Are you wondering what skills are necessary for practitioners to effectively work with customers in reaching their financial goals? What behaviors and attitudes can make a person financially confident? What barriers do consumers face in working toward long-term financial security? In this faculty-led online course, the counselor will build core financial knowledge, tools and problem-solving skills that will enable them to assist their clients with financial concerns, increase client’s financial well-being and work toward their financial goals.
This course is designed for financial coaches, financial and housing counselors, program managers, rental housing counselors, and community development professionals.
This faculty-led course takes place over four weeks and includes up to a 90-minute weekly live web conference session, self-paced online assignments and the use of peer discussion forums. Participants should expect to spend approximately four hours per week on course related reading and assignments.
This course satisfies training requirements to obtain initial NCHEC certification for Rental Housing Counseling and Financial Capability. It provides 12 continuing education hours for all other NCHEC certifications.