DIR-FCD™ Introductory and Non-Certificate Courses for Parents and Professionals

DIR-FCD™ Introductory and Non-Certificate Courses are perfect for professionals, parents, family members and anyone who wants to gain the foundations of understanding the individual profiles of individuals with diverse needs, strategies to help them (and you) develop stronger abilities for engaging, playing, thinking and communicating.

These courses are offered as both interactive, online classes and self-paced, independent study. Choose the format, length and depth that works best for you. They are chock full of strategies you can use immediately and are the perfect foundation for entering our certification courses, but are also robust enough to stand on their own!  Get started now and don’t forget to share this information with your family, colleagues, school and clinic staff, and anyone who wants to learn more about the model!

Profectum Parent Toolbox

  • Free
  • Online
  • Simple strategies to help you engage and interact with your child
  • Mini-webcast series
  • Accompanying workbook
  • Self-directed
  • Go at your own pace
  • Share with parents and family, clinicians, educators and administrators, public service providers and the general public

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Profectum Apprentice Courses

  • $225-$320 per course
  • Online
  • Simple strategies to help you engage and interact with your child
  • Mini-webcast series
  • Accompanying workbook
  • 7-10 one and a half hour weekly online sessions guided by expert Profectum faculty
  • Maintain motivation and consistency with the support of your faculty guide and course mates
  • Have the opportunity to see extra clips and examples each week as the guide individualizes to your  group’s needs
  • Certificate of Completion received at the end of each course (Note: This is not the same as acquiring a DIR-FCD certificate)
  • Share with parents and family, clinicians, educators and administrators, public service providers and the general public

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Profectum Parent Educational Program

  • Starting at $25 per theme
  • Online
  • This series goes more in-depth (than the above programs) on topics requested by parents including the following themes
    • The Family
    • Science and Medicine
    • Understanding Individual Differences
    • Behavior
    • Floortime
    • Intervention Programs
    • Young Adults
  • In-depth webcast series
  • Self-directed
  • Go at your own pace
  • Share with parents and family, clinicians, educators and administrators, public service providers and the general public

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Introduction to the DIR-FCD Model for Professionals and Parents

  • Online
  • This series is more general in focus than the parent programs above. It contains a series of 15 webcasts on a well-rounded range of DIR-FCD topics, including the basics of how to use the model. This series has a lifespan perspective, and although introductory has a lot of depth!
  • In-depth webcast series
  • Self-directed
  • Go at your own pace
  • Share with parents and family, clinicians, educators and administrators, public service providers and the general public

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