Helping the Whole Child: Self-Control & Behavior and Foodtime™


This bundle gives you access to both the Foodtime™ and the How to Improve Self-Control and Behavior by Strengthening Communication and Emotional Health workshops.


  • Increase positive feelings with mealtime routines and with food
  • Increase intake and repertoire of food
  • Improve oral motor skills necessary for eating age-appropriate foods
  • Decrease sensory aversions to certain textures and tastes to food
  • Decrease behaviors that interfere with eating

How to Improve Self-Control and Behavior by Strengthening Communication and Emotional Health

  • Dr. Greenspan’s theory about understanding behavior and identifying it causes
  • How our current understanding of neuroplasticity supports his theory
  • How to improve behavior from the ground up, leading to lasting behavioral changes and emotional self-awareness
  • How to improve communication, thinking, and emotional range while addressing the causes of behaviors

The courses are available to stream 24/7 for 30 days from the date of purchase. You can watch and re-watch the videos at your own pace on your computer or mobile device.

**If you require a Certificate of Participation, please email greenspanfloortime(at!) after you have concluded the course.**

Study Questions

  1. What is the Greenspan/DIR model?
    1. An intervention that follows a chronological order to teach skills.
    2. Something you do to mitigate affective experiences available to children.
    3. Teaching a behavior to address a specific symptom a child displays.
    4. A model used to identify a child’s social-emotional strengths and weaknesses.
  2. Which is NOT a part of the Greenspan approach?
    1. Relating within meaningful, positive relationships
    2. Communication across all therapeutic curriculums
    3. Teaching a child an outcome, what to say, and what to do
    4. Encouraging a child to do the thinking
  3. The Greenspan approach is a parent-_____ approach and a therapist-____ approach.
    1. supported; centered
    2. centered; supported
    3. supported; directed
    4. advocated; centered