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Examples of Activities for WISE Report Categories

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General Administration:

  • General management (majority of the local agency director’s salary)
  • Salaries of accountant, program specialist, and ADP specialist for time spent on general admin activities
  • Outreach
  • Program reporting
  • Vendor contracts/evaluations
  • Vendor monitoring
  • Food instrument security and accountability
  • Food instrument reconciliation
  • Payroll and employee time accounting
  • Personnel counseling, performance evaluation, monitoring
  • Accounting, audits, self audits (not NE or BF portion)
  • Financial or legal services
  • Clerical support for accountants program specialists, director
  • Prevention of fraud
  • Office equipment, furnishings, supplies used to support general admin activities
  • Data processing (ADP) costs, associated with general admin activities
  • Portion of office space/utilities, telephone, fax services, postage/freight & travel to support general admin activities

Client Services:

  • Obtaining/assessing height, weight, and blood samples for certification
  • Obtaining/assessing diet recall information
  • Explanation of eligibility to applicants
  • Issuance of food instruments
  • Training participants on how to use their food instruments
  • Referrals to other health care and social services
  • Coordination with other agencies/programs to obtain services for WIC clients
  • Participation in activities which promote a broader range of health and social services for participants
  • Participation in surveys/studies which evaluate the impact of WIC on its participants
  • Medical supplies and equipment necessary to conduct required diet and health assessments
  • Portion of office space/utilities, phone, fax services, postage/freight & travel used to conduct clients service activities
  • Clerical support for clinic operations associated with serving clients
  • Scheduling of appointments
  • Income screening and verification

Nutrition Education:

  • Teaching nutrition education classes (not BF)
  • Individual counseling (not BF)
  • Documenting NE contracts
  • NE portion of self audit
  • Preparation/planning for NE classes or individual counseling sessions
  • Developing and providing NE materials
  • Attendance of NE training sessions (to include travel, course fees, tuition)
  • NE training of other staff
  • Completing NE modules
  • Interpreter/translator services to facilitate NE
  • Enclosure of NE materials in advance/triple envelopes
  • Scheduling of NE classes
  • Equipment and furnishings used to conduct NE activities
  • NE supplies/materials such as brochures, incentive items of nominal cost, demonstration food item
  • Evaluation or monitoring of NE
  • Portion of office space/utilities, telephone, fax services, postage/freight & travel used to conduct NE activities
  • ADP services which provide nutrition education (multi-media units), track nutrition risk or NE contacts

Breastfeeding:

  • Teaching, planning and preparing for BF classes
  • Individual counseling on breastfeeding
  • Interpreter/translator services to facilitate breastfeeding education
  • Peer counseling to include scheduling and coordination
  • Developing and providing BF materials
  • Breastfeeding materials/supplies such as brochures & breastfeeding aids used in BF promotion and support
  • Attendance of BF training sessions (to include travel, course fees, tuition)
  • Self audit to assess adherence to BF policies
  • Scheduling of BF sessions
  • Evaluation or monitoring of BF
  • Portion of office space/utilities, telephone, fax services, postage/freight & travel used to conduct BF activities
  • Equipment and furnishings used to conduct BF activities
  • ADP services which track breastfeeding rates

Note: these examples are not all inclusive

 

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Last updated February 11, 2013