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WIC Nutrition Assistant (WNA) Candidate's Assessment Workbook (2010)

The WIC Nutrition Assistant (WNA) certification process is a standardized competency based system for certifying paraprofessional staff as Competent Professional Authorities (CPAs).  The WNA Candidate’s Assessment Workbook is designed for local agency paraprofessional staff going through this certification method.  To obtain a copy of the Candidate’s Assessment Workbook, click on the desired links below to download and print.

Qualified reviewers may obtain the WNA Reviewer's Guide by contacting the state WIC program at WICTCDS@cdph.ca.gov.

WNA Candidate's Assessment Workbook Tasks:

  • Candidate’s Assessment Workbook Binder Cover Page (PDF)Opens in a new browser window
  • Candidate’s Assessment Workbook Binder Sleeve (PDF)Opens in a new browser window
  • Task I (PDF)Opens in a new browser window- Communication and Cultural Competence
  • Task II (PDF)Opens in a new browser window- Certification
  • Task III (PDF)Opens in a new browser window- Nutrition and Health in WIC
  • Task IV (PDF)Opens in a new browser window- Individual Education/Counseling
  • Task V (PDF, 1.2MB)Opens in a new browser window- Food Instruments and Food Packages
  • Task VI (PDF)Opens in a new browser window- Group Education (Class)
  •  WNA Certification Guidance for Candidates & Reviewers:

  • WNA Certification Process (PDF)Opens in a new browser window
  • Task Content (PDF)Opens in a new browser window
  • Glossary of Common WNA Certification Terms (PDF)Opens in a new browser window 
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    Last modified on: 9/15/2014 3:14 PM