Credentialing

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 3/9/11 Cred en tialing Ana Padilla Garland Jones
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3/9/11 What is Credentialing? Process by which the eligibility of an entity (person, organization or business unit) for a particular job or task is established by determining if the entity has the specified qualifications and fulfils the defined requirements. Credentialing is the umbrella term used for many types of programs that exist, including licensure, certification, accreditation, recognition designation, and certificates. Some organizations use the term credentialing in place of or a synonym for
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3/9/11 History Therapeutic recreation or recreational therapy has had a form of professional registration since the 1950s. The original plan, developed and administered by the Commission for the Accreditation of Hospital Recreation (CAHR), was first initiated to register Hospital Recreation Workers in 1959. The program was then incorporated into the National Therapeutic Recreation Society’s (NTRS) Voluntary Registration Program for Therapeutic Recreation Certification from 1967 to 1981.
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3/9/11 National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Established in 1981, the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) is a non profit, international organization dedicated to professional excellence for the protection of consumers through the certification of recreational therapist. NCTRC serves as a professional certification organization acting in the public interested by establishing and enforcing education, examination, experience and ethics requirements for therapeutic recreation.
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3/9/11 Certified Therapeutic Recreation The certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) is an individual who: -Having met the established standards of education experience -Continue professional development -Has been issued the professional certificate of the NCTRC
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3/9/11 Organization NCTRC is a chapter member organization of the National Organization for Competency Assurance (NOCA) NOCA is a membership organization the establishes quality standards for credentialing through research, conference, publications, and other services. NCTRC is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)
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