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SOS Approach to Feeding Workshop

August 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am - August 11, 2019 @ 3:15 pm

$889

WORKSHOP SUMMARY

The Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S) Approach to Feeding workshop is a trans-disciplinary program for assessing and treating children with feeding difficulties and weight/growth problems from birth to 18 years. The Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S) Approach to Feeding workshop is a trans-disciplinary program for assessing and treating children with feeding difficulties and weight/growth problems from birth to 18 years. It integrates posture, sensory, motor, behavioral/learning, medical, and nutritional factors to comprehensively evaluate and manage children with feeding/growth problems. The 3.75-day basic conference is designed for babies, toddlers, and small children. Other ages and special populations are covered in the advanced workshops for which this training is a prerequisite.

COURSE DETAILS

Time
8 a.m. – 5 p.m., days 1-3
8 a.m. – 3:15 p.m., day 4
Dates – Thursday, August 8 – Sunday, August 11, 2019
Cost – $836 early bird before July 1, 2019, $889 regular tuition after July 1, 2019
Location – Courtyard Marriott – Marlborough, MA

OBJECTIVES

  • Identify oral, sensory, motor, cognitive and emotional developmental milestones key to feeding
  • Recognize and describe the major reasons why children won’t eat, as based on learning theory principles
  • Identify physical, behavioral, motor, oral-motor, and sensory factors as a part of a feeding assessment Apply behavioral and social learning principles, and systematic desensitization, to feeding problems
  • Create and implement an S.O.S feeding program for toddlers and young children, in a group and individual treatment formats

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This Conference is intended for professionals who work with children with Feeding Difficulties. This includes Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Special Educators, Early Intervention Specialists, Nurses, Physicians, Dietitians, Mental Health Workers, other Child Care Providers, and Educators.

Note: Training conferences are created for professionals. If parents wish to attend the training workshop, they must be accompanied by their child’s feeding therapist.

POPULATION

The focus of the Conference will be assessing and treating infants and young children with Feeding Difficulties and Feeding Disorders. This includes “problem feeders” who may have mild to moderate neurological impairments and/or medical disorders, children with Autism Spectrum disorders, children with motor, oral-motor and/or sensory dysfunction, as well as the “picky eater”.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

  • This course is a total of 28.5 contact hours.
  • This course is offered at 2.85 ASHA CEUs
  • This course is offered at 2.85 AOTA CEUs
  • To fulfill attendance requirements, participants must sign-in and sign-out at the start of the activity, at the lunch break and at the conclusion of the activity.
  • Other Associations – Please contact your association to inquire as to whether this course will meet the requirements for continuing education credits. We are happy to provide any additional information for submission if requested.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Participants are expected to attend the course for the entire length of each day (8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Days 1-3), and 8:00 am to 3:15 pm on the last day in order to receive their Certificate of Attendance and their full CEU credits. Participants will miss crucial information needed to be able to correctly use the SOS Approach to Feeding program if they come late or leave the course early. Please make all travel arrangements to ensure you do not arrive late or need to leave early on any day. Exceptions of the above are not at the discretion of the hosting organization but are the guidelines put in place by Dr. Toomey and Toomey and Associates. (the below can also be designed for that when you click on it, it opens up)

DISCLOSURE POLICY

The speakers may receive royalties from their authored publications and materials.

Dr. Kay A. Toomey Financial – Paid Consultant for Nestle Infant Nutrition (Gerber division); Paid Speaker for Education Resources, Inc.; Paid Speaker for STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder; Nonfinancial– Unpaid Medical Professional Council Member for Feeding Matters, (formerly P.O.P.S.I.C.L.E.);
Dr. Erin S. Ross Financial  Paid Consultant for Nestle Infant Nutrition (Gerber division); Paid Speaker for Education Resources, Inc.; Paid Speaker for STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder Nonfinancial: Unpaid Medical Professional Council Member for Feeding Matters, (formerly P.O.P.S.I.C.L.E.); Intellectual Property Owner, SOFFI MethodSM;
Bethany Kortsha Financial – Paid Speaker for Education Resources, Inc.; Paid Speaker for STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder. Nonfinancial– no relevant nonfinancial disclosures are present.
Kelly Fitzpatrick Financial – Paid Speaker for Education Resources, Inc.; Paid Speaker for STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder. Nonfinancial– no relevant nonfinancial disclosures are present.
Lindsay Beckerman Financial – Paid Speaker for Education Resources, Inc.; Paid Speaker for STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder. Nonfinancial– no relevant nonfinancial disclosures are present.
Amanda Cunningham is the Continuing Education Coordinator at North Shore Pediatric Therapy. Financial– Receives salary for employment. Nonfinancial– no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Details

Start:
August 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am
End:
August 11, 2019 @ 3:15 pm
Cost:
$889
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Website:
https://integratedchildrenstherapies.com/sos-approach-to-feeding-workshop

Organizer

Integrated Children’s Therapies, Inc.
Phone:
978-568-8800
Email:
info@ictconnects.com
Website:
https://integratedchildrenstherapies.com/

Venue

Courtyard Marriott – Marlborough
75 Felton Street
Marlborough, MA 01752 United States
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Phone:
508-480-0015
Website:
https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bosmd-courtyard-boston-marlborough/?scid=bb1a189a-fec3-4d19-a255-54ba596febe2