Professionals Certificate in the DIR-FCD Model (Basic Course) – Unit 1 of 4


CL1 is the first level of Profectum’s DIR-FCD™ professional certification courses. This online course uses the DIR-FCD™ model to guide assessment and intervention for social-emotional development in infants, children, adolescents and families.


Unit One: Introduction to the DIR-FCD Model

  • Introduction to the DIR-FCD Model (The Multi-disciplinary Approach)
  • The Basic Principles of the DIR/Floortime Model
  • Introduction to Floortime
  • Introduction to the FEAS
  • Understanding the Child’s Individual Profile
    • Sensory Processing
    • Motor Development
    • Language Development
  • Visual-spatial Intelligence
  • The Neurobiology of Autism and Regulatory Disorders
  • Mental Health for Non-Mental Practitioners in working with families
  • The Functional Emotional Developmental Levels (FEDL’s)

Although all providers in this directory have completed one or more of Profectum’s certificate training courses on the DIR-FCD model, the providers listed in this directory are independent contractors. Providers are not agents nor are they employees and nor are they under the control of Profectum Foundation. Providers are solely responsible for the quality of the services you receive.