- Identify how restrictive/selective eating is seen in outpatient practice
- Identify the contributing factors for restrictive/selective eating
- Understand the underlying behaviours associated with restrictive/selective eating
- Understand treatment considerations for outpatient practice
Dr. Sheri Nsamenang, CPsych, Stephanie Tibelius, RD & Anne Marie DiGravio, RD at Hamilton Health Sciences
Dr. Sheri Nsamenang is a licensed Clinical and Health Psychologist. She has been working at the Children’s Exercise and Nutrition Centre (CENC), at McMaster Children’s Hospital for 5 years, where she supports the complex psychosocial needs of children in the Growing Healthy Weight Management and the Pediatric Lipid Clinics. She is an Assistant Professor (part-time) with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University. She previously worked at the Inpatient Mental Health unit at McMaster Children’s Hospital, and was a post-doctorate fellow with a specialty in supporting the complex needs of children in state custody at Cherokee Health Systems and UT-CHS Center.
Stephanie Tibelius is a registered dietitian who has been working at McMaster Children’s Hospital for the past 5 years. She has experience working in the Metabolic program as well as inpatient general pediatrics. Stephanie joined the Children’s Exercise & Nutrition Centre in 2016.
Anne Marie started her career in Toronto at Sunnybrook Hospital. Before moving to McMaster she worked in the community hospitals with various individuals across the lifespan. She has been at McMaster for the last 12 years. She started in the Pediatric Diabetes Clinic and is now part of the Growing Healthy weight management and the Pediatric Lipid Clinic in the Children’s Exercise and Nutrition Center.
Resources Mentioned in Session
- Picky Eaters Handout – 4 Practical Strategies
- The Good Parenting Food Guide (book)
- Picky eating and child weight status development: a longitudinal study
- Picky eating in children: causes and consequences
- Picky eating in an obesity intervention for preschool-aged children – what role does it play, and does the measurement instrument matter?
- Association of Picky Eating and Food Neophobia with Weight: A Systematic Review
- Childhood fussy/picky eating behaviours: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies
- Downs Syndrome Association of Toronto
- Developmental Service Ontario
- Dickie’s Cooking School
- Developing and Implementing Activity Schedules