Student loans are one of the largest lifetime debts incurred by individuals and families, thus making loan repayment a central factor in household financial well-being.
This virtual 2-part course provides intensive training on all aspects of student loan debt, including how to work with students and graduates on strategies to budget and plan for loan repayment, access loan consolidation and forgiveness programs, and prevent student loan defaults.
Participants will become familiar with the complex and ever-changing student loan repayment and forgiveness issues and landscape and will learn how to incorporate financial coaching techniques and student loan resources into their practice specifically to address student debt burdens with clients.
- Locate major developments in the student loan landscape, including current events related to one-time benefits and forthcoming changes.
- Describe the sequence of events during the borrowing experience from evaluating lending options to outcomes during repayment.
- Describe loan types and terms, including the unique features that distinguish student loans from other forms of credit.
This training is intended for Social Workers, LCPCs, Psychologists, and anyone interested in the subject matter.
Sponsored By: University of Maryland School of Social Work
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