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Welcome to the California WIC Training Manual 2010

The WIC Training Manual 2010 was designed mainly for paraprofessionals so they can become certified WIC Nutrition Assistants. The manual covers the 6 tasks for certification.

 TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • TASK I: COMMUNICATION AND CULTURAL COMPETENCE

  • Module A (PDF) Customer Service
  • Module B (PDF) Communication Verbal and Nonverbal
  • Module C (PDF) Working with Diverse Staff and Participants
  • Module D (PDF) Civil Rights, Confidentiality, Sexual Harrassment and Child Abuse
  • TASK II: CERTIFICATION AND RECERTIFICATION

  • Module A (PDF) Overview of WIC Services
  • Module B (PDF) Certification and Subsequent Certification (recertification) 
  • Module C (PDF) Basic Information about Nutrition Education Contacts and NEP
  • TASK III: HEALTH ASSESSMENT

  • Module A (PDF) Basic Nutrition
  • Module B (PDF) Nutrition and Health Assessment
  • Module C (PDF) Prenatal Nutrition and Breastfeeding Objectives
  • Module D (PDF) Postpartum Nutrition
  • Module E (PDF) Infant Nutrition
  • Module F (PDF) Child Nutrition and Parenting Skills 
  • Module G (PDF) Nutrition and Health Referrals 
  • TASK IV: LEARNER-CENTERED INDIVIDUAL NUTRITION EDUCATION

  • Module A (PDF) Individual Nutrition Education
  • TASK V: FOOD INSTRUMENTS AND FOOD PACKAGES

  • Module A (PDF) Prescribing Food Instruments
  • Module B (PDF) Issuing Food Instruments
  • TASK VI: LEARNER-CENTERED GROUP NUTRITION EDUCATION

  • Module A (PDF) Adult Learning Theory and Learner-Centered Education 
  • Module B (PDF) Facilitating Group Nutrition Education 
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