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A New Tool to Assess Feeding in Childhood

Date: November 17th, 2021

Listen to this webinar to hear from world renowned speaker and authority on feeding and eating Ellyn Satter, of the Ellyn Satter Institute. During this webinar, Ellyn introduced her newly released validated tool which measures the Satter Division of Responsibility in Feeding (sDOR) for children 2-6 years old. This new tool, together with Satter’s Eating Competence Model, suggests a strong connection between parents’ Eating Competence and their children’s nutritional well-being.

By watching this webinar you will:

  • hear about what this new tool is,
  • learn how you can rely on it, and what it tells you, and
  • understand how to use it in your current work.


Ellyn Satter, MS, MSSW

Ellyn Satter is an internationally recognized authority on eating and feeding. She created the Satter Feeding Dynamics Model and the Satter Eating Competence Model and is active in research testing the models as well as helping professional and parents apply them. Satter is the author of the Division of Responsibility in Feeding, which is considered the gold standard for feeding children. She is a nutritionist, family therapist, author, trainer, publisher, and consultant. During her over 40-year clinical career, she worked first as a Registered Dietitian in an outpatient medical practice, then as a psychotherapist in private practice specializing in family-based treatment of eating disorders. She began her writing and speaking career in 1983 with the publication of Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense.