Climbing the Ladder: Creating and Implementing Approach Tasks
The heart of treating selective mutism is helping children do "brave talking" in a variety of situations through graduated exposures. Steven Kurtz, PhD, ABPP, will explain the whys, whens, and hows of exposure therapy so that parents and professionals can effectively guide children up the ladder. Part of the Parent and Educator Workshops on Selective Mutism series.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
6:15 pm – 7:30 pmAdd to Cal
Child Mind Institute
445 Park Avenue (at 56th Street)
New York, NY 10022
Additionally, Dr. Kurtz will teach you how to create and implement your own Brave Talking Kit so that you are ready to integrate graduated exposures into your daily routines. Exposures are one essential part of a comprehensive behavioral treatment plan for SM. Dr. Kurtz will also review CMI’s time- and research-tested Dos and Don’ts of Exposures.