Funeral Director Aftercare Training

Funeral Director Aftercare Training

Strengthen your place in the market and grow your business.

NFDA Expo exclusive offer: Two certifications for the price of one* plus exclusive iCare Aftercare resources.
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* Valid through 2020

Aligned with the NFDA’s Pursuit of Excellence, the Certified Aftercare Specialist™ is an accredited training developed exclusively for funeral professionals.

Certified Aftercare Specialist

The Certified Aftercare Specialist™ training is an innovative high-quality certification that encompasses education, grief support skills and turnkey resources.

Professionals learn the gold standard of aftercare and the skills necessary to confidently provide quality aftercare services and community outreach programs for the families they serve.

Certification: $950 | 2020 training dates and locations coming soon


Certification includes:

Certified Aftercare Specialist

  • Aftercare best practices
  • How to create multiple programs
  • How to market your programs
  • How to build community connections
  • How to provide community outreach
  • How to create positive media opportunities

  • PLUS:
  • One full year of complimentary customized iCare web portal for your families
  • All the templates you need to create your programs
  • Free web listing
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    Importance of certification

    The certification aligns with the NFDA’s Pursuit of Excellence award by helping funeral professionals to develop and execute a program or service that has a positive impact on those served.

    The CAS designation is the gold standard for quality and ethical practices in aftercare and the only accredited aftercare credentialing that can be achieve in the funeral industry.

    Those who earn the CAS credential are designated as funeral service professionals dedicated to investing in family and community care. It establishes credibility and expertise in the field of bereavement skills with delivery of effective, useful and quality outreach. 


    The Certified Aftercare Specialist™ is approved by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice for 1.05 continuing education credits and 10.5 contact hours (APFSP Category A).