MADISON, Wis. (2/2/09)--Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor designations were awarded to 25 people by the Credit Union National Association in December. This is the fifth class to receive this award since the inception of the program. To be certified, participants must attend the Certified Financial Counselor School: Parts I and II and successfully complete the exams. The program is designed to teach credit union professionals to help members prevent financial difficulties with responsible money management techniques, and how to design and implement a counseling program within their credit unions. For a list of those certified, use the resource link.