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CUNA Certified Financial Counselor School Set For June

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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.

HR/TD Conference Offers SHRM Recertification Credits

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MADISON, Wis. (2/13/13)--For the seventh consecutive year, CUNA HR/TD Council's annual conference will offer Society for Human Resources Management recertification credits to attendees. 

The conference will be held April 21-24, at the Grand Californian Hotel in Anaheim, Calif.

Human resources and training topics to be covered include:

  • Innovation;
  • Health care reform;
  • Employee benefits;
  • Leadership skills;
  • Credit union industry update;
  • Disney's approach to training;
  • Generational differences; and
  • Labor and employment law update.
Recipients of the third annual CUNA HR/TD Council Excellence Awards also will be recognized at the conference.

Attendees at the conference can earn up to 15.25 recertification hours toward their Professional in Human Resources, Senior Professional in Human Resources and Global Professional in Human Resources recertification through the Human Resource Certification Institute. Pre-conference workshop attendees will receive three certification credits. Those attending general sessions and breakouts will earn 12.25 credits.