Credentialing Center

The Choice of Activity Professionals for Board Certification

The NAAP Credentialing Center is organized as an independent body exclusively for the purpose of certifying Activity Professionals that meet the standards and requirements set forth by the Center and have successfully passed the competency exam.  More specifically certification by this body will assure that the individual will meet the criteria required by CMS F-Tags 249 and 281 to direct quality of life programming for seniors and others that they serve.

This option is open to all Activity Professionals working in Activities/Recreation with the elderly.  Activity Professionals have the option of certification as an Activity Professional - Board Certified (AP-BC) or an Activity Consultant - Board Certified (AC-BC).

Activity Professional Application

Advanced Activity Professional Application

Activity Consultant/Educator Application

Please:  Select the appropriate Application above, fill it out completely, print and mail with all necessary documentation to the address on the form. If you are unsure which application to use please see the Pathways

When preparing your Application Packet, please take a few minutes to review the checklist is ensure your application is complete.

Application Checklist

NOTICE:  Application Fee is non-refundable. If all required documentation is not included and not received within 3 months of notification, the application will be denied.

 Applications must be complete.  Each Application Packet must include documented proof of:  Education, Work Experience, Continuing Education Hours and the Competency Exam Certificate.