Selective mutism is a rare and multidimensional childhood disorder that typically affects children entering school age. It is characterized by the persistent failure to speak in select social settings despite possessing the ability to speak and speak comfortably in more familiar settings.
Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses
This CE program is designated as beginning to intermediate.
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to
- List the DSM criteria for selective mutism.
- Identify comorbid disorders associated with selective mutism.
- Describe evidence-based approaches to treatment.
- Print Version / Test Preview
- Case Example
- Introduction and Background
- Clinical Assessment of Selective Mutism
- Comorbid Disorders
- Differential Diagnosis
- Etiology of Selective Mutism
- Athealth.com Editor’s Note
- CE Test
Priscilla Wong, MD, is a pediatrician in the Department of Pediatrics, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington. Dr. Wong specializes in the health of children from birth to young adulthood.
At Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. At Health maintains responsibility for the program and its content.
At Health is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN), Provider # CEP 15512.
California Licensed Vocational Nurses and California Psychiatric Technicians can take online courses by California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN) approved providers, such as At Health, to fulfill their CE requirements.
At Health, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6719. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. At Health, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Programs are available for continuing education credit for social workers through the co-sponsorship of At Health, Inc., and Amedco, LLC. Amedco, #1346, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Amedco maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 6/24/2016 to 6/24/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. The following recognize the ASWB program: AB, AK, AL, AR, AZ, BC, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MB, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NB, NC, ND, NH, NL, NM, NS, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, QC, RI, SC, SD, SK, TN, TX, UT, VA, VI, VT, WA, WI, and WY. Participants must pass a posttest with a score of 80% or higher and complete an attendance/evaluation form in order to receive a certificate of completion/attendance.
At Health is an approved provider of the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #7414.
At Health is an approved provider of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists, provider #908.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social work in Arkansas.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, master's level psychologists, licensed clinical psychotherapists, and alcohol and other drug abuse counselors in Kansas.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice and for social work in Nebraska.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for psychologists, pastoral psychotherapists, clinical social workers, clinical mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and alcohol and drug abuse counselors in New Hampshire.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social workers, professional counselors, marital and family therapists, and clinical pastoral therapists in Tennessee.
Athealth.com is approved as a continuing education provider by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Provider #148460.
The above CE sponsorships are honored by many additional state boards of social work, marriage and family therapy, and licensed professional counseling. Some restrictions may apply. Check with your state board or certifying organization to find out if online courses or home study are accepted as part of your continuing education requirement for license renewal or re-certification, or call At Health at 888-284-3258 for information regarding CE approvals.
Page last modified on December 9, 2017
|Type: Text Credits: 1 CE Price: $12 Refund Policy|