Welcome to the Functional Assessment Rating Scales (FARS) Training and Certification System.
If you are one of the 23480 students already certified through the online FARS Rater
Certification System, or if you are returning to complete your training, please enter your User ID and Password previously established (do not use dashes or spaces) and click Login.
Please read this document prior to registering for the FARS application.
You must download and read this new manual before beginning your training. The manual has detailed instructions about registering for the online training, selecting your password, taking the training and printing your certificate.
You can retrieve your password if you have forgotten it by clicking on this link.
If you have not previously registered
as a student, please click here to register and select your password.
If you have already registered as a CFARS or FARS student, you do not need to register again
(just use the same password for this training session. If you register again, you may delete information about your
The registration process
will require that you provide some personal information that will enable us to identify you as a certified FARS
rater and to communicate important information in the future.
Questions concerning the Functional Assessment Rating Scale (FARS) should be sent to FARS@dcf.state.fl.us.
A staff member of the Mental Health Program Office, the Florida Department of Children and Families will respond to these questions.