Feeding Intervention 101

August 26, 2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm

*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

Course Location:

Therapy 2000

2535 Lone Star Dr.

Dallas, 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.

1:00-3:00pm

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.

 

*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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