CPA Training

Registration Fee

Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch

Continuing Education Credits offered

Agenda (Two Day Training)

Training: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Registration: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Lunch: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Upcoming Dates & Locations

October 2-3, 2019
Great Wolf Lodge
3575 N US Highway 31 S
Traverse City, MI 49684

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Overnight Accommodations

In order to secure training overnight room rate, rooms must be booked at least 31 days prior to the start of each training. When calling for overnight accommodations, please identify that you are attending WIC Training for the government rate.

November 13-14, 2019

Detroit, MI

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2020 Dates & Locations

March 04-05, 2020

Lansing, MI

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July 15-16, 2020

Mt. Pleasant, MI

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Past Dates & Locations

June 26-27, 2019
Holiday Inn Marquette
1951 US-41
Marquette, MI 49855

April 10-11, 2019
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Detroit - Dearborn
5801 Southfield Fwy
Detroit, MI 48228

March 20-21, 2019
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bay City – Riverfront
One Wenonah Park Place
Bay City, Michigan, 48708

November 7-8, 2018
Four Points by Sheraton Kalamazoo
3600 E Cork St Ct
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

This training provides continuing education hours for Nurses. A Certificate of Attendance with educational hours will be provided for healthcare professionals who can self-report. Submit questions to
At the end of this workshop, participants will learn how to:
  • Properly screen and assess the WIC client and assign appropriate nutrition risk factors.
  • Determine appropriate food packages pertaining to clients’ risks and needs while maintaining compliance with regulations and policy.
  • Properly assign and change a client’s food package in the electronic record.
  • Describe how to properly screen and assess the client’s nutritional status and health concerns and assign appropriate risk factors.
  • Develop Nutrition Education Plans incorporating clients’ concerns, needs and goals.
  • Describe how to incorporate client-centered and critical thinking skills in nutrition assessment, education and documentation.
  • Identify appropriate referrals with the community to meet client’s needs.
  • Demonstrate proper food package assignments pertaining to client’s risks and preferences, while maintaining compliance with federal regulations and policy.
  • Demonstrate how to properly process common food packages changes and manage benefits.
  • Describe the key education points for client food redemption of authorized foods and utilization of benefits.
  • Identify ways to support breastfeeding through assessment of the breastfeeding dyad and make appropriate, timely referrals.
  • Nancy Erickson, MS, RD, CLE
  • Amy Thompson
  • Tina Hickey
  • CPA (Required within 1 year)
    • RD/RDN (Required within 1 year)
      • Coordinator (Required within 1 year)
        • NE Coordinator (Required within 1 year) Modules:
  1. MI-WIC All Clinic Staff Training
  2. MI-WIC CPA Training
  3. MI-WIC One Year Certification and the Child Evaluation Appointment
All participants registering in advance will receive a confirmation letter, including a map and directions. If you do not receive a confirmation letter one week prior to the event, or if you have any questions regarding registration, please contact MPHI at (517) 324-8330.
Cancellations and no-shows for any reason, including inclement weather conditions and weather related emergencies, are subject to the full registration fee if there is one. Refunds will not be given at any time. Substitutions are welcome. For Event or Registration Questions: Call (517) 324-8330 or email

The full policy is available for you to read during the registration process under "Terms and Conditions" prior to submitting your registration.

Please Note: Due to flu season, we ask that if you experience any symptoms related to the flu, please stay home and do not attend the event. Contact MPHI either by phone or email if you will not be attending. To learn more about the flu and what you can do, please visit or call (800) 232-4636.