Dates are scheduled at the request of interested participants.
Instructor: Suzanne Evans Morris, Ph.D.,
Location: 1124 Roberts Mountain Road
Faber, VA 22938
Phone: (434) 361-2285
The workshop will be held at the New Visions House, approximately 30 miles southwest of Charlottesville, Virginia, nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Suzanne Evans Morris, Ph.D., is a speech-language pathologist in private practice near Charlottesville, Virginia. She is nationally and internationally known for her work in identifying and treating young children with feeding and pre-speech disorders. Dr. Morris maintains a practice which includes direct clinical work, continuing education workshops, development of clinical materials and clinical research. She is the director of New Visions, which sponsors innovative workshops for the teaching of feeding-related skills, and provides family-oriented clinical services. Dr. Morris has studied Neurodevelopmental Treatment approaches extensively in England, Switzerland, and the United States. She is the author of the Pre-Speech Assessment Scale, a rating scale for the measurement of pre-speech behaviors in children from birth through two years, and co-author of Pre-Feeding Skills: A Comprehensive Resource for Mealtime Development, 2nd edition, the Mealtime Participation Guide, the Homemade Blended Formula Handbook and A Crianca Não Quer Comer (in Portuguese).
The Mentor Program provides participants with the opportunity for in-depth exploration of feeding and mealtime issues and specific exploration, discussion and feedback of their clinical work with children and families. This is an individual mentoring experience with Suzanne Evans Morris.
Each 3-day Mentor Program is custom-designed, based on the particular focus requested by the participant. Please contact Suzanne Evans Morris for more detailed information
Participation in a Mentor Program is limited to therapists who have taken the New Visions workshops "Nourishing the Whole Child in the Development of Oral Feeding Skills" or the Mealtime Partners' Workshop, "Becoming a Mealtime Partner". Other experienced therapists will be eligible based on their specific background in the area of feeding and mealtime experience.
Topics will be developed jointly by Suzanne Evans Morris and the Mentor Program participant.
3-day program= $2,750
Monthly follow-up phone or Skype consultations – $150 per hour
A non-refundable deposit of $750 must accompany the registration.
Please call Suzanne Morris at (434) 361-2285 to discuss the Mentor Program and potential dates.
Lodging is available at local motels or bed & breakfast homes.
The New Visions House is located 40 miles from the Charlottesville, VA airport and 100 miles from the Richmond, VA airport and 140 miles from Washington Dulles airport. Most participants who are flying choose to rent a car at the airport and drive to New Visions. Arrangements for airport transportation can also be made through Fallen Oak Bed and Breakfast if you are staying there.
Because of the small size and diversity of workshop participants, continuing education credits are not offered for this workshop. Participants can arrange for CEUs from their professional organization through other means. Talk to Suzanne Morris for more detailed information.