International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: ICF Education Portal

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ICF Facilitator's course

Upcoming course: 28 October 2024 - 15 May 2025
Registration opens: 2 September 2024

This ICF Education Portal supports the work of the World Health Organization Family of International Classifications (WHO-FIC) Network to implement ICF. ICF is one of the WHO reference classifications. Our aim is to improve the level and quality of ICF use in Member States.

This website is hosted by the WHO-FIC Collaborating Centre in South Africa and operates under the auspices of the Functioning and Disability Reference Group (FDRG) and the Education and Implementation Committee (EIC).

On this site you can:

  • find resources to teach others about the ICF in many languages
  • find an ICF educator or advisor
  • share ICF educational resources you have created
  • share your ICF news, upcoming ICF events and ICF research
  • pose and find answers to your questions about ICF and related tools

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ICF Facilitator's Course

Next course:
28 October 2024 - 15 May 2025
Registration opens: 2 September 2024

Discover the power of ICF in our comprehensive Facilitators Course. Collaborating with WHO-FIC Centres in The Netherlands, South Africa, Australia and South Korea, this 6-month program equips you with the expertise to excel in interprofessional practice, education, and research.

Delve deep into ICF, solidify its principles, and explore limitless possibilities. Our engaging methods include live online discussions, assignments, lectures, and expert guidance. Master ICF’s language, structure, and application, becoming a catalyst for interdisciplinary collaboration and career growth.

Don’t miss out—enroll today!

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This site is funded by individuals and WHO-FIC Collaborating Centres with a passion for making top quality ICF resources globally available. Kindly support our cause. If you want to support this site, please contact us.

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