All care manager members who aspire to be profession-recognized as “Certified Geriatric Care Managers” must hold at least one of the four certifications listed below in addition to NAPGCM’s education and work experience requirements.
For existing members or new members who do not meet these requirements, specially designed alternative membership categories are also available.
- Care Manager Certified – CMC
National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM)
- Certified Case Manager – CCM
Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC)
- Certified Advanced Social Worker in Case Management (C-ASWCM)*
Certified Social Work Case Manager (C-SWCM)*
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
(800) 638-8799 ext. 409
*These are the only certifications from NASW that fulfill NAPGCM certification requirements. The Gerontology Specialty Certifications, Clinical Social Worker in Gerontology (CSW-G) and Advanced Social Worker in Gerontology (ASW-G) do NOT fulfill NAPGCM Certification requirements.
The Certified Geriatric Care Manager level of membership includes many additional benefits.
If you would like to change your membership category to Certified Geriatric Care Manager send a copy of your certification to the NAPGCM National office. An additional fee of $50 will be required.
Interested in Joining but Do Not Meet the Certification or Experience Requirements?
NAPGCM’s Provisional Member category has been designed for interested professionals who are working towards becoming a Certified Geriatric Care Manager, but who do not meet the certification, work experience or education requirements at this time.
Newly Joining Members Interested in Care Manager-Related Membership
- If you are interested in joining NAPGCM as a Certified Geriatric Care Manager member, you must hold one of the four required certifications above in addition to meeting the educational and experience requirements.
- If you meet the educational and experience requirements but currently do not hold one of the four approved certifications, you can join as an Associate Geriatric Care Manager member.
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