December 23, 2014 WIC Update


SUBJECT 1: STATE WIC OFFICE CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY AND NEW YEAR’S DAY
SUBJECT 2: MANDATORY ADMINISTRATIVE UPDATE TRAINING - REGISTRATION OPEN

JOB POSTING: PART-TIME COMMUNITY DIETITIAN - FAMILY CARE HEALTH CENTERS

SUBJECT 1: State WIC Office Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. The State WIC Office will be closed and there will be no WIC Help Desk coverage on Christmas Day, December 25, 2014 and New Year’s Day, January 1, 2015. If you have any questions, please contact Mark Davis at Mark.Davis@health.mo.gov or 573-526-5323 or 800-392-8209

SUBJECT 2: Mandatory Administrative Update Training - Registration Open. As was stated in the October 7 WIC Update, the USDA recently conducted a Management Evaluation of Missouri WIC. The WIC State Office is holding two trainings to provide guidance on the Nutrition and Administrative findings. The Administrative Update Trainings have now been scheduled for early in 2015 at 8 locations throughout the state. The WIC Coordinator from each agency must attend. Other WIC local agency counseling staff is encouraged to attend. You may register for the training here.

This is a one-half day training scheduled from 8:00 am - 12 noon or 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Dates and locations for trainings are as follows:

If you have questions, contact Betty Cassidy at Betty.Cassidy@health.mo.gov 573-526-0209

 


WIC Positions

JOB POSTING: Part-Time Community Dietitian - Family Care Health Centers. Family Care Health Centers has an opening for a part-time (24 hrs./week) Community Dietitian. Responsibilities include providing nutrition assessment, education and counseling to eligible WIC families, outpatient medical nutrition therapy, and community outreach. Qualifications: BS in Nutrition, RD or RD eligible; Licensed in Missouri. For additional information, please contact Amy Callico, RD, LD and Beth Kreisler, RD, LD at 314-353-5190 x3043, callia@lpha.mopublic.org, kreisb@lpha.mopublic.org