Professional Development and Continuing Education
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Are you a professional or practitioner looking for opportunities to increase your own financial literacy or to gain a greater understanding of the issues affecting the financial wellness of your clients? The Credit Counselling Society’s professional development and continuing education programs were specifically designed to provide you with relevant, accessible information and resources you can bring directly into your practice.
We all know that financial stress can have a substantial impact on many aspects of life, yet people are largely hesitant to reach out for help when it comes to their finances due to feelings of shame, embarrassment, or even cultural factors. Our 2022 Consumer Debt Survey revealed that consumers in Canada feel more negative emotions than positive when thinking about reaching out for help with their finances. In fact, three-in-ten would feel more comfortable discussing their mental or physical health or personal relationships, than finances.