WIC Reimagined - Conference

WIC Reimagined - Conference

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MN WIC Program

2017 MN WIC Conference on May 3-5, 2017

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Agenda
Session Descriptions
Updates
Presentation Handouts


Agenda

2017 Minnesota WIC Training Conference - WIC Reimagined - Agenda (PDF)

 

Session Descriptions

WIC Reimagined - 2017 MN WIC Training Conference May 3-5 Session Descriptions (PDF)

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Updates

Post Conference Update – Additional & Follow-Up information
(PDF) - 5/17/17

Social Media Session at MN WIC Conference – Follow Up
(PDF) - 5/17/17

Conference Evaluation and CEU Certificate
(PDF) - 5/10/17

WIC Conference Update
(PDF) - 4/26/17

WIC Conference – Updates & Reminders!
(PDF) - 4/19/17

WIC Conference Update
(PDF) - 3/22/17

Service Awards for WIC & CSFP – Deadline to Submit March 17th
(PDF) - 3/8/17

WIC Conference Updates
(PDF) - 3/1/17

WIC Conference Registration Is Now Open!
(PDF) - 2/1/17

MN WIC Training Conference May 3-5
(PDF) - 1/25/17

Invitation to Exhibit at the WIC Conference
(PDF) - 1/25/17

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Presentation Handouts

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Preconference Workshops

Session Title
Presenter
Presentation Handout
Breastfeeding Matters: Helping Moms Get a Great Start
Cathy Carothers, BLA, IBCLC, FILCA

Experience Resilience

 

Focus on the Positive

 

Making Stress Work
for You

Buffalo Hospital/Allina Health

Corey Martin, MD, Buffalo Hospital/Allina Health

Christy Secor, DNP, RN, Buffalo Hospital/Allina

Face the Facts: Understanding Poverty
Urban Immersion, GMCC, Minneapolis, MN
No Handout

 

General Sessions

Session Title
Presenter
Presentation Handout
Welcome to MN WIC Re-imagined!
Betsy Clarks, MS, WIC Program Director
Public Health’s Role in Advancing Health Equity in Minnesota
Dr. Ed Ehlinger, MDm MSPH, Minnesota Commissioner of Health
The First 1000 Days and the Impact on Lifetime Health
Dr. Michael K. Georgieff, University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Iron Deficiency Anemia and the Effect on Brain Development
Dr. Michael K. Georgieff, University of Minnesota School of Medicine
The Power of a Follow Up--Adding Value to WIC Education
Bernadette Landers MPA, RD, IBCLC, Altarum Institute
The Role of Implicit Bias in Breastfeeding Disparities
Sherry L. Payne MSN RN CNE IBCLC CD (DONA), Executive Director, Uzazi Village
Hot Topics in Nutrition
Cathy Breedon, PhD., Depart. of Pediatrics, Sanford Health, Fargo, ND

 

Concurrent Sessions - Thursday, 8:15 - 9:30 AM

Session Title
Presenter
Presentation Handout
Strengthening Peer Counselor Programs
Cathy Carothers, BLA, IBCLC, FILCA. Every Mother, Inc.

 

Concurrent Sessions - Thursday, 12:45 - 2:00 PM

Session Title
Presenter
Presentation Handout
Managing Allergies in Infants and Children
Allan Stillerman MD, Allergy & Asthma Specialists
Optimizing Preterm Infant Growth and Neurodevelopment: It’s not all about weight gain!
Sara Ramel, M.D. Dept. of Pediatrics, University of MN
Welcoming African American Women into your Clinic
Sherry L. Payne MSN RN CNE IBCLC CD(DONA), Uzazi Village
The Role of Implicit Bias in Breastfeeding Disparities
Sherry L. Payne MSN RN CNE IBCLC CD (DONA), Executive Director, Uzazi Village
Customer Service that will Keep ‘em Coming Back
Bernadette Landers, MPA, RD, IBCLC, Altarum Institute

To Clip or Not to Clip: Tongue-tie, Breastfeeding and Frenotomy
Lori Ricke, MD, FABM, HealthPartners
Put WIC Data to Work for You
Joni Geppert, MPH, RDN, LN, MDH WIC Epidemiologist and Marcia McCoy, MPH, IBCLC, MDH WIC Research Scientist

