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Unlocking the Mystery of Selective Mutism: Evidence-Based Intervention for Therapists and Educators

  • Courtyard Marriott 7799 Conference Center Drive Brighton, MI, 48114 United States (map)

Selective Mutism is a childhood anxiety disorder characterized by an ‘inability’ to speak in various social settings.  These children are able to speak at home and in settings where they are comfortable.  However, this anxiety significantly impacts the ability of the child to participate in both social and academic activities in the school environment.


Early identification and intervention is key in the treatment of Selective Mutism.  This workshop is based on scientifically-supported techniques of behavior intervention led by Dr. Aimee Kotrba, Licensed Psychologist and expert in the field of Selective Mutism.


Participants Will Learn:

 Identify and evaluate for Selective Mutism in the clinic and school

Learn what schools/parents can

do to help

Leave with a specific, evidence-

based intervention plan!

List actions for day-to-day management of anxiety

 Learn practical techniques for reducing anxiety

Develop special education plans for children with Selective Mutism

Identify appropriate social and academic expectations

Can’t make it to the workshop in Brighton? We are streaming a live webinar for non-local participants! Register online!

Aimee Kotrba, Ph.D.

Pediatric Psychologist


Expert in the Field of Selective Mutism, Internationally recognized speaker

Workshop cost = $169 (reduced price of $50 for graduate students); includes informational packet and snacks.

6.0 CE credits are available for Psychologists, Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Counselors

Register online here or at or call (810) 225-3417. Hurry, space is very limited! Registration ends on Oct. 24 or when seating fills.