Feeding Intervention 101 @ Fort Worth

August 26, 2016 10:00am - 12:00pm

*This is a Closed Event for Therapy 2000 Employees Only*

This event is open to OT/ST

This course is pending 2 CEUs from TOTA, 2 CEUs from TSHA.

Speaker:

Chessa Jones, CCC-SLP

Paige Howell M.S. CCC-SLP

Course Location:

Therapy 2000 Fort Worth Office

860 Airport Fwy #210

Hurst, TX

Course Description:

This course will review three major areas of feeding intervention including: the infant who is high risk, the child who is medically fragile, and the child with sensory based challenges.

 

Learner Objectives:

  1. Clinician will identify and list 3 approaches and intervention strategies for an infant with high risks and feeding difficulties.
  2. Clinician will identify and list 3 approach and feeding intervention strategies for child who is medically fragile.
  3. Clinician will identify 2 major approaches to intervention for the child with sensory challenges and feeding.

10:00-12:00pm

About Our Speaker:

Chessa Jones, CCC-SLP
Chessa earned her Master’s degree in Communication Disorders at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in May of 2008. Chessa worked at Our Children’s House Baylor for five years. She has worked at THERAPY 2000 since July 2008. During that time, she has served in many different roles. Currently, she is the Senior Clinical Feeding Specialist for the Dallas division, a team manager, and also the Interim Co-Director for the Feeding Program. Her expertise and passion is working with patients that have dysphagia and feeding disorders. She provides training, mentoring, and leads small groups that focus on feeding to ensure all of the THERAPY 2000 feeding therapists have the knowledge and resources needed to serve their patients with dysphagia and feeding difficulties well. When she is not working hard at THERAPY 2000, she is enjoying her 3 large rescue dogs, hanging out with friends and family, or traveling.

Paige Howell M.S. CCC-SLP
Paige is a Hanen-Certified Speech-Language Pathologist who specializes in early childhood with an emphasis in feeding and high risk infant care.  She earned her Master’s degree in Communication Disorders from The University of Texas at Dallas- Callier Center in May 2008.  Paige spent five years working in the public school setting as the Early Childhood lead, where she helped pilot several early learning programs for children under the age of 5, with speech and language delays, to ensure early intervention.  She joined the Therapy 2000 team in August 2013 and currently serves as a Team Manager and Feeding Program Director for the Fort Worth Division.  Paige enjoys working closely with Therapy 2000 clinicians as well as the patients and their families to help ensure Therapy 2000’s high standard of quality care.

*This is a Closed Event for Therapy 2000 Employees Only*

IMPORTANT INFO FOR SLP/STA CEU Credit

“Based on our CEU application method, TSHA requires all speech professionals miss no more than 10 minutes of class to receive full credit. Partial credit is not available for speech therapistsIf you are late to class at start or after break by more than 10 minutes, no credit can be granted, although you are still warmly welcome to attend.”

Thank You for your understanding of this externally mandated requirement.

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