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2016 Mid-Year Conference

February 7–9, 2016

San Antonio, Texas

NCTRC Certification: All You Need to Know

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 8:30 AM–10:00 AM CST
Trinity (30 Classroom)
Session Description

This session provides an in depth coverage of the NCTRC Certification Standards. It will include the requirements for application, application process, exam information, and requirements to maintain your certification.

Learning Outcomes - Provide three measurable learning objectives for the session that relate to the NCTRC Job Anaylsis.
  1. Describe the NCTRC Certification Standards.

  2. Describe the application process for Professional Eligibility.

  3. Demonstrate awareness of the NCTRC Exam.

Detailed Session Outline - Include time spent on each portion of the outline. An example is given in the help text.
  1. Introductions 10 minutes
    1. Learning objectives
    2. NCTRC Mission
  2. What is Professional Eligibility: 5 minutes
  3. NCTRC Certification Standards: 5 minutes
  4. Academic Path: 20 minutes  
    1. Content Courses
    2. Supportive Course
    3. Internship
  5. NCTRC Job Analysis: 10 minutes
  6. Application: 10 minutes
  7. Review Process: 3 minutes
  8. Common Errors: 2 minutes
  9. Misrepresentation: 2 minutes
  10. Preparing for the Exam: 10 minutes
  11. Being a CTRS: 5 minutes
  12. Closing: 8 minutes
NCTRC Job Analysis.

Advancement of the Profession: Professionalism, Credential maintenance/ professional competencies, PR/promotion/marketing

Target Audience
New Graduates/New Professionals


Robin McNeal, CTRS, NCTRC