Anxious Eaters and Anxious Mealtimes

Course: #4452Level: Intermediate1 Hour 39 Reviews

This practical webinar will identify who are anxious eaters and outline sensitive and systematic ways to support these worried eaters and their families in mealtime peace and expanding diets. The approach is based on the responsive feeding principles of the Get Permission Approach that begins with child success and tiptoes towards change with small positive and compassionate steps.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify who are anxious eaters.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define systematic desensitization as an underlying strategy for the Circles of Sensitivity strategies.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define rehearsals, new food trying techniques, and re-define TRY IT as supports for mealtime success.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Description and Characteristics of Anxious Eaters
15-20 Minutes Circle of Sensitivity Descriptions
20-30 Minutes Characteristics of Mealtime Peace
30-40 Minutes Descriptions of Grade the Ask
40-50 Minutes Strategies of New Food Trying
50-55 Minutes Importance of Parent Success
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q &A


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