SOS approach to feeding – 2022

The next dates for the “SOS approach to feeding” basic course in Denmark are already planned – and as of now you can preregistrate:-)

Objectives:

  1. Identify oral, sensory, motor, cognitive and emotional developmental milestones key to feeding.
  2. Recognize and describe the major reasons why children won’t eat, as based on learning theory principles.
  3. Identify physical, behavioral, motor, oral-motor, and sensory factors as a part of a Feeding Assessment.
  4. Apply behavioral and social learning principles, and systematic desensitization strategies to feeding problems.
  5. Create and implement a S.O.S feeding program for toddlers and young children, in group and individual treatment formats.

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Agerange of children targeted at the basic course:
6 month to 6 years.

Advanced online education (minor courses and mentorship)
After attending the basic course, it is possible to access the advances online courses for more specialized knowledge. You can find the current advanced courses and the mentorship here: spduniversity.org/course-list#advanced .
You can only access the advanced courses after completing the basic course!

Who will benefit from attending?
The course is intended for all professionals, working with children having severe sensitivity, sensory motor problems, physical eating disorders and / or food phobia (not bulimia, anorexia, orthorexia etc.) e.g.: occupational therapist, physiotherapist, healthcare professional, nurse, doctor, psychologist, psychologist, speech therapist, educator, social worker, dietitian, dietary consultant, dental hygienist, dentist, specialist day care.

Presenters: The SOS team reserves the right to change the teachers – the program is of course the same
Dr. Kay A. Toomey, PhD – Pediatric Psychologist; President of Toomey & Associates, Inc.; Clinical Consultant to the Feeding Clinic at STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder.

Dr. Erin S. Ross, PhD, CCC-SLP – Neonatal and Pediatric Speech Pathologist; Assistant Clinical Professor at University of Colorado; Faculty at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions; President at Feeding FUNdamentals, LLC.

Venue:
Not booked yet, but probably near Copenhagen

Date: 
June 28th – July 1st 2022

Timetable:
Day 1 registration: 7.30-8.00
Day 1: 08.00-17.00
Day 2: 08.00-17.00
Day 3: 08.00-17.00
Day 4: 08.00-17.00

Travelling:
Please make all travel arrangements, so that you can attend the WHOLE course as participants will miss crucial information needed to be able to correctly use the SOS Approach to Feeding program if they come late or leave the course early. 

External course:
The course is an external course. This allows participants to choose their place of residence and price.
Information about the conference center, hotel and nearby accomotations will follow.

Included in the course:
Breakfast, midmorning snack, lunch and afternoon snack
Physical binder with all the course material

Langue:
American english, the presenters are easy to understand. (No interpretation into danish).

Registration:
This page will be updated with a link to the registration site – as soon as we are ready for the final registration.
You can use the below form, if you want to pre-registrate.
Just before the final registration opens, all preregistered professionals will receive an email with all the necessary information for them to decide wether to register or not. They will have the reservation for another 2 weeks, whereafter the remaining seats are released.

 

Preregistration SOS Approach to Feeding 2022

  • Write information about your workplace - also if you have a private clinic.
  • If you have any comments, you can write them here

 

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