ARFID: The Anxious Eater (Masterclass)
Available Courses: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM Mountain Time (MT)
- Friday, December 4
- Saturday, December 5
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
Course Sponsor: Throat Scope®
Introductions and Overview
Understanding the Spectrum of Picky Eating
ARFID Diagnosis: Who, Where and Why
Understanding Pediatric Anxiety Disorders & Avoidance
Parenting the Anxious Eater
Understanding Behavioral & Sensory Based Interventions
60 Min Break
Nine Strategies to Help Kids Get to Tasting, and then, Taste Again
Case Study Videos & Discussion
Continuing Education Credits
This course is approved for 0.4 AOTA CEU or five contact hours under this Classification Code: Category 2: OT Process, Intervention.
This course is offered for 0.4 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.
CANCELLATION POLICY FOR LIVE, IN-PERSON TRAININGS
In the event that Sensational Brain LLC and/or the presenter, Melanie Potock, need to cancel training for any reason, all registrations will be fully refunded within 10 business days.
Registrants may cancel their registration 48 prior to the start of the event and receive a partial refund of $100 or contact Melanie to reschedule. Rescheduling is based on availability. Cancellations within 48 hours of the start of the event are not refundable.
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