Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM EDT
Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 1:00 PM EDT

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Thriving Minds Family Services 
350 N. Main St.
Ste. 220
Chelsea, MI 48118

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Katelyn Reed, M.S., LLP  

Unlocking Your Child's Brave Voice: Parent Training Workshop 

Unlocking the potential of your child with Selective Mutism takes knowledge, time, and work on the part of parents.  This intensive training weekend helps parents become more effective elicitors of speech and provides hands-on practice!  Learn to maximize your "brave practices"!

The small group parent training allows for an enriching setting in which parents can learn from and get advice from an expert in the field of Selective Mutism.  This weekend traning format makes attending the workshop reasonable for those traveling from a distance and financially possible for some families that may not otherwise be able to afford individual psychotherapy with a Licensed Psychologist. It provides an excellent intensive training opportunity for families new to or currently in psychotherapy.  Most importantly, the child's confidence will improve through consistent application of the techniques presented in the training and parents will be more effective!

 Dates - Saturday May 5 (9 am - 4 pm EST) and Sunday May 6 (9am - 1pm EST). 

**Parent(s) attend Saturday alone and with their child with Selective Mutism on Sunday. **

Cost - only $350 per family for a full weekend of learning!

On Saturday, parents will learn how to:
- Help your child make gains in speech
- Deal with setbacks
- Set appropriate goals
- Develop an effective reward system
- Gain school support and services
On Sunday, parents will be given the opportunity to practice these skills with their children alongside Katelyn Reed, M.S. of Thriving Minds Behavioral Health and Family Services Center, an expert in the treatment of Selective Mutism!

**Parent(s) only attend Saturday's workshop, and bring their children to Sunday's clinical practices. 
Parent(s) must attend both the Saturday and Sunday session.  While it's preferable for both parents to attend the weekend training, individual parents are always welcome.

While we highly recommend participants participate in the training in-person, we also realize that there are many families who would love the chance to help their child with SM grow in bravery but for whom travel poses a significant barrier.  Thus, we will offer portions of this training via webinar. Attendees electing to do the webinar will only participate in Saturday's didactic portion, but, due to the practical and community-based activities planned for Sunday, this portion will not be available via webinar. Use Promo code WEBINAR during registration for a reduced cost ($190). Webinar participants will be contacted separately by the event host with webinar login information.