MADISON, Wis. (2/13/13)--The CUNA Certified Financial Counselor School, June 9-13 in New Orleans, is designed to help credit union counseling professionals develop skills to guide members through their financial lives.
Through live sessions, face-to-face discussions and insights from financial counseling experts, attendees gain confidence in their counseling abilities and learn to inspire financial confidence in their credit union's members.
CUNA Certified Financial Counselor School can be attended in three parts: Part 1, Part 2 or Update:
- CUNA Certified Financial Counselor School: Part 1. Attendees learn to assess members' current financial situation and explore resources and strategies to help get those members on track toward financial independence.
- CUNA Certified Financial Counselor School: Part 2. Attendees learn prevention strategies to keep members out of troubling financial situations and to educate members on the underlying causes of financial difficulties.
- CUNA Certified Financial Counselor School: Update. Attendees hear from leaders in the field and stay up-to-date with the latest counseling techniques to help members reach their financial goals.
For those attendees who choose to earn their Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor (CCUFC) designation, CUNA offers on-site exam credit toward certification. Both Part 1 and Part 2 must be completed to become certified. Attendees of Update can recertify their CCUFC designation.