Competent Professional Authority (CPA) Refresher

Target Audience Competent Professional Authorities working in the Illinois WIC Program
Course Length 1 day
Class Times 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Description To provide current information and skill enhancement to Competent Professional Authority (CPA)staff utilizing participant centered services in the Illinois WIC program.
Performance Objectives
  • Discuss the WIC Program policy and procedure requirements for participant centered services (PCS)
  • Demonstrate the use of counseling skills to encourage behavior change
  • Understand Value Enhanced Nutrition Assessment (VENA) process using participant centered services
  • Incorporate participant centered services with WIC food benefits education and referrals
Special Instructions
Course Code Meeting/Conference
Attendance 3
Clock Hours (Social Workers)
Contact Hours RN:3
Registered Dietitian 3
Trainer(s) 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; Jennifer Nance, MS, RDN,LDN, CLS; Shirley Smith, MS, RD, LDN, CLE; Elizabeth Verzo, MS, RDN, FAND, CLS; Susan Waltrip, MS, RDN, LDN.


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