Lucena Clinic Services in collaboration with Selective Mutism Irelandare pleased to host the following training course:
Children Who Can Talk, But Don't
Understanding and Working with Selective Mutism
Co-author of ‘The Selective Mutism Resource Manual’ (2001) &
‘The Selective Mutism Resource Manual, 2nd Ed’ (2016)
Maggie Johnson is a Speech and Language Therapist specialising in childhood communication disorders and Selective Mutism. With over 30 years’ experience, Maggie works closely with families and schools in providing training and workshops across the UK and overseas.
Selective Mutism is an anxiety disorder that is characterized by a consistent pattern of not speaking in specific social situations, despite speaking in other situations. It is often misunderstood and children may be regarded as “shy”, “stubborn” or “looking for attention”. This training day aims to help professionals working with children and parents gain an understanding of Selective Mutism and how to intervene in order to help children speak freely across all settings.
Venue: Conference Centre, St John of God Hospitaller Ministries, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin(grounds of St. John of God Hospital)
Date: Friday 15th September 2017
Time: 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
Cost: €50 (Lunch and refreshments included)
Note: Participants will need a copy of ‘The Selective Mutism Resource Manual, 2nd Ed’ (2016) on the day. Should you wish it to be ordered for you, this can be arranged at an additional (reduced) cost of €35. Last day for ordering manuals this way is Tuesday 22nd August 2017.