Military Personnel and Veterans

* The NAFC continually strives to achieve benefits for military personnel and veterans. The NAFC currently has pending requests for approval for other certification programs. We will keep you informed as we receive information. Please check back often.

Military Personnel and Veterans

NAFC's Commitment to Active Duty Deployed Military Personnel

NAFC appreciates the service of all men and women serving our country and is committed to working with all active duty deployed military personnel in order to help them maintain their certification(s). NAFC has always, and continues to maintain, the following policy:

"Active Duty deployed military are exempt from late and reinstatement fees. NAFC shall renew or reinstate, with no additonal fees or penalties, certifications which expired during the time of a member's deployment upon providing proof of deployment status."

Did you know...

...if you’re eligible, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can reimburse you for taking a license or certification test.

You may receive reimbursement for approved licensing and certification tests if you qualify for:

For more information, please visit the following VA website's online brochure:
Checklist for Requesting Licensing and Certification Test Reimbursement

Additional information may also be found at Veteran's Affairs GI Bill website.

ARMY COOL Program

Currently, the following NAFC certifications are listed by the U.S. Army's COOL (Credentialing Opportunities On-Line) Program. More certifications have been submitted and should be added soon.

U.S. Army COOL Program:

Please visit the following site for more information on the U.S. Army COOL Program:
U.S. Army COOL Program

For more information on resources available to help defray credentialing costs through the U.S. Army's COOL Program:
Costs and Resources

NAVY COOL Program

Currently, the following NAFC certifications are listed by the U.S. Army's COOL (Credentialing Opportunities On-Line) Program. More certifications have been submitted and should be added soon.

U.S. Navy COOL Program:

Please visit the following site for more information on the U.S. Navy COOL Program:
U.S. Navy COOL Program

For more information on resources available to help defray credentialing costs through the U.S. Navy's COOL Program:
Costs and Resources

Air Force CCAF Credentialing and Education Research Tool (CERT):

CERT is a valuable resource for Air Force enlisted personnel. The purpose of CERT is to increase awareness of professional development opportunities applicable to Air Force occupational specialties.
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The NAFC was the first to establish post graduate standards, guidelines, and professional responsibility to identify a competent workforce in the mental health, criminal justice, addictions and corrections professions in the very specialized areas of forensic counseling and criminal justice counseling and supervision.

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NAFC has consistently been a leader in promoting safe and effective treatment and supervision of offenders in both civil and criminal cases, improving communication between the clinician and criminal justice system, and enhanced protection of the public. The NAFC Mission is to Promote Competency and Training among Persons Working with Criminal Offenders.

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