective Mutism 101 Workshop, Laura Kirmayer, PhD, MSW, will review the behavioral skills that are crucial for effective treatment. These essential skills allow children to begin practicing tasks that encourage speech and participating in targeted exposures to increase “brave talking.” Dr. Kirmayer will provide video examples of real-life implementations and invite the audience to participate in skills practice. Additionally, she will cover the Dos and Don’ts of recognizing and encouraging “brave talking.”

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