ARFID: The Anxious Eater
Date: April 18, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST
Location: Treehouse Pediatric Therapy, LLC , 106 N Franklin Turnpike, Ramsey NJ 07446
- Early Bird: $175 (ends February 29)
- Regular: $200 (begins March 1)
Helping a child with Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) and anxiety-based feeding behaviors can feel overwhelming to parents and professionals. Learn specific techniques to help the anxious eater and the entire family! Understand the relationship between avoidance and anxiety and how to stop food anxiety for good. Treating a child for extreme picky eating requires expert and research-driven strategies that help the entire family get back to healthier, happier mealtimes.
- Describe nine strategies to reduce a child’s anxiety before, during, and after trying new foods.
- Describe five strategies to help parents follow through on the home program.
- Discuss four different types of anxiety disorders that may be associated with pediatric feeding disorders.
- Identify the three hallmarks of ARFID and how each is related to anxiety in children.
- Explain the role that avoidance plays in both anxiety disorders and pediatric feeding disorders.
- Discuss which professional treats anxiety disorders and which evidence-based practice has been found to be successful.
Target Audience: parents and family members, childcare professionals, speech-language pathologists and assistants, occupational therapists and assistants, registered dietitians and nutritionists, early interventionists and assistants, educators and assistants, and appropriate others in pediatric health professions or care
Course Instructor: Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP
This course is approved for 0.5 AOTA CEU or five contact hours under this Classification Code: Category 2: OT Process, Intervention.
This course is offered for 0.5 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area)
This course content is not intended for use by any participants outside the scope of their license or regulation.
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