Refresher Training 2011 Nutrition Area Sophia Talbot, RD April 27, 2011
Today’s Outline WIC – Mary Jane Keifer, R.D. Food Stamps Growth Assessment question COPA General Info
Please make sure all areas in COPA are marked and match.
Every family should receive a WIC resource, a Pediatric Referral, and/or a WIC Questionnaire that CSB will fax to the WIC office.
New form In
Please help parent understand… applying
will not affect their immigration status money that would have been spent on food can be used for something else
FPA: ask either how FS are working for them if they applied, or ask if they would like to apply if they took resources
Food Stamp/WIC Screening Form
Growth Assessment question
Only put “Yes” when physical has note from doctor about this. Nutritionist will mark this after case management.
Remember to check and change, if needed.
Please use American units.
Use conversion calculator on internet: http://www.metric-conversions.org * Donâ€™t forget, also convert ounces to pounds. (Example: 32 lb., 4 ounces is not 32.4 lbs, it is 32.25 lbs.)
Use L-for-A, W-for-L, and W-for-A.
Need assessment date To
calculate BMI and produce growth charts, Gender, DoB, Ht, Wt, and Assessment Date is REQUIRED.
Nutrition assessment should be completed within 45 days of enrollment.
Weigh and measure overweight and obese children every other month
Best practice to say â€œSee referralâ€? in comment section, otherwise it looks like nothing was done.
Things to look out forâ€Ś
General Info Assist with filling out WIC or Food Stamp application and/or questionnaire, if possible. Best practice is to do action right then Ongoing vs. In progress
Is expected to continue In progress: Is expected to be resolved
Questions? Brookside: (510) 374-3732 Nutrition office: (510) 374-3850 Office: (510) 374-3067 Cell: (925) 250-2561 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org