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Mealtime Miseries - Indianapolis, Indiana

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Mealtime Miseries - Indianapolis, Indiana


Mealtime Miseries: 
Management of Complex Feeding Disorders
Course Description:
Elizabeth Clawson, PhD. and Carol Elliott, OT share over 30 years experience in the field of pediatric feeding.The focus of this 2-day course is on the Transdisciplinary Effective Assessment and Treatment (TR-eat®) model integrating oral motor/sensory therapy techniques along with medical and behavioral management for the treatment of complex feeding problems. It will cover innovative strategies and case examples, to address oral aversion, food refusal, poor transition onto solid foods, texture grading, learning to chew, self-feeding and feeding difficulties related to autism and picky eaters.
Revised for 2018 with new case studies and additional hands-on practice, this course is packed with practical solutions and hands-on techniques that will empower you with new treatment ideas for your most complex patients. These interventions are systematic and evidence based.This course is appropriate for the following clinicians working with children with feeding disorders: OT, COTA, SLP, BCBA, RD, RN, CSW, and Psychologists. This course is offered for 1.4 ASHA CEUs for Speech and Language Pathologists (Intermediate level, Professional area). Occupational Therapists will receive a certificate for 14 hours of continuing education credit (1.4 CEUs) for the completion of this two-day course. Attendees from other disciplines will also receive a certificate for 14 hours of continuing education credit for the completion of this two-day course.
 
Contact us at aW5mbyB8IHBlZGlhdHJpY2ZlZWRpbmdpbnN0dXRlICEgY29t for information about student registration rates or if you would like to pay your registration with a check.
 
Workshop Agenda:
Day One7:30-8:00 Registration/breakfast8:00-9:45 Review of feeding development birth-24 months (video examples). Identification of common etiologies related to feeding problems and challenges. Feeding difficulties for the “new” feeder - Evaluation/treatment (medical management, formula, positioning) with video case studies.
9:45-10:00 Break10:00-11:30 Continue evaluation/treatment for the “new” feeder (oral-motor interventions, introducing spoon feeding) with video case studies11:30-12:30 Lunch (on your own)12:30-2:30 Practice spoon placement and handling techniques, squeeze bottle use and preparation of smooth pureed table foods2:30-2:45 Break2:45-4:30 Introduction and application of behavioral principles, clinical problem solving, video case examplesDay Two7:30-8:00 Registration/breakfast8:00-9:45 Continuation of application of behavioral principles, clinical problem solving, video case examples. Feeding problems and interventions for the “advanced” feeder (baseline evaluations, positioning, texture grading – preparation of texture graded pureed/chopped table foods, teaching chewing skills) with video case studies.9:45-10:00 Break10:00-11:30 Continue interventions for the “advanced” feeder (teaching chewing skills, addressing food packing behavior, introduction of self feeding) with video case studies11:30-12:30 Lunch (on your own)12:30-2:30 Continue interventions for the “advanced” feeder (self feeding, cup drinking, straw drinking) with video case studies. Treatment techniques for the "Picky" eater (food fading, systematic desensitization, structured mealtimes, reward programs) with video case examples.2:30-2:45 Break2:45-4:30 Continue treatment techniques for the "Picky" eater (food fading, systematic desensitization, structured mealtimes, reward programs). Treatment techniques for children with Autism with video case examples.
 
  


This course is offered for 1.4 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). For the ASHA required disclosure on conflict of interest, please go to the course description at www.pediatricfeedinginstitute.com.
Attendees from other disciplines will also receive a certificate for 14 hours of continuing education credit for the completion of this two-day course.  
Refund Policy
You may cancel your registration up to 7 days before the workshop start date to receive a refund less a $35 administrative fee. No-shows or cancellations received less than 7 days prior to the course are non-refundable but can be rescheduled for a future course date.



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