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Digital Seminar

When Picky Eating Is More Than Just Picky Eating


Speakers:
Rebecca Thomas, RD, LDN |  Stefanie Ginsburg, RD, CEDS-C
Duration:
2 Hours 14 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Sep 12, 2023
Product Code:
POS078658
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

It’s been ten years, since ARFID (avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder) was recognized as an official diagnosis…and many healthcare providers are still struggling with diagnosing and treating it.  Gain a deep understanding of the causes, symptoms, and diagnostic criteria for AFRID, as well as the impact it has on children’s physical and psychological well-being. Learn evidence-based strategies for assessment, intervention, and treatment planning with a focus on creating a supportive environment for those affected.  Learn to distinguish between normalized picky eating and ARFID while also improving your understanding of this disorder.
 

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Florida Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

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Speaker

Rebecca Thomas, RD, LDN's Profile

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Rebecca Thomas, RD, LDN, is a registered dietician based in Maryland, with a passion for helping children recover from eating disorders. She founded the B.R.A.V.E. program (Better Recovery for ARFID and Very Picky Eating) and is the owner of Food Freedom Nutrition Group. Rebecca previously worked as the adolescent eating disorder dietitian at The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt in Baltimore, MD. In 2019, Rebecca partnered with Stefanie Ginsburg, RD, CED-S to co-create and co-lead two different sessions of Mastering ARFID: 8 Week Training for Dietitians, as well as an online training course for clinicians entitled, Treating ARFID: The Newest Eating Disorder on the Block. She is also a founding member of the ARFID Collaborative, a nationwide collective that provides support and education to those with ARFID and educational resources to providers. Rebecca has spoken at various global conferences such as Danone’s 2020 Global Symposium and Nutricia’s 2021 Global Conference. She has also been featured on popular podcasts such as Rebecca Scritchfield’s Body Kindness podcast and The Feed podcast series: The Spectrum of Picky Eating. As one of the state ambassadors for the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians, Rebecca is dedicated to advancing the field of eating disorder treatment and providing the best possible care to her clients.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Rebecca Thomas is the founder of Food Freedom Nutrition Group and is the co-owner of The Arfid Pros. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Rebecca Thomas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic, the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians, Behavioral Health& Nutrition. She is a founding board member of the ARFID Collaborative.

 

 


Stefanie Ginsburg, RD, CEDS-C's Profile

Stefanie Ginsburg, RD, CEDS-C Related seminars and products


Stefanie Ginsburg, RD, CEDS-C, has been a registered dietician since 2006, after receiving her bachelor’s degree in nutritional sciences from Rutgers University and completing a one-year dietetic internship with the Rutgers School of Biomedical and Health Sciences. Her career began as a nutrition therapist working for three years at the Center for Eating Disorders through Penn Medicine Princeton Health, treating inpatients and partial hospitalization patients of all ages. During an 8-year tenure at Eating Recovery Center of Denver’s Child and Adolescent Program, she became a senor clinical dietician and the company’s subject matter expert in the treatment of patients with an ARFID diagnosis, helping to create a treatment protocol, admission assessments and providing trainings for fellow clinicians and floor staff. While with ERC and since starting her private practice, she has trained a multitude of professionals, working at all levels of care, about ARFID and best care practices. She is the co-creator and co-lead for two different sessions of Mastering ARFID: 8 Week Training For Dieticians, as well as an online training course for clinicians, entitled, Treating ARFID: The Newest Eating Disorder on the Block. Located in the Greater Denver Metro Area, her aim is to bring expertise in ad dedication to eating disorders as a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist and Approved Consultant (CEDS-C), her many years of experience helping people make peace with food, and her ARFID training and consulting services to eating disorder treatment centers, providers, and support systems.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Stefanie Ginsburg is a founding member of AFRID Collaborative, co-founder of AFRID RDs, and maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Stefanie Ginsburg is a member of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals, the International Federation of Eating Disorders Dietitians, the Eating Disorder Registered Dietitians and Professionals, the National Eating Disorders Association, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She serves on the advisory board of VERY.Health.

 


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Objectives

  1. Distinguish between normalized picky eating and ARFID.
  2. Determine the signs/symptoms and medical consequences of ARFID.
  3. Develop a treatment plan for ARFID in pediatric patients that includes cognitive-behavioral therapy, family-based therapy, and nutritional rehabilitation.

Outline

Introduction to ARFID
  • Definition and diagnostic criteria
  • Prevalence and epidemiology
  • Medical consequences of ARFID
Identification and Diagnosis of ARFID
  • Signs and symptoms of ARFID in pediatric patients
  • Differential diagnosis and distinguishing between normalized picky eating and ARFID
  • Assessment tools and techniques for diagnosing ARFID
Treatment of ARFID in Pediatric Patients
  • Multidisciplinary approach to treating ARFID
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy and family-based therapy interventions
  • Nutritional rehabilitation and feeding/eating approaches
Limitations of Research and Potential Risks
  • Acknowledgment of current limitations in research on ARFID
  • Discussion of potential risks associated with the presented interventions and treatment modalities
Conclusion and Takeaways
  • Summary of key takeaways from the course
  • Clinical application of techniques and interventions related to ARFID in pediatric patients
  • Future directions for research and treatment of ARFID in pediatric patients

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Physical Therapist
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Occupational Therapists

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