Dietitians, Nutritionists, Nurses who hold the title of Competent Professional Authority (CPA) in the Illinois WIC Program
Class Times
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

To provide the most current information to new Competent Professional Authority (CPA) staff working in the Illinois WIC program on the fundamentals of medically prescribed formulas

Additional Information

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the Illinois WIC Program Formulary and medically prescribed formula product characteristics.
  • State the WIC Program policy and procedure requirements on the assessment, education, and referrals regarding medically prescribed formulas
  • Demonstrate understanding of the WIC MIS for food package assignment, documentation on the formula and medical nutritional prescriptions form, and benefit issuance of medically prescribed formulas.

By registering for this training, I certify I have completed and agree to the following:

  • CPA Orientation Checklist, all items apart from Illinois WIC State Trainings
  • WIC clinic experience as a CPA for a minimum of 60 days; 90 days is preferred
  • Access to equipment and a training environment conducive to remote-based (online) training
  • Completed the ‘CPA Competencies for Issuing Formulas SSM’ as part of orientation checklist; reviewed SSM with supervisor and familiar with Illinois WIC Contract formulas and issuance
  • Attendance for the entirety of the training and participation throughout the training are required to receive a certificate of completion and continuing education credit. Trainees may be asked to participate by speaking, utilizing the chat function, submitting activities, or other modes of interaction.
  • Please note: If fewer than 5 trainees register for this training, it may be canceled and registrants will need to register for the next available date.

Registration for this training closes one week prior to the scheduled training date.


RN: 3
Registered Dietician
Jennifer Allington, MS, RD, LDN; Melissa Banz, MS, RD, LDN, CLC; Jaclyn Castellanet, MS, RD, LDN,CLC; Ginny Belt, BS, RD, LDN, CLC; Jessica Gadomski, MS, RDN, LDN, Amanda Gelasi, MS, RD, LDN; Constance Herriott, MS, RDN, LDN, CLC; Valerie Koress, MS, RDN, LDN, IBCLC; Jennifer Nance, MS, RDN, LDN, CLS.
Training Type

Upcoming Events

Jul 10, 2024 - Virtual
Sep 18, 2024 - Virtual
Nov 07, 2024 - Virtual
Jan 08, 2025 - Virtual
Mar 05, 2025 - Virtual
May 21, 2025 - Virtual