Pretend City Symposium 2015

Wednesday February 18

6:00 PM  –  8:30 PM

Pretend City Symposium -  The Psychology Needed to Feed Children Well 

Date:  Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Time:  6:00 - 8:30 pm

Specifically for:  Parents, caregivers, educators and healthcare professionals in the pediatric field.  This workshop is focused on the adult learner.

Fee:  Free to attend for adults.  Childcare is available for $10 per child and includes specialized activities.  Advanced registration is required.

This workshop offers practical guidance in compassionate feeding that can help to treat or prevent childhood obesity, picky eaters and stressful feeding dynamics. Individuals will understand the basic nutritional concepts and meal planning, the psychology of feeding children of all ages and the division of responsibility.

Presented by: Dr. Patricia Ronald Riba, MD, a board certified pediatrician who specializes in childhood obesity in Orange County, CA. She is the founder and Medical Director for Serving Kids Hope (formerly Dr. Riba's Health Club), a community-based organization designed to prevent and treat nutrition-related health problems in children aged 0-18 years and their families. Dr. Patricia is also co-author of Fit Kids Revolution, a parenting guide book that teaches parents about feeding children and preventing obesity in a realistic and safe way.