The October 2017 renewal period will open on August 1st. Renewal fees must be paid before November 1, 2017 to avoid late fees and possible inactive status.
ALL employees who hold a credential with an October 31, 2017 renewal date MUST have an updated individual profile in the FCB certification system. If this is your first time using the new system for any purpose, you will be required to:
- Create a new password
- Update your individual profile
The How to Update Your Online Account Profile and Pay Renewal Fees document will walk you through the steps to access the new system, create a new password, update your individual profile, pay your renewal fee(s) and access your payment receipt.
How do I know if I have been selected for CEU audit?
Payment of renewal fees carries an attestation that the certified professional has complied with continuing education requirements. Each renewal cycle, the FCB audits approximately 10% of the certified population to ensure compliance with the CEU requirement. These individual’s will receive a letter and email notifying them of the audit and necessary steps.
Employer-Pay Process and Policy
The FCB is pleased to partner with employers who are paying renewal fees directly to the FCB on behalf of their employees. A new employer pay process is being developed. Information on this process will be available in late July.
How do I know if my employee is due for renewal?
The FCB will mail a hard copy invoice to each person who is due for renewal the week of August 15, 2017 to the address on file with the FCB. However, failure to receive the invoice is not a valid excuse for missing renewal deadlines. Each individual is responsible for tracking his or her own renewal due dates.
What fees are included in the DCF statewide certification contract?
DCF Regions, DCF Central Office and Sheriff Offices do not remit payment with the Child Welfare Employer Pay Worksheet. The FCB will bill the DCF statewide certification contract for one renewal fee, at the rate of $200, for each DCF and Sheriff employee submitted for renewal. The contract only pays for the following credentials:
- Child Welfare Protective Investigator (CWPI),
- Child Welfare Protective Investigator Supervisor (CWPI-Sup),
- Child Welfare Protective Investigator Specialist (CWPI-Spec),
- Child Welfare Protection Professional (CWPP),
- Child Welfare Trainer (CWT),
If the DCF region, central office or sheriff office have employees who hold other child welfare credentials AND they wish to pay the employee’s renewal fee, payment is due when the worksheet is submitted.