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Best Practices in Assessment and Intervention for Childhood Selective Mutism

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Zakszeski, B. (2018). Best practices in assessment and intervention for childhood selective mutism. Journal of Health Service Psychology, 44, 109–116.

Abstract

Selective mutism is an anxiety disorder most likely to occur during pivotal periods of early development.  Effective assessment and early intervention for selective mutism are crucial to a child’s functioning and well-being, in both the short and long term.  This article reviews best-practice recommendations regarding assessment and intervention for supporting children with selective mutism.

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