SDS Seminars Online

Working with Selective Mutism with Dr Rebecca Linnell



Can be taken as an individual course or as a part of Certificate in CBT for Children and Adolescents

Learning outcomes for the day will be:

  • How common is Selective Mutism and what are the factors that increase the risk for this problem
  • What other factors might be present when we see a child with Selective Mutism
  • How to distinguish between Selective Mutism and Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • How to measure, assess and formulate Selective Mutism
  • Getting the teacher and the whole class involved in treating Selective Mutism
  • How to measure, assess and formulate Selective Mutism
  • The role of Speech and language Therapists in treating Selective Mutism
  • Using CBT to treat Selective Mutism at an individual level, with parents and with the whole class

Course tutor

Dr Rebecca Linnell Principal Clinical Psychologist Dr Rebecca Linnell worked in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in Manchester for over 10 years, in 2012 she joined the Psychological Therapies Training Centre in Salford to develop the CYP Talking Therapies programme, a Government initiative aiming to transform children’s mental health services. For many years she’s been involved in training mental health professionals, leading the CBT Pathway of the Postgraduate Diploma in Evidence-based Psychotherapies for Children and Young People.

Course structure

  • 4 Part Video of a full live training event
  • Full course materials as a PDF (downloadable)
  • Personalised Certificate for 7 CPD Hours