Since 1986, NCCAP has set best-in-class standards for education, training and certification for individuals who offer activities and engagement that promote quality of life in long-term care settings. As a trusted, nonprofit credentialing body recognized by CMS and accepted by the States, we apply our decades of experience in setting the highest standards for person-centered care using therapeutic interventions and the social model of care.
For our Certifications and Specializations, NCCAP offers:
  • In-person certification courses with local NCCAP MEPAP Instructors
  • Practicums overseen by local MEPAP Instructors at collaborating long-term care communities 
  • Notices regarding educational webinars, training, seminars and workshops
  • CE approval for Approved Providers and Educational Courses
  • Instructor and Certification Tracks during our National Association of Activity Professionals (NAAP) Annual Conference
  • NCCAP's National Exam is administered by the independent 3rd-party testing company Comira/PSI and costs $90