Center for the Study of
Culture, Health, and Human Development
at the
University of Connecticut

Family
Development
Credential

  • OHS Approved UConn Family Worker Credential  3/7/17

    1302.91(e)(7) of the Head Start Program Performance Standards state: 
    Staff Qualifications and Competency Requirements, 1302.91(e)(7):
    A program must ensure staff who work directly with families on the family partnership process hired after November 7, 2016, have within eighteen months of hire, at a minimum, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field.

    March 7, 2017, Office of Head Start (OHS) APPROVED UConn Family Development Credential (FDC) for Family Worker to meet this requirement.

    To help Head Start programs meet this requirement, FDC has scheduled several FDC Instructor Institutes at Head Start Conferences and elsewhere.

  • FDC Instructor & Portfolio Advisor Training

National FDC Instructor Institute
Date: March 6-9, 2018
Location: Little Rock, AR
Cost: $625
Click here for an application. Deadline 2/2/18

Texas State FDC Instructor Institute
Date: March 5-9, 2018
Location: Houston, TX
Cost: $550
Click here to register online

National FDC Instructor Institute
Date: April 23-26, 2018
Location: Anaheim, CA
Cost: $775
Click here for an application. Deadline 3/23/18

National FDC Instructor Institute
Date: July 9-12, 2018
Location: Louisville, KY
Cost: $850

National FDC Instructor Institute
Date: September 17-21, 2018
Location: Ithaca, NY
Cost: $625

National FDC Instructor Institute
Date: Dec. 17-21, 2018
Location: Orlando, FL
Cost: $850

  • FDC Update Meeting For FDC Instructors and Portfolio Advisors

Missouri State Update Meeting
Date: Feburary 1, 2018
Location: Jefferson City, MO
Click here to register online

Texas state FDC update meeting
Date: March 5, 2018
Location: Houston, TX
Cost: $90
Click here to register online

Additional 2018 dates & locations for updates will be forthcoming.

If you would like more information about any of these events, please contact the National FDC Program Manager at NationalFDC@UConn.edu.