Learn more about Agency
Accreditation through the CAPRA Training Program
Training Program includes:
- Review of all accreditation
- Discussion of how best to prepare for accreditation
- Overview of costs and timeline
- Opportunity for question
- Copy of the accreditation standards booklet
Upcoming Training Opportunities:
CAPRA Visitor Training -Friday, April 4, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm - Cost: $65
The City of Novi, MI - Novi Civic Center
Dirk Richwine, CAPRA Commissioner
Learn about the new CAPRA Standards and Procedures by attending this training workshop. This training covers the 2009 CAPRA Standards and procedures and is recommended for those interested in becoming a CAPRA visitor and all agencies going through the initial or continuing accreditation process. You will qualify to apply to become CAPRA Visitor and the training serves as a refresher (required every 5 years) for current visitors. The training reviews the visitation process, the role of the visitor, and a brief overview of all 144 accreditation standards.
- Explain the steps necessary to become accredited.
- Describe the role of site visitor.
- Evaluate a self-assessment report against the ten categories of accreditation standards.
CAPRA Visitors serve a critical role in the accreditation process by visiting agencies to evaluate compliance with the standards from an on-the-ground perspective. Visitors serve as the "eyes and ears" of the Commission for Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agencies. The City of Novi is excited to host a CAPRA Site Visitor Training on April 4th at the Novi Civic Center from 1:00pm - 4:30pm.
To register, one member of your organization will need to create an account in our online registration system. That person will then be able to register multiple members of your organization by typing the names into the prompt box and changing the quantity of attendees on the payment screen.
Agency Accreditation and CAPRA Visitor Training: A Mark of Excellence!
Monday, October 13th, 2013 8:00am - 12:15pm
Location: NRPA Congress & Exposition, Charlotte, NC
Cost: $65 CEUs: 0.4
Learn about the new CAPRA Standards and Procedures by attending this training workshop. The CAPRA Training has been updated to cover the new accreditation standards and procedures and is recommended for all agencies going through the initial or continuing accreditation process. Attendees will also qualify to apply to become CAPRA Visitors and the training serves as a refresher (required every 5 years) for current visitors. The training reviews all accreditation standards and identifies recent changes to the accreditation program including new fundamental standards, eliminated standards, changes in how visits and hearings are conducted, and provides opportunity for audience questions to be answered. Registration is required - $65 fee.
Registration coming soon.
CAPRA Visit Chair Webinar Training
Cost: $25/NRPA Members; $45/non-NRPA Members - CEUs: 0.1
In the national agency accreditation process, a smooth, uneventful visit is the goal of both the Agency and the Visitation Team. The Visit Team Chair plays a key role in the positive outcome of this important component of the process. This webinar will focus on the role and responsibilities of the Visit Team Chair and provide some “tips and tricks” from experienced Team Chairs to make the role of leading an accreditation a worthwhile experience.
- Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the purpose and expected outcomes of an accreditation visit.
- Participants will increase knowledge about the key functions and role of the Chair of a visit team.
- Participants will learn various techniques, from the Visit Chair perspective, to improve the quality of the accreditation visit for both the agency and other visit team members.
Registration Coming Soon!
Host a CAPRA Training Program
If you are interested in hosting a CAPRA Training, please email CAPRA@nrpa.org. Additional information can be found in the documents below.