This 4-hour master class focuses on responsive feeding in the context of child development, common feeding struggles, the parent-caregiver relationship, and working with the team.
Course created on June 15, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how typical feeding development results in a strong bond between the parent and child, how a disruption can impact this relationship, and ways to support parents’ use of responsive feeding strategies with infants.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe food aversions, signs and symptoms of food allergies, and two reasons why a child may need a feeding tube.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe three ways a child’s feeding challenges may impact the daily routine of a family, affect the emotions of a parent, and how clinicians can support the mental health and wellbeing of parents as they work with children with feeding challenges.
- After this course, participants will be able to list professionals on the team, their areas of expertise, and strategies to improve collaboration.
|0-60 Minutes||Together At The Table: Feeding Development In The Context Of Relationships|
|60-120 Minutes||Together At The Table: Kids Need To Feel Good|
|120-180 Minutes||Together At The Table: Working With Families|
|180-240 Minutes||Together At The Table: Working with Teams|
Karen Dilfer, MS, OTR/L
Karen Dilfer is an occupational therapist, feeding specialist, and food enthusiast. She has a strong pediatric background and loves to help children with motor, sensory, and mealtime challenges. Karen works in private practice and also teaches the Get Permission Approach to Mealtimes © with Marsha Dunn Klein, a leading expert in the field of pediatric feeding. A Chicago native, Karen enjoys discovering new restaurants and cooking with friends and family. She is a founding member of the Chicago Feeding Group, a nonprofit organization that seeks to support parents and professionals who work with children who struggle to eat.
Stephanie Cohen, MA, CCC-SLP, CLC
Stephanie Cohen is a speech-language pathologist and lactation counselor in private practice who has worked with children with complex medical needs and their families for more than 17 years. Stephanie has advanced training in feeding and swallowing disorders; she specializes in working with the 0-3 population and is passionate about helping families of children with feeding and swallowing disorders find ways to make mealtimes more successful and enjoyable. Stephanie has a bachelor of arts and a master of science degree from Northwestern University. She is a credentialed evaluator and provider in IL Early Intervention. Stephanie speaks about a variety of topics, including typical and atypical feeding development, responsive feeding, and trauma-informed feeding assessment and treatment. She enjoys mentoring, collaborating, and teaching. Stephanie lives in Northbrook with her husband and three children.
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.
This course is offered for 0.4 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area)
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Illinois Early Intervention Training Program
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