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Play with your food: An Integrative Approach to the Most Difficult Feeding Challenges - Session 3 (Nov, 2019)
Nov 08 - 09, 2019 | Contact Ho 13.00 | USD $435 | Roanoke, Virginia
Play with your food: An Integrative Approach to the Most Difficult Feeding Challenges is organized by Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) and will be held from Nov 08 - 09, 2019 at Carilion Clinic Rehabilitation Center, Roanoke, Virginia, United States of America. Audience This course is designed for OTs, PTs and Assistants,SLPs, Registered Dieticians, and Special Educators. Eating affects the entire lifespan and problems occur at all ages. Most commonly we see food refusals and other maladaptive eating behaviors in autism spectrum disorders, however disordered eating and food refusals occur frequently in ADHD, developmental delays, and even with typically developing children. Credits This course meets the criteria for 13 contact hours (1.3 CEUs). Approved sponsor by the State of IL Department of Financial and Professional Regulation for Physical Therapy. Application has been made to the IL EI Training Program, the MD and NJ Boards of Physical Therapy Examiners. The DC, DE, PA and VA Boards of Physical Therapy accept other Board's approvals. This workshop meets accepted standards for continuing competence activities in MA and NH. Approved for 13 CEUs for dietitians.Approved Provider by the NY State Board of Physical Therapy for 15.6 contact hours Approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association #3043, for 13 contact hours Intermediate Level Occupational Therapy Process: assessment, intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. NBCOT professional development provider-13 PDUs.This course is offered for up to 1.3 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). Course Description: Do you have a caseload full of children who refuse to eat because of sensory challenges, food sensitivities, behaviors, or even no apparent reason? This course addresses the growing problem of food refusals and nutritional deficiencies from a revolutionary new perspective and focuses on self-regulation, socio-cultural, and emotional perspectives while incorporating conventional nutrition, oral-motor skills, sensory processing and behavioral techniques. Susan’s highly successful, integrative approach integrates body, mind and spirit and uses play, the primary occupation of childhood, as a focal point to improve outcomes and plot a course to happier and healthier mealtimes. The seminar format involves extensive case problem solving and participants will apply the provided tools to their own clients. These tools include: structured observations of play and mealtime behaviors; food journals for nutrition, sensory, and food sensitivities; functional, measurable performance objectives aligned with academic goals; and play based mealtime implementation strategies. The participant will be able to: • Discuss commonalities in the development of play, emotional intelligence, and mealtime skills. • Identify common medical conditions associated with food refusals and the research-based evidence that needs to guide mealtime interventions. • Compare and differentiate a child's current food choices for nutritional value and sensory preference. • Generate plans for successfully introducing new and nourishing foods to develop epigentic resilience to disease. • Design therapeutic interventions that motivate and reward expanded food choices and the development of competent eating skills via the gut-brain connection. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and Tapping: Evidence-Based, Mind-Body Treatment Approach to the Anxiety Spectrum Disorders and Pain (Dec 02, 2019)
Dec 02, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Roanoke, Virginia
Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and Tapping: Evidence-Based, Mind-Body Treatment Approach to the Anxiety Spectrum Disorders and Pain is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 02, 2019 at Holiday Inn Roanoke - Valley View, Roanoke, Virginia, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychotherapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Nurses • Addiction Counselors • Occupational Therapists • Case Managers • Other Mental Health Professionals Course Description: The anxiety spectrum exemplifies the disorders where emotions override thought. Fragmented memories get stored in the body. The Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) collapse this uncomfortable emotional and physical reactivity, freeing a path for spontaneous insights and clearer thinking. Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is a comprehensive mind-body treatment that desensitizes three areas: unwanted thoughts, emotions and physical reactions. EFT combines physical interventions derived from restorative (self-applied) acupressure theory with cognitive interventions. EFT is an evidence-based practice with over 100 published studies. One published study demonstrated a 24% decrease in cortisol (stress hormone) level in the EFT group. (Energypsych.org) EFT is an effective brief therapy and belongs in every therapist’s tool box. Transform your clinical excellence. Bring EFT into your practice and treat resistant problems that other methods failed. This seminar focuses on cutting-edge techniques of EFT to treat the anxiety spectrum disorders, including: Phobias • Generalized Anxiety • Social Anxiety Disorder • Panic • OCD • Acute Traumatic Stress Reactions These mind-body methods are emerging into mainstream mental health, trauma treatment, coaching, employee assistance programs and sport psychology arenas as a rapid, effective, non-invasive, calming, desensitizing tool. Do not miss this opportunity to learn evidence-based techniques you can use immediately with your clients and improve treatment outcomes. Objectives: • Explain the origin and efficacy of the Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) including peer reviewed, published research. • Implement self-applied, light touch or tapping on acupoints to calm and rebalance the body system while thinking about disturbing upsets to create a desensitized state as measured by continuous dropping of the SUDS level. • Distinguish that EFT is a mind-body treatment that desensitizes unwanted thoughts, emotions and physical discomfort. • List exploratory questions to elicit the first or worst defining event and how to treat in all manifestation in the past, present and future. • Demonstrate EFT techniques for stress, phobias, generalized anxiety disorder and panic and traumatic events. • Describe how EFT can greatly diminish OCD-frustrating compulsions and unwanted habits. • Acquire a two-prong approach to treating social anxiety: EFT and social skill building. • Describe why EFT works in conjunction with and beyond talk therapy and how it often cuts quickly through resistant problems. • Explore working with pain reduction using acupoints and psychological constructs of metaphors and emotions. • State the ethical concerns of not working outside the knowledge base and obtaining ongoing “permission” to use these methods.
Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors - Roanoke
Dec 09, 2019 | Contact Hours 6.30 | USD $249.99 | Roanoke, Virginia
Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children and Adolescents: Non-medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Dec 09, 2019 at Holiday Inn Roanoke - Valley View, Roanoke, Virginia, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 6.3 contact hours. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Psychologists • Marriage and Family Therapists • Speech-Language Pathologists • Teachers • School Guidance Counselors • Case Managers • Nurses • School Administrators • Educational Paraprofessionals • Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants • Other Helping Professionals that Work with Children Course Description: Children and adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Asperger’s, anxiety, mood and disruptive disorders provide constant clinical, school and parenting challenges. Attend this seminar and learn new, effective non-medication strategies for your client’s most challenging behaviors including: • Tantrums • Running out/away • Noncompliance • Nagging • Refusing to work/help • Yelling/screaming • Bullying • Panic/anxiety reactions • Lack of follow through • Not following directions You will walk away with immediate strategies for out of control behaviors and techniques for emotional regulation along with long-term treatment strategies to help kids at home and school. Jennifer Wilke-Deaton is a clinical expert and has worked with the most challenging kids both in clinical and school settings. Through the use of case studies and action oriented handouts, you will leave this seminar with solutions to turn your most challenging kids around. Course Objectives: • Utilize clinical strategies to reduce the frequency, duration and severity of behavioral episodes that challenge therapists, educators, professionals and parents. • Implement both proactive and reactive strategies for oppositional, defiant and disruptive behavior in children and youth. • Discriminate between the clinical presentation of behavioral episodes and psychiatric symptoms to inform treatment. • Communicate how a skilled observation of behavior informs your treatment approach. • Develop clinical skills for establishing a therapeutic rapport to overcome treatment resistance in children and adolescents. • Effectively develop a behavior intervention plan and safety plan across all settings including home and school.