ICFE eNEWS #13-09 - July 22nd 2013
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS.org) accepts ICFE Certification and Education Programs for Professional Development Units (PDUs).
San Diego, CA. - Acquiring Continuing Education Units (CEUs),
also known as Professional Development Units (PDUs), are a fact
of life for most licensed professionals and others who have
earned specialty designations including teachers, nurses, and
those selling insurance and/or securities, among numerous
others. They are also required of people who have earned a
professional designation, such as CFP - Certified Financial
Planner or RFC - Registered Financial Consultant, which is
overseen by the International Association of Registered
Financial Consultants (IARFC) and the Association for Planning
and Counseling Education.
The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
based in Alexandria, VA, have four programs which call for
certificate holders to acquire 75 PDUs every three years.
• Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS)
• Human Development & Family Studies (HD&FS)
• Hospitality, Nutrition, and Food Science (HN&FS)
• Personal and Family Finance Educator (PFFE)
The ICFE's Certification Programs accepted for AAFCS PDUs are:
• Certified Credit Report Reviewer (15)
• Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist (15)
The ICFE also has certification courses in credit and budgeting
education, consumer debt collection compliance and four other
programs that are accepted for continuing education units by a
variety of professional organizations nationwide, CFPs and the
CFP Board of Standards and Practices, the National Association
of Certified Credit Counselors (NACCC), and the Association for
Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE) to mention a few.
For more information about the number of PDUs accepted for the
programs mentioned above, please visit
www.financial-education-icfe.org or contact
the ICFE: email@example.com .