 

Concurrent Sessions - Thursday, 2:30 - 3:45 PM

Session Title
Presenter
Presentation Handout
Feed the Baby: What Formula Feeding and Supplementing Mothers Aren’t Hearing
Stephanie A. Rodriguez-Moser, IBCLC, RLC, CPST-I
The Effect of Feeding Practices, Parenting style, and Parent Weight Conversations on Preschool Aged Children’s Eating Behaviors
Jerica M. Berge, Ph.D., MPH, LMFT, CFLE, Univ. of MN
Breastfeeding in the African-American Community-Grassroots Innovation and Best Practice Models
Sherry L. Payne MSN RN CNE IBCLC CD(DONA), Uzazi Village
Not Available
Customer Service that will Keep ‘em Coming Back
(repeated session)
Bernadette Landers, MPA, RD, IBCLC, Altarum Institute

WIC Reimagined—Sharing Quality Improvement Projects that Work!
Local agency WIC Innovators: Katie Galloway and Rosalie Pierce-Martin, Dakota Co., Jodi Flaagan, Quin Co. Renee Lukkason, Cass Co., Mei Yeh, Sherburne Co.
Understanding Poverty Workshop-part 1 of 2
(preconference -
repeated session)
Sara Peterka, Urban Immersion GMCC, Minneapolis, MN
No Handout

 

Concurrent Sessions - Thursday, 3:50 - 5:05 PM

Session Title
Presenter
Presentation Handout
Common Ethical Dilemmas in Maternal and Child Nutrition
Aida Miles, MMSc, RDN, LD, LMNT, FAND, Univ. of MN, School of Public Health
The Effect of Feeding Practices, Parenting style, and Parent Weight Conversations on Preschool Aged Children’s Eating Behaviors
(repeated session)
Jerica M. Berge, Ph.D., MPH, LMFT, CFLE, Univ. of MN
It Works in WIC! Breastfeeding Promotion and Support
Facilitated Group Discussion featuring: Kay Olson-Fischer, Bloomington; Dawn Liemandt, Chisago Co.; Stephanie Ross, Nobles Co.; Peggy Talsness, Otter Tail Co. and all attendees
Working Effectively with In-Person Interpreters and the Language Line--getting the most out of your interpreter services
Danushka Wanduragala, MPH, International Health Communication MDH; Mimi Mohamud, International Health Fellow, MDH; Cathleen Urbain, PhD, Pediatric Home Services and Chair, Advocacy Committee, Interpreting Stakeholder Group
Social Media—What works? What is MDH Doing? What can Local Agencies Do for Outreach to WIC participants?
Kaia Johnson, MDH Communications Office
Understanding Poverty Workshop-part 2 of 2
(no new attendees)
Sara Peterka, Urban Immersion GMCC, Minneapolis, MN
No Handout

 

Concurrent Sessions - Friday, 10:15 - 11:30 AM

Session Title
Presenter
Presentation Handout
The Impact of Family History on Creating a Healthy Food Culture: How histories of disruption and/or current disorganization can get in the way
Carol F. Siegel, PhD, LP
Let’s Talk Formula and other Prenatal and Infant Nutrition Hot Topics
Cathy Breedon, PhD., Department of Pediatrics, Sanford Health, Fargo, ND
No Handout
Experience Resilience
Karla Heeter, Buffalo Hospital
A Chat with WIC Management Team
Betsy Clarke, MS, WIC Program Manager, MDH; Rick Chiat, MPA, WIC Vendor Unit Supervisor, MDH; Pat Faulkner, MS, WIC Breastfeeding, Training & Communications Unit Supervisor, MDH; Rebecca Gruenes, MS, RD, LD , WIC Nutrition & Clinic Services Unit Supervisor, MDH; Carol Rowe, MS, RD, LN, WIC Operations Unit Supervisor, MDH
Collaborations Between WIC and the Community
Liz Short, Aitkin Co; Maggie Domski, Washington Co.; Jackie Jenson, Mille Lacs Reservation; Jessie Zins, St Paul/Ramsey Co.

 

General Session - Friday, 12:45 - 2:00 PM

Session Title
Presenter
Presentation Handout
Keynote Speaker
Karla Heeter, Buffalo Hospital/Alina Health

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