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Participant Centered Services (PCS) and ReNEW

Improving health outcomes through participant centered services

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RENEW Initiative Documents

RENEW Regional Training (September 2018)


RENEW Regional Training (March 2018)


Participant Centered Services - Info for Coordinators

PCS sustainability

WIC PCE e-Learning Modules

WIC PCE e-Learning Modules (WIC Training Modules page): There are ten separate e-learning modules in the Participant Centered Education instruction.

Certifier Training and Resource Materials

Certifier training materials

Skills cards

  • Skills cards including these topics: spirit of participant centered services, opening the conversation, open-ended questions, affirmations, reflections, summarizing, offering nutrition education, use of printed materials, closing the conversation

Tools and Forms

Circle charts
Blank charts, English and Spanish Full page layout Half page layout
Suggested topics: all English Spanish
Suggested topics: Pregnancy English Spanish
Suggested topics: Postpartum English Spanish
Suggested topics: Breastfeeding English Spanish
Suggested topics: Infants 0-5 months English Spanish
Suggested topics: Infants 6-12 months English Spanish
Suggested topics: Children 13-23 months English Spanish
Suggested topics: Children 2-5 years English Spanish

Continual Learning In-Services

Continuing education overview

Open-ended questions Instructor Staff
Affirmations Instructor Staff
Reflecting Instructor Staff
Summarizing Instructor Staff
Completing the full assessment before providing education Instructor Staff
Dealing with resistance Instructor Staff
Providing anticipatory guidance Instructor Staff

Level 2 CE Lessons
Providing advice Instructor Staff
Health outcomes Instructor Staff

Clerical Training Materials

Observation guides

Group Nutrition Education Resources


Group resource cards

Skill cards
  Strategy cards