When is the next Professional Development (PD) Day?

DateLocationVenueRegistration Date Opens:Early Registration Closes
(Late fees applicable
after this date):
September 24,2019Edmonton, AlbertaDelta Hotels Edmonton South Conference Centre
4404 Gateway Blvd. NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T6H 5C2
January 18, 2019September 10, 2019
June 12 2019 Mississauga Ontario Hilton Hotel January 18 2019 June 5 2019
Guest Speaker:Topic:
Michael Cochrane LLPLegal Aspects
Peter Martin M.A. F.C.I.A., F.S.A., CFDSPensions and Spousal Support
Rod Burylo CIM, FCSIA Matter of Trust
Susan Cook, M.A, R.P.Surviving the Emotions

How many credits do I need for renewal?

Members are required to adhere to the AFDS code of Ethics and Practice Standards, possess Errors and Omissions Insurance (where applicable), and acquire Continuing Education credits.  These include: 15 CE credits related to financial matters involving personal finance, education, estate planning, retirement, insurance, business, support, legal, etc. and 5 CE credits in regards to separation and divorce such as mediation training, attending the AFDS Professional Development Day or from reviewing materials available through online access.  The AFDS does not require proof upon renewal however reserves the right to audit its members at a later date.

What are the membership benefits?

Upon completion of the course, members are awarded the CFDS designation.  They are posted on the AFDS website for marketing and advertising of qualification for referrals. They are granted access to the member’s area on the website to access the Perspectives Software© and updates, access to forums and other practical resources.

Can I get a refresher on the software?

You can attend day two of the In-Class training to get hands on training with various scenarios.  Please contact us for more details.