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Selective Mutism Training 2022

Shiny Stone are delighted to host Maggie Johnson FRCSLT* for a 5th year. Training will be online via Zoom on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 9th of December 2022.

Shiny Stone believes that this training is essential for the successful treatment of Selective Mutism. As a Community Interest Company we aim to keep prices as low as possible. 

We are happy to accept payment via BACS or Cheque. Please contact us at admin@shinystone.org to enable us to provide an invoice. 

Training Schedule

*The training modules are sequential. In order to book onto Module 2, participants must have completed Module 1. In order to book on Module 3 or 4, participants must have completed Modules 1 and 2. 

Module 1 – Friday 2nd December (full day) – Understanding Selective Mutism (£85)

  • for all parents, professionals, teachers, TAs, youth workers, club leaders etc. to gain general awareness
  • 8:30am registration joining Zoom, course starts at 9:00am and runs until 5:00pm. 1 hour for lunch between 12:30-1:30pm, with breaks scheduled for 10:45am and 3:00pm

Module 2 – Saturday 3rd December (morning) – Small Steps Programmes (£42.50)

  • for people living with and supporting children aged 5 and above
  • 8:30am registration joining Zoom, course starts at 9:00am and runs until 1:30pm. 10 minute breaks scheduled for 10:30am and 12:00pm

Module 4 – Sunday 4th December (full day) – When it’s more than Selective Mutism; working with co-existing conditions (e.g. ASD) and behavioural issues (£85)

  • for people living or supporting SM with additional diagnoses such as ASD, generalised anxiety and social anxiety disorder
  • 8:30am registration joining Zoom, course starts at 9:00am and runs until 5:00pm. 1 hour lunch between 12:30-1:30pm, with breaks scheduled for 10:45am and 3:00pm

Module 3 will be one week after the other modules. Module 4 can be completed before Module 3. Delegates must have completed Module 1 and 2 to book onto Module 3 or 4. 

Module 3 – Friday 9th December (morning) – Working with adolescents and individuals who are hard to reach (£42.50)

  • for people living with and supporting adolescents and young adults 
  • 8:30am registration joining Zoom, course starts at 9:00am and runs until 1:15pm, break scheduled at 11:00am

Additional Information

Course Handouts and manual: 

All delegates will be required to provide their own copy of the Selective Mutism Resource manual 2nd Edition (Maroon cover). This can be purchased from Amazon and most book stores. This should cost around £49-50 new. 

There will be a small number of additional handouts. We request delegates print their own handouts. Materials will be emailed to all delegates prior to the event. Should this not be possible due to lack of available printer please contact us at admin@shinystone.org prior to the event and we will endeavour to post out a copy of the additional handouts. 

Cancellation Policy

Should you wish to cancel tickets after booking the following apply:

Should you request to cancel with more than one month’s notice before the event we will provide a 90% refund
Should you request to cancel with between one month’s and one week’s notice before the event we will provide a 75% refund
Should you request to cancel with less than one week’s notice before the event we will provide a 50% refund 

These cancellation charges are in place to cover admin time and loss of ticket sales. 

Zoom links 

The Zoom links will be attached to your booking confirmation. Zoom joining instructions including the zoom links will be available to download from our website below. Should you not be able to find this information please contact us at admin@shinystone.org at least 2 days prior to the event.

*Fellow of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

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