National Certification Board for Child Welfare Professionals
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Whether you are a child welfare professional, an organization or an entire system of care, the National Certification Board for Child Welfare Professionals offers a multi-tiered platform for professional certification that is based on nationally-established competencies and standards. Earning one of our credentials validates professional competence, demonstrates a commitment to safe and quality care, and inspires the public trust through adherence to the highest standards of care for Child Welfare Professionals.
The National Certification Board for Child Welfare Professionals brings the first national professional certification to enhance, elevate and advance the child welfare workforce. Its mission is to protect children and families in the child welfare system by systematically establishing, promoting, and disseminating professional standards of practice, as well as regulating our certified workforce. A menu of service and technical assistance options to organizations and state systems of care are available.
Our organization focuses on:
- Providing a full spectrum of certification development, administration and professional regulation services.
- Consulting with state child welfare agencies or non-profit organizations on planning, developing and instituting uniform standards and credentials within their state.
- Administering legally defensible, high-stakes child welfare certification examinations.