January 25, 2019 - 9:30 am

Eligibility: This event is open to OT/ST

Course Location:

Encompass Room
3rd Floor at 100 E. Ferguson St.
Tyler, TX 75702

on Jan 25, 2019

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Class Description:

The purpose of this class is to educate therapists of food chaining and what it is, different terminology used with food chaining, and how to use food chaining to treat patients with food aversions. Sensory processing will be discussed as well as food related sensory processing disorder symptoms. Therapists will be trained on different types of purees, increasing textures of purees, and increasing through the food continuum. Therapists will also be given multiple suggestions and ideas for home education program ideas to increase family participation within the session and carryover in the home.

Objectives:

  1. Therapists will understand what food chaining is and understand the terminology used in food chaining.
  2. Therapists will be able to successfully use food chaining to treat their caseloads with food aversions.
  3. Therapists will have understanding of the different types of purees, increasing texture of purees, and working patients through the food continuum.

CEU Hours:

Pending approval for 2.5 CEUs from TOTA and TSHA.

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Level: Intermediate

Audience: OT, ST

Presenter: Courtni Marshall, CCC-SLP, M.S., Advanced Senior Clinical Specialist

Courtni received her B.S. and M.S. at Stephen F. Austin State University. She worked as an SLP-A in her last year of graduate school. Upon graduation she worked in a SNF, hospital, outpatient clinic, and for Therapy 2000. Courtni has 13 ½ years of experience, has worked in pediatrics for the last 10 1/2 years, and specializes in feeding. She has been a feeding mentor for Therapy 2000 since onboarding and found a true passion for the pediatric feeding population and for teaching her fellow colleagues.