Welcome to the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association Certification Site

A PRA Credential verifies that you have met rigorous standards demonstrating your competence and dedication to the field, and to the promise of recovery!

This site is used for those seeking a PRA credential to apply and schedule their exams, current PRA credential holders seeking recertification, and lapsed PRA credential holders seeking reinstatement. Click Login to Proceed to continue.

CPRPs and CFRPs come from a wide variety of educational and professional backgrounds, from MDs and PhDs to those with GEDs or High School Diplomas, and from Social Workers and Peer Specialists to Program Managers and CEOs – all sharing a commitment to the fundamental principle that recovery from serious mental illness is possible.

Certification applications are reviewed based on the eligibility pathway of the candidate. To review eligibility requirements, click here.

PRA offers two credentials:

Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP), for those primarily serving Adults and/or Transition Age Youth (over age 16). For more information about the CPRP, click here.

Certified Child and Family Resiliency Practitioner (CFRP), for those primarily serving Children and Youth (Under Age 18). For more information about the CFRP, click here.