Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association and Foundation

CFRP Exam Dates and Deadlines

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In order to be approved to sit for the CFRP Examination you must meet the following:

  • Eligibility requirements for education, work experience, and training, in one of the pathways. Provide a signed statement agreeing to abide by the Practitioner Code of Ethics. Submit the appropriate application and exam fee: Member: $395; Non-Member: $515; Member Retake: $365; Non-member Retake: $485.

The CFRP certification examination is offered in two-week testing windows. Candidates are able to select the date and time of their examination at any of the available testing centers during the approved testing window: 


News for 2016: The CFRP exam application is PAPERLESS! 

ALL MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE. Applicants may upload copies of the official transcript of education, employment verificaiton will occur electronically, and education and training will be reported in the online applicatio

2017 CFRP EXAM DATES: The CFRP will be offered TWO times in 2017!

Exam Period 1: March 4 - March 18
Online Application & Fee Accepted: Now - 12/31/2016
Late Applications Accepted: 1/1/2017 - 1/31/2017
Retake Applications Due By: 1/31/2017

Exam Period 2: December 4 - December 16
Online Application & Fee Accepted: 6/1/2017 - 9/30/2017
Late Applications Accepted: 10/1/2017 - 10/31/2017
Retake Applications Due By: 10/31/2017

Applications eligible for the standard application rate of $395.00 for members and $515.00 for non-members must be purchased by 11:59pm EST on the applications deadline.  Applications purchased after this date will be subject to a late fee of $50.00.  Applications received after late period will be reviewed for the next available testing opportunity. 

PLEASE NOTE: The certification exam application is only viewable to individuals who have a registered account on the PRA website. you must be loggied in to view the application in the online store. The applicaiton may only be purchased by individuals. If you require assistance, please contact PRA.