Family Development Credential Program • Begins October

The FDC Program is a professional development course and credentialing program through the University of Connecticut for frontline family workers to learn and practice skills of strength-based family support. FDC offers an experiential and supportive adult learning environment that promotes discussion and reflection.

Enrollment for the 2017 Fall/Winter FDC class is now closed.

After you submit your application, you will receive notification three business days informing you if your application has been accepted. Enrollment will close when 15 candidates enroll.  Invoices for the enrollment fee will be sent following acceptance of each candidate’s application.

Weekly classes, held every Friday, with breaks for holidays, will begin in late October and extend through February 2018. A tentative class schedule appears below. The initial class meeting will take place over two-days on October 26 & 27 at the ACAAA Training Center; 1111 W. 6th, Suite C; Little Rock AR 72201.

Intro & Chapter 1 10/26 & 27 Chapter 7 1/12
Chapter 2 11/3 Chapter 8 1/19
Chapter 3 11/17 Chapter 9 1/26
Chapter 4 12/1 Chapter 10 2/2
Chapter 5 12/8 & 12/15 Final Review & Portfolio Day 2/9
Chapter 6 1/5 Exam 2/16

Those applicants whose applications have been accepted are advised to immediately order the course materials.  Materials may be ordered through the order form downloadable here.  (Please note that downloading the e-book version of the FDC book is not recommended; e-books can only be downloaded at a rate of 50 pages per week and the font size is very small.)

Also available is a collection of frequently asked questions about the Family Development Credential Program; that document can be downloaded here.