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[NHNLA] Financial Capability I: Financial Counseling
September 20, 2017 @ 8:30 am - September 21, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
The NHN Learning Alliance (NHNLA) is currently registering counselors for the Financial Capability I: Financial Counseling training in Brooklyn, NY. This CITI Community Development sponsored training is no charge and open to all nonprofit housing counseling agencies. Other costs (such as travel, lodging, etc.) are at the participant’s expense. Refreshments and lunch will be provided everyday. Please use discount code FCPBT to clear the registration fee.
Housing counselors and social service case managers increasingly find themselves dealing with clients who need to address various financial barriers. This course provides the basic strategies and information needed to increase professionals’ ability to assist their clients. This is a beginner course which will leave a new counselor with all the tools to successfully counsel a client to reach their financial goals. The class will touch on ethical issues that may arise as well and give the best practices on how to run an efficient counseling session.
Participants in this course will be able to:
1. Assist clients with Goal setting
2.Understand how to analyze all income types including self-employed clients
3. Assist clients in understanding what is “Affordable”
4.Understand how to accurately analyze debt
5.Confidently have a “Needs vs Wants” conversation with clients which includes risk analysis and understanding trade-offs
6.Discuss savings options with clients which includes how and where to save
When you register for this course, you get::
Two days of financial counseling training
Downloadable pdf files of guides and templates for program support
Access to experienced industry professionals for guidance
Register here: http://nhnla.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Calendar.showRegistrationForm&eventId=529&nodeID=1