This workshop will explore the importance of creating routines and using mealtimes to connect with family. Participants will learn ways to incorporate teaching responsibility, nutrition and table manners. Effective interventions to gain cooperation from a picky eater will also be discussed.
Jodi Maspaitella has a Masters in counseling and has been working with children and families in private and non-profit agency settings since 1993. She has facilitated numerous trainings for biological, foster and adoptive parents and works as an in-home parent coach where she combines her love of teaching with her love of children. Jodi and her husband are both foster and adoptive parents and have had the opportunity to parent children of all ages, from infants through young adults. To learn more about her services, please go to www.familieshelp.net or contact her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-557-1423