Continuing Education

Professional Development

Family Development CredentialTM (FDC)

Frontline workers in health, education and human services agencies are offered training in the approach that emphasizes the strengths and resources of families to empower them for long-lasting change. This 90- hour interactive course and portfolio development leads to the Family Development Credential ™ (FDC) awarded by the University of Connecticut upon successful completion of the course, portfolio and an examination.

This 15-week program is offered twice a year at the beginning of March and the beginning of October. Tuition is $950; the fee for the credentialing exam is $250. For additional information and permission to register, call Phyllis Rafti, Program Coordinator, at (718) 960-8512. NOTE: Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) college credits may be available through Lehman College Adult Degree program to those who complete this class; see here for more information.

National Personal Trainer Certification (W.I.T.S.)

Want to learn more about the Personal Trainer Certification Course? Come join our live webinar and talk with a veteran instructor all about the course and industry. Webinars are offered monthly so please register for any of the below. Can’t make the date and time? Register anyway and we will send you a recording once it is complete.

Fortune Magazine and ABC News have targeted this industry as one to thrive in. The pay for a national fitness trainer averages $34 an hour. This 60-hour challenging and comprehensive course is offered by World Instructor Training School (W.I.T.S.) at Lehman College. The program includes both a lecture (15 hours) and hands-on component (15 hours) as well as a 30-hour internship in a health club that prepares students to actually work with clients. Topics include: biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage, and health assessment. Students are required to have certification in CPR and AED to be certified (see CPR 100 page ). This class is not included in the training program. Students are assisted in obtaining a suitable site. Are you interested in starting your own business? Lehman provides free professional services for starting and successfully building your own business! Required textbook not included.
PFT 01/$875 (6 sessions includes fi nal exam) LEHC

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