If you have graduated from a recognised course and are building up your 450 hours within a 5 year time frame and receving the appropriate supervision, we will not ask for evidence of CPD since you graduated.
You must have completed additional training in this area before commencing work, and we will require a certificate when applying for Accreditation. Also, your insurance must cover you to work with u18s.
While working towards Accreditation, Pre-Accredited members must meet the following criteria:
For all details regarding the Accreditation process, please click https://www.napcp.ie/Membership/described?page=3Accredited Membership
Click "Login" on the top menu bar. If you have not logged in before, click "Request New Password" and type the email address you use for NAPCP. You will then get an email with a link to update your password. After you have done that, go to the top Menu bar and select My Account, View my Account. Your membership details are in the top section. If you are an Accredited member, then scroll down to see your Directory details and there you can edit anything you want, including uploading a photo. Remember to click Save!
Once you become Pre-Accredited, you then need to complete 450 client hours with supervision at a ratio of 10:1.
You must have completed an NAPCP recognised course along with the required 100 client hours and supervision at a ratio of 5:1. If you are completing a Masters which requires 200 client hours at a ratio of 8:1, you cannot become Pre-accredited after 100 hours. You must graduate from the masters before you start Pre-Accreditation.Pre-Accredited Membership
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No, you must change your supervisor when you become Pre-Accredited.
While training – 1 in 5 hours
After training – 1 in 10 hours
Post Training – 1 in 20 hours
While training – 1 to 1
Post training – half and half
Not more than approx 4 people in group
Depends on case load but minimum once a month.
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Applications for First Time Accreditation are accepted between 1-5 years following the successful completion of a core course. In special circumstances, this period may be longer, but this will be at the discretion of the Accreditation Committee. If this is the case, please submit a letter with your application explaining why you have not submitted an application within the 1 to 5 year period.