Why Become CTRAC Certified

  • Federal Law, OBRA, states that an activity department must be directed by a “qualified professional.”  One of the ways to become qualified is to become a Certified Activity Professional.
  • CTRAC certification is recognized in the Texas Administrative Codes as an organization that certifies recreation/activity professionals who work with clients of all ages.
  • CTRAC certification assures the consumer…employing agencies….administrators…surveyors….etc that you have met certain professional standards to become certified.
  • Many agencies…administrators…etc. will only hire recreation/activity professionals who are certified.
  • Some agencies…administrators..etc offer a higher salary to a certified professional.
  • Become CTRAC certified so others will know that you are state qualified and offering quality recreation/activity service to your residents/patients/clients.