Become a CDS
Stand out in your industry as a Certified Divorce Specialist (CDS™)
for your Certified Divorce Specialist course.
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Choose a training date
Choose a training date
December 8 & 9, 2021
February 10 & 11, 2022
Are you an NADP member/applicant or a Realtor®️?
As a member/applicant of the National Association of Divorce Professionals or a Realtor®️, you will receive a discount for this certification. Learn more at
Are you a member/applicant of the National Association of Divorce Professionals?
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District of Columbia
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Terms and Conditions
I agree to the Terms and Conditions below.
Unless otherwise indicated, our in-person training programs run from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM and our Online Live Training run from 9:00 – 4:00 pm or 10:00 - 5:00 EST. If there are changes to this schedule participants will be notified in advance of the program date or specifics will be provided in the workshop details.
Substitutions: If you are unable to attend the program, you can always send a substitute, even at the last minute. Just email us to inform us of the change.
Payment Terms: Registration is not complete until full payment has been received.
Refund Policy:: Time of Cancellation: At least 30 days prior to training will be eligible for 50% refund. Less than 30 days prior to workshop no refund will be given. In fairness to all attendees, confirmed participants who do not cancel and do not attend are liable for the entire fee.
Program Changes: Any course may be cancelled by National Association of Divorce Professionals up to 14 days prior to the scheduled start if there are not enough registrants or due to circumstances beyond our control including ‘acts of God’ and world events. Should the event need to be postponed due to circumstances beyond our control, there will be no compensation for any expenses incurred by the registrants. In these circumstances, any in-person event will be rescheduled for the same location as soon as possible and Online Live event will be scheduled if there aren’t any future dates scheduled already.
Course Trainers: The Senior Trainer for the Certified Divorce Specialist is Liz Becker. In the event of illness, National Association of Divorce Professionals reserves the right to provide a substitute trainer for the course or reschedule the training.
Course Details: For in-person trainings, the course registration includes course facilitation, and any training materials. Coffee and water will be provided. Lunch will not be provided. Participants will have a lunch break each day of the course for at least one hour, which they can take on or off the premises. Participants are encouraged to bring snacks. For online trainings, course materials will be provided either digitally or via U.S. mail.
Location: If training is in person, registrants are responsible for arranging their own transportation to and from the training locations, accommodations, and all meals.
Course Materials: National Association of Divorce Professionals, reserves all rights on the basis of the Copyright law. All written material issued by the National Association of Divorce Professionals in the CDS courses, are strictly for the exclusive use of the participant and may not be copied, published or shared with third parties, unless with the advance permission of National Association of Divorce Professionals. Training participants are not allowed to make sound or video recordings during the training. You agree to not share content and course materials from the classroom, online training, or online resources with non-registrants. All content provided is off-limits to everyone but enrolled students and staff.
Confidentiality: You agree honor the confidentiality of what is shared in Certified Divorce Specialist trainings and activities, both in the classroom and online.
Photography and Video Release: I hereby grant permission to the rights of my image, likeness and sound of my voice as recorded on audio or video tape without payment or any other consideration to National Association of Divorce Professionals. I understand that my image may be edited, copied, exhibited, published or distributed and waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product wherein my likeness appears. Additionally, I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the settings within and unrestricted geographic area. By signing this form I understand this permission signifies that photographic or video recordings of me may be electronically displayed via the Internet or in the public educational setting. There is no time limit on the validity of this release nor is there any geographic limitation on where these materials may be distributed. By signing this form I acknowledge that I have completely read and fully understand and above release and agree to be bound thereby. I hereby release any and all claims against person or organization utilizing these materials.
If you are participating in a CDS Online Live training, you agree to join the course via the online teleconferencing or webinar platform instructed and stay on camera throughout the training. We will need your video on to confirm attendance. The program is highly participatory, so it is also important for the Trainer, as well as the other students, to be able to see our expressions and communicate with you through the camera. There will be several breaks throughout the program. If you need to step away from the computer you may notify us in the chat box, however we ask that you keep the camera on so we are able to see when you return.
Termination: Participants, who violate safety regulations, interfere with other participant’s learning, are disruptive, and appear to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs are subject to immediate termination.
Recognizing the power of speech to create both good and harm, you agree to practice honest, loving, and responsible communication, and to refrain from any harmful speech. Our program is designed to focus solely on the divorce process, so we ask that you refrain from any political or controversial conversations.
National Association of Divorce Professionals, LLC reserves the right to deny any participants access to the training due to reasons stated above.
Liability: Course participant is liable for all damages which result from their actions or neglect, this includes but is not limited to: Direct and indirect damage or injury the participant causes course venue or staff, other students, or any other damages or injuries that are not a result of course participation or exercises. Anything the participant does with the knowledge obtained during the course.
Yes, I would like to receive future communications from the CDS and NADP.
December CDS hybrid live online dates have changed to
Dec 8 & 9