Publications that have earned the ESI Seal of Approval:

Publications that earn the ESI Seal of Approval are consistent with the Satter Eating Competence Model (ecSatter) and/or the Satter Feeding Dynamics Model (fdSatter). Materials that address feeding children follow Satter’s Division of Responsibility in Feeding (sDOR).

NOTE: All of the publications written by or with Ellyn Satter are, of course, consistent with fdSatter and ecSatter and are not listed here.

 

BOOKS

Amanda's Big Dream is a child's  picture book about how grownups help a little girl to keep loving her body and finding herself to be capable – just as she is. Book.

 

TRAINING

Helping Parents to Feed Well so Children Can Eat Well: Best Practices for Community Health Workers, Promatores, Parent Educators, and Other Para-Professional Staff Working Directly With Parents of Young Children. This 2-hour training is divided into four modules, approximately 30 minutes each. Complete the modules in the order presented. In order to receive a certificate of completion, all four modules must be completed. Training.

Obesity Prevention During the Well Child Visit is an hour-long training for pediatric health care providers on how to apply Satter's Division of Responsibility within the clinic setting. Research evidence and developmental stages in feeding are addressed. Training.

Child Feeding Skills Update and Impact of Parent Referral to the 5 Keys Class. An hour-long online training for pediatric healthcare providers that deepens understanding of how to apply Satter’s Division of Responsibility in the context of the well child visit.  Training.

 

EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS

Eating Competence is a no-cost handout on being a competent eater. Written by Ellyn Satter and designed and published by Nutrition Education Engineering and Designs Center (NEEDs) at The Rochester Institute of Technology. For more information, click here.

Mealtime Moves and Countermoves is a no-cost tipsheet that guides caregivers in using the Division of Responsibility at mealtime. Written by Ellyn Satter and designed and published by Nutrition Education Engineering and Designs Center (NEEDs) at The The Rochester Institute of Technology. For more information, click here.

Words or Actions that Hinder or Help is a no-cost tipsheet that focuses on a child’s mealtime remarks or actions and caregivers responses. Written by Ellyn Satter and designed and published by Nutrition Education Engineering and Designs Center (NEEDs) at The The Rochester Institute of Technology. For more information, click here.

Parenting Well with Food  written by Ellyn Satter. Includes guidelines for applying the Division of Responsibility, tips for being active, and solving common feeding problems.  Three-panel, 2-color handout, 2-sided handout. Unfolded measures 8½ by 11 inches, folded is 3½ by 8½ inches. Published and sold by Noodle Soup. Order.

Division of Responsibility Refrigerator Magnet. Published and sold by Noodle Soup. Order.

Mealtime is Family Time is a no-cost digital program that addresses the Division of Responsibility with preschoolers at mealtime published by Nutrition Education Engineering and Designs Center (NEEDs) at The Rochester Institute of Technology.
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Eating Together as a Family is Worth It is a no-cost digital program that shows the importance of mealtime with school-age children published by Nutrition Education Engineering and Designs Center (NEEDs) at The The Rochester Institute of Technology.
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VIDEO and DVD

Comfortable Cafeterias is a free 15 minute video by Montana Team Nutrition that emphasizes pleasant and supportive school lunchtime. CLICK FOR: Video  &  Training

Happy Mealtimes & Healthy Kids DVD is a 20 minute video by Learning ZoneXpress that teaches the division of responsibility in feeding. ($99.95). Click here for more

Mindful Eating features 5 videos demonstrating client response to recovering Eating Competence through the How to Eat program. CLICK FOR: Video

Pass the Peaches Please is a free 15 minute video by Montana Team Nutrition that and emphasizes positive feeding in child care. CLICK FOR: Video  &  Training