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WIC Nutrition Education Toolkit

The Toolkit is a collection of resources designed to help WIC staff provide nutrition education.

General Information

  • Bright Futures in Practice – Nutrition
  • California WIC Program Manual, Nutrition Education Requirements - Section 400, 2009
  • Changing WIC, Changing Lives: Transitioning to Healthy Eating and Active Living 2007 (PDF) "Opens a new browser window"
  • Healthy People 2010, Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health
  • http://www.healthypeople.gov/Document/pdf/Volume2/19Nutrition.pdf
  • http://www.healthypeople.gov/Document/pdf/Volume2/22Physical.pdf
  • Learner-Centered Education, 2002 (PDF)"Opens a new browser window"
  • Nutrition Education, 2002 (PDF)"Opens a new browser window"
  • WIC Nutrition Services Standards, United States Department of Agriculture, 2001
  • WICWorks Learning Center
  • WICWorks Sharing Center
  • Theory

  • Key Theories, Models, and Processes Relevant to Nutrition Education, 2002 (PDF)"Opens a new browser window"
  • Nutrition Education Approaches and Methods, 2002 (PDF)"Opens a new browser window"
  • Group Education

  • Designing Learner-Centered Education for Groups, 2002 (PDF)"Opens a new browser window"
  • Dialogue-Based Adult Learning, 2002 (PDF)"Opens a new browser window"
  • Facilitated Group Discussion Empowering Our Participants, 2002 (PDF)"Opens a new browser window"
  • Family-Centered Education in WIC Getting Children Ready for School,  2007(PDF)"Opens a new browser window"
  • Recipe for Successful Group Education, 2002  (PDF)"Opens a new browser window"
  • Individual Education

  • Tips for Learner-Centered Individual Education, 2002 (PDF)"Opens a new browser window"
  • Developing Education Materials

  • Criteria for Developing and Evaluating WIC Education Materials, 2002 (PDF)"Opens a new browser window"
  • How to Determine Readability of Education Materials, 2005 (PDF)"Opens a new browser window"
  • The Beauty of Bulletin Boards, 2002 (PDF)"Opens a new browser window"
  • Evaluation

  • How to Evaluate a WIC Nutrition Education Program, 2002 (PDF)"Opens a new browser window"
  • WIC Evaluation Resource Guide, United States Department of Agriculture,1991
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    Last modified on: 12/15/2009 12:21 PM