Registration for all trainings is required. A link to the registration form is provided on each training page.
Minimum system requirements for eLearning is as follows:
- Internet Explorer 8 (web browser)
- Install the latest Adobe Acrobat Reader Note: Deselect the Google Chrome default browser checkbox, if applicable.
- Install the full Version of Adobe Flash Player
- Speakers or headphones for audio
If you have any difficulties accessing the e-Learning Training Webinars, please send email to Danne.Ward@health.mo.gov.
Missouri WIC Information Network System (MOWINS) Training - The MOWINS training is in the process of being converted from face-to-face training to e-Learning. At this time, the face-to-face trainings are no more. The e-Learning trainings consist of seven (7) sessions. Currently, there are five (5) sessions ready for viewing. WIC Staff are working diligently to complete the remaining two (2) sessions. The link below will take you to the e-Learning page for MOWINS, where you can access the available sessions. Clicking on the session links will take you to a registration page for each session. Agencies will be notified via WIC Updates as the remaining sessions are available for viewing. http://health.mo.gov/living/families/wic/mowins/mowinstrngsessionsregistration.php
Applicant Processing Standards - This training provides an overview of the time frames required to certify new participants from the date of request, as well as documentation needed for the initial certification appointment.
Income Assessment and Documentation - This training provides an overview of assessing income for participants to determine income eligibility; documentation for proof of income; adjunctive eligibility; and obtaining a zero income affidavit for individuals who are not adjunctively eligible and declare no income.
Orientation to WIC Module - The purpose of this training provide background information about the Missouri WIC Program
Communicating With Participants Effectively Webinar - The purpose of this training is to describe the various Value Enhanced Nutrition Assessment principles that are essential skills for all staff to master.
HPA Self-Paced Module - The purpose of the Health Assessment Module is to introduce the new employee (herein after referred to as trainee) with policies and procedures of the WIC Program.
Civil Rights Training - This training provides an overview of the civil rights regulations and laws, customer service issues related to discrimination.
WIC Immunization Training Webinar - The purpose of this training is to ensure all WIC staff understands their role in screening and providing referrals to WIC participants. Additional resources: 1.) Reference Sheet for Immunization Screening and Referral 2.) Immunization Training Certificate
Nutrition Training Manual (NTM) - The purpose of this manual is to provide overview on best practices in nutrition education and counseling for women, infant and children.
Counseling Guides - provides anticipatory guidance on anthropometric, biochemical, clinical, dietary and breastfeeding. These guides are intended for use by the CPAs who provide nutrition education and counseling using the 3-Step Counseling method for women, infants and children. Note: This resource is optional.
Prenatal Counseling Guide
Postpartum Counseling Guide
Infant (Breastfeeding) Counseling Guide
Infant (Formula) Counseling Guide
Infant/Children Complementary Feeding Counseling Guide
Children Counseling Guide
Combined Nutrition Coordinator and WIC Coordinator Training Please e-mail Debby Hanlon at firstname.lastname@example.org and Rose Sipakati at email@example.com when you have completed all the modules. When at least 10 LWP Nutrition Coordinators/WIC Coordinators have completed all modules, a Customer Service presentation (the last module of the training) will be conducted through a conference call/Adobe Connect meeting. In addition, a Q&A session will be held during this call to discuss any questions you may have regarding these modules, or other areas related to your role as a Coordinator. The total time for the call will not exceed 2 hours. Upon completion of the conference call, certificates of completion will be issued.
OPTIONAL - This training covers the various functions of the Nutrition Coordinator and the WIC Coordinator responsibilities, including program planning, development, evaluation and administration, and coordination and implementation of all nutrition and breastfeeding services provided through the Local WIC Provider. Please use the Combined Nutrition Coordinator and WIC Coordinator Webinars Checklist to help you keep track of modules completed as needed.
Nutrition and WIC Coordinator Webinar modules
Introduction to Nutrition Coordinator (14 minutes)
Introduction to WIC Coordinator (7 minutes)
Nutrition Services Standards (10 minutes)
Nutrition Education (25 minutes)
WIC Food and Formula (15 minutes)
Staff Roles (19 minutes)
Local Agency Contract/Local Agency Plan (15 minutes)
Inventory Systems (8 minutes)
Marketing and Outreach (18 minutes)
Contract Monitoring (15 minutes)
Breastfeeding Promotion and Support (23 minutes)
Resources List for Nutrition and WIC Coordinators
Please e-mail Debby Hanlon at firstname.lastname@example.org and Rose Sipakati at email@example.com when you have completed all the modules. When at least 10 LWP Nutrition Coordinators/WIC Coordinators have completed all modules, a Customer Service presentation (the last module of the training) will be conducted through a conference call/Adobe Connect meeting. In addition, a Q&A session will be held during this call to discuss any questions you may have regarding these modules, or other areas related to your role as a Coordinator. The total time for the call will not exceed 2 hours. Upon completion of the conference call, certificates of completion will be issued.
National Voter Registration Act Training - The purpose of this training is to ensure compliance with the National Voter Registration Act of 1993, the Missouri State law and WIC polices.
Other Trainings (Optional):
Nutrition Assessment & Extended Certification Training - The purpose of the training is to provide the counseling staff (CPA/Nutritionist) with information on revised follow-up questions and extended certification components for infants, children and breastfeeding women (> 6 months). The Follow-Up and MCA Nutrition Assessment questions will be available at http://health.mo.gov/living/families/wic/wiclwp/forms.php.