Competent Professional Authorities working in the Illinois WIC Program
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
To provide current information and skill enhancement regarding nutrition risk assessment, participant centered counseling and food package assignment to Competent Professional Authority (CPA) staff in the Illinois WIC program.
- Identify nutrition risk factors per the Nutrition Risk Criteria
- Demonstrate the use of counseling skills to encourage behavior change
- Determine WIC food benefits and assign appropriate food packages
Melissa Banz, MS, RD, LDN, CLC; Jaclyn Castellanet, MS, RD, LDN,CLC; Ginny Belt, BS, RD, LDN, CLC; Jessica Gadomski, MS, RDN, LDN, CLC; Constance Herriott, MS, RDN, LDN, CLC; Emily Mansfield, MS, RD, LD; Jennifer Nance, MS, RDN, LDN, CLS; Shirley Smith, MS, RD LDN; Elizabeth Verzo, MS, RDN FAND, CLS