WIC Medically Prescribed Formula & Counseling Fundamentals Training

Target Audience Dietitians, Nutritionists, Nurses who hold the title of Certifying Health Professional (CHP) in the WIC Program. Intended for:
  • CHPs who seek an introduction to medically prescribed formula issuance and counseling techniques used in WIC Clinic
  • Course Length 1 day
    Class Times 09:30 am - 03:30 pm
    Description To provide the most current information to health professionals working with the Illinois WIC Program on the fundamentals of medically prescribed formulas and nutrition counseling techniques.
    Performance Objectives Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the Illinois WIC Program Formulary and the characteristics of the formulas and medical nutritional products offered
  • State the WIC Program policy and procedure requirements for issuing, educating and referring of medical nutrition products
  • Identify participant centered counseling techniques
  • Demonstrate ways to share information and provide education using participant centered counseling techniques
  • Special Instructions Date and Location of training:
    • Region 1: 00/00/0000: Seigle Outpatient Center, 2653 W. Ogden, Chicago, IL. 60608. Parking is available in the hospital parking garage located at 1500 S. California; Reduced parking cost is applicable, just ask security.
    • Region 2: 10/11/2018: DeKalb County Health Dept., Multi-Purpose Room, 2500 N. Annie Glidden Rd., DeKalb, IL., 60115: park in biggest lot behind Community Outreach Bldg. and in front of Health Dept.
    • Region 3: 10/04/2018: McLean County Health Department, 200 W. Front Street - Conference Room 322, Bloomington, IL: Parking is not available on the health department lot but can be found at the Lincoln Parking Garage, 101 East Front Street - pay with cash, $7 to $8 per day
    • Region 4: 06/19/2018: Sangamon County Department of Public Health: Conference Room, 2833 South Grand Avenue East, Springfield, IL: space is limited to 25 and parking is available on site.
    • Region 5: 00/00/0000: 200 Potomac Blvd., Mt. Vernon, IL., 62864 - large conference room; parking lot on site.
    Course Code Meeting/Conference
    Attendance
    Clock Hours (Social Workers)
    Contact Hours
    IBCLC
    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.

    Events

    To register, please choose a date:

    Dates Location
    10/4/2018 By Region
    10/11/2018 By Region

    Additional classes scheduled by local agency request.