Krisi Brackett: CAN-EAT Approach (also called Pediatric Feeding: Using Medical, Motor, and Behavioral Strategies)
Two Day Pediatric Feeding Workshop:
For information about an existing workshop or to obtain information about setting up a 1 or 2 day workshop or private training, please email Krisi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2017 Scheduled Dates: More info is posted on the calendar on home page
1/23/17 Chapel Hill, NC, Chapel Hill School District (private workshop)
1/28-29/17 Charleston, SC, Tri-county Therapy (private workshop)
2/15/17 Raleigh, NC, Wake County Schools, (private workshop)
2/17/17 Topeka, KS, hosted by Capper Foundation, www.easterseals.com/capper
3/11-12/17 Raleigh, NC, hosted by https://www.motivationsceu.com
5/12-13/17 Mesquite, TX, hosted by https://www.motivationsceu.com
7/28-29/17 Charlotte, NC, hosted by https://www.motivationsceu.com
9/29-30/17 Atlanta, GA, hosted by https://www.motivationsceu.com
- 2 dates may be added Fall, 2017.
CAN-EAT Approach© (using medical, motor, and behavioral strategies in pediatric feeding)
CAN = Comfort and Nutrition (gut comfort and proper nutrition and growth comes first. This includes medical and nutritional intervention for reflux, constipation, food intolerance, and hypersensitivity/pain issues)
EAT =Establish Acceptance of dry spoon or easy textures, then Therapy for oral motor skill development and improving volume and variety of intake.
Course includes how to diagnose and treat pediatric feeding and dysphagia problems and ensure successful outcomes for your patients.
Day one: will focus on medical and nutritional intervention strategies.
Day two: will focus on evaluation and therapeutic intervention for common feeding problems including transitioning past a suckle pattern, moving off of a feeding tube, learning to chew, expanding variety, acceptance of volume, cup drinking, reducing aversive feeding behaviors.
* If children are available, there will be 1-2 live demos.