Nutrition Assessment and Risk Factor Training

Target Audience Dietitians, Nutritionists, Nurses who hold the title of Certifying Health Professional (CHP) in the WIC Program. Intended for:
  • CHP’s who seek a refresher of WIC Clinic activities such as health & nutrition assessment, risk factor assignment, and offering nutrition education to WIC participants
  • Course Length 1 day
    Class Times 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Description To enable the learner to conduct accurate assessments, assign nutrition risk factors correctly and offer appropriate nutrition education and referrals as required by the WIC Program.
    Performance Objectives Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Collect accurate and reliable measurements per policy
  • Assess and assign all applicable risk factors per policy
  • Describe what education should be offered related to assigned nutrition risk factors
  • Special Instructions Meeting date and location:
  • Region 5: 3/06/2019: Mt. Vernon Visitor Center, 200 Potomac Blvd., Mt. Vernon, IL., 62864 - large conference room; parking lot on site.
  • Course Code Meeting/Conference
    Clock Hours (Social Workers)
    Contact Hours
    Registered Dietitian
    Trainer(s) Melissa Banz, MS, RD, LDN, CLC; Ginny Belt, BS, RD, LDN, CLC; Stephanie Bess, MS, RD, LDN; Emily Colson, MS, RDN, LDN, CLC; Sarah Deig, RD, LDN, CLC; Jessica Gadomski, MS, RDN, LDN; Constance Herriott, MS, RDN, LDN; Bindi Desai Lessing, MPH, RD, LDN; Jennifer Nance, MS, RDN,LDN, CLS; Shirley Smith, MS, RD, LDN, CLE; Susan Waltrip-Buck, MS, RDN, LDN.


    To register, please choose a date:

    Dates Location
    11/8/2018 By Region
    3/6/2019 By Region

    Additional classes scheduled by local agency request.