Working With Children With Special Diets, Allergies, and Specialized Feeding Issues – Spring Professional Development Day 2017

May 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fisher College, Boston Campus
118 Beacon St
Boston, MA 02116
EPS Region 6 Team

Working With Children With Special Diets, Allergies, and Specialized Feeding Issues (in English) .5 CEU

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Food allergies affect 1 in 13 children in the United States; with young children being affected the most6. Food allergies, food sensitivities and other feeding issues are an increasing concern for early education and care programs. Participants will be introduced to the health and safety needs of children with special dietary needs and ways to support these children and collaborate with families and health professionals. Participants will begin to develop their own individual health care plan for children with special diets, allergies, and specialized feeding issues in their program. Participants will receive .5 CEU credit hours.

Participants select one training topic for the entire day. Educators, administrators, and ECE program staff are welcome to participate in this professional development day. The cost of $15.00 per person, includes a box lunch and CEU or certificate fees and materials. Special prize drawings and opportunities to network with peers! Preference in enrollment will be given to educators who live or work in EEC Region 6. A Professional Qualifications Registry (PQR) number is required for registration. Email the EPS Region 6 Team at with any questions.

EPS Region 6 Spring Professional Development Day Agenda

9:00 – 9:30           Registration/Networking/ Coffee & Pastries

9:30 – 10:00        Welcome – Speaker (Prize Drawing)

10:00 – 12:30      Training (2.5 hours)

12:30 – 1:30         LUNCH (Prize Drawing)

1:30 – 4:00           Training (2.5 hours)

4:00- 4:15             Participants pick up certificates

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