Become DIR® Certified

Profectum's Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-based (DIR®) model certificate programs for professionals offer advanced in-depth training in integrated, multidisciplinary approaches to working with individuals and families with special needs. Featuring case-based learning with Profectum's renowned faculty, exceptional tutoring and individualized instruction, and nuanced, outcomes-driven principles and techniques for having impact in your practice, Profectum's certificate programs offer unparalleled opportunities. Joining the Profectum community provides professionals with networking and professional connections that are unequaled across fields that engage with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Sensory Processing Disorders, and other learning and developmental challenges. Achieving certification in DIR® will enhance your practice, improve your outcomes, and give you new opportunities to grow and develop as a professional.

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Profectum's multidisciplinary training program enhances your skills and improves your outcomes.


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From introductory to advanced, Profectum's programs offer a breadth of topics within DIR® to enhance your education and your practice.



Joining Profectum's community gives you access to resources, discounts on training, and the technology of the Progression App.


Experience matters!

Meet our talented profectum faculty


Comprised of 50+ professionals with more than 1000+ years collective experience working with individuals with special needs.

Progression App for Practitioners

Connect and collaborate on an easy-to-use platform that maximizes impact.


Bring your whole team together in one place, giving everyone the crucial, up-to-the-minute information they need to help the children you support.


Easily record sessions and observations and share them with your team to maximize collaboration.


Create plans for success with Profectum’s integrated, customizable goal bank.


Reach developmental milestones and celebrate achievements as you deepen and expand your relationships.

Profectum Means Progress

Developmental growth through proven multidisciplinary, individualized strategies for people with autism and other developmental challenges.


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