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Proposed Timeline for Certification Application


  1. Planning (Allow one month)
    • Choose families and problems for the kinship-determination project and the case study.
    • Arrange pro bono work for the client report (if necessary) or select a representative client report and obtain the necessary permission.
    • Select a document for the applicant-supplied document work.
  2. Active research/development activities (Allow one month)
    • Depending on the status of previously completed research, continue active research as needed for the kinship-determination project, case study and report.
    • Complete development activities for Requirement 2.
  3. Active research/document work (Allow one month)
    • Depending on the status of previously completed research, continue active research as needed for the kinship-determination project, case study and report. Complete client report work during this phase.
    • Complete document work for both BCG- and applicant-supplied documents.
  4. Active research/client report (Allow one month)
    • Depending on the status of previously completed research, continue active research as needed for the kinship-determination project and case study. Complete case study research during this month.
    • Prepare report for client. Copy selected report and accompanying photocopies for portfolio.
  5. Case study (Allow two months)
    • Depending on the status of previously completed research, continue active research as needed for the kinship-determination project. Finish active research during this phase.
    • Write the case study.
  6. Kinship-determination project (Allow three months)
    • Write the kinship-determination project.
  7. Review, Revise and Submit (Allow up to three months)

 

 



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