Thank you for your interest in the application process for becoming a Certified Family Life Coach.  Family Life Coaching combines the knowledge of

  • Family Science and
  • Coaching Techniques

There are three levels of proficiency:

  • CFLC – Certified Family Life Coach Application
  • CFLC-P – Certified Family Life Coach-Professional Application
  • CFLC-E – Certified Family Life Coach – Expert Application

Please review the requirements for each to decide for which one you would like to apply.  Each certification is good for five years before recertification is required.  This packet also includes a number of supplemental materials to explain and/or finalize your application process.  Please submit complete application packets through the form below.  If you have any questions, please email info@flcassociation.org.

DEFINITIONS

Certified Family Life Coach (CFLC):    Family Life Coaches who have met the Family Science and Coaching curricular requirements but who have not worked as coaches for a minimum of 50 hours.

Certified Family Life Coach-Professional (CFLC-P):  Family Life Coaches who have met the Family Science and coaching curricular requirements, who have provided a minimum of 50 hours of coaching to clients, and who have participated in some level of supervision at least twice during each 25 hours (may include observation, one-on-one supervision, group supervision, course instructor supervision, and/or review of notes).

Certified Family Life Coach-Expert (CFLC-E):  Family Life Coaches who have met the Family science and coaching curricular requirements, who have provided a minimum of 100 hours of coaching to clients, having participated in supervision at least twice during each 25 hours (may include observation, one-on-one supervision, group supervision, course instructor supervision, and/or review of notes).

Levels of Certifications

Certifications are valid for 5 years.

Certified Family Life Coach

Bachelor's Degree

and

Proficiency in Family Science

and

Proficiency in Coaching

CFLC

Certified Family Life Coach - Professional

Bachelor's Degree

and

Proficiency in Family Science

and

Proficiency in Coaching

and

At least 50 hours coaching with supervision

CFLC – P

Certified Family Life Coach - Expert

Bachelor's Degree

and

Proficiency in Family Science

and

Proficiency in Coaching

and

At least 100 hours coaching
with supervision

CFLC – E

Applications for Certification

Upload Your Certification Application

Upload the completed documents for your certification level (CFLC, CFLC-P, CFLC-E, Recategorization or Recertification).  Access the documents needed for each level by clicking on the blue link under “Applications for Certification” on this page.

Certification Application

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