Participant Centered Counseling

Target Audience An interactive workshop designed to provide the most current information to Registered Nurses, Dietitians and other health professional working with the Illinois WIC program on Nutrition Counseling.
Course Length 1 day
Class Times 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Description To enable the learner to provide the most current information to health professionals working with the Illinois WIC program on Nutrition Counseling.
Performance Objectives 1. Describe participant centered services (PCS). 2. Demonstrate the use of counseling skills to encourage behavior change. 3. Identify counseling skills by use of observations
Special Instructions Meeting date and location:
  • 10/05/2017: Mt. Vernon Convention and Visitors Bureau, 200 Potomac Blvd., Mt. Vernon, IL., 62864
  • 10/25/2017: DeKalb Community Outreach Building, 2500 N. Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb, IL., 60113 - limited to 24 attendees
  • 11/17/2017: Will County Health Department, 501 Ella Avenue, Joliet, IL., 60433 - limited to 24 attendees
  • 11/30/2017: DuPage County Health Department (Lower Level Training Room), 111 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187 - limited to 24 attendees
  • 12/08/2017: McLean County Health Department, 200 W. Front Street, Bloomington, IL., Conference Room 323: Parking not allowed in health department lot. Parking available in Lincoln Parking Garage, 101 East Front Street, Bloomington, IL., 61701, $7-$8 per day, cash only
  • Course Code Meeting/Conference
    Attendance 5
    Clock Hours (Social Workers)
    Contact Hours RN: 5
    IBCLC
    Registered Dietitian 5
    Trainer(s) Melissa Banz, MS, RD, LDN, CLC; Ginny Belt, BS, RD, LDN, CLC; Stephanie Bess, MS, RD, LDN; Sarah Deig, RD, LDN, CLC; Bindi Desai Lessing, MPH, RD, LDN; Jennifer Nance, MS, RDN, LDN,CLS; LaShon Reese, MEd, RD, LDN; Shirley Smith, MS, RD, LDN, CLE

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    Additional classes scheduled by local agency request.