MT. LAUREL, N.J., Feb. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Commission for Case Manager Certification (The Commission) announces
The Commission is a stand-alone certification body with over 45,000 individuals holding the CCM® credential and nearly 2,600 individuals holding the CDMS® credential. The Commission is dedicated to upholding rigorous standards for its certification programs and is the leading voice of the professional case management and disability management practices. The Commission is committed to demonstrating improvement in consumer safety and quality in health care and human services through the strengthening roles of the board-certified case manager and certified disability management specialist.
Service on the Commission's Board provides individuals with an opportunity to help shape the future of professional case management. The opportunity to work with other leaders in health care allows volunteers to be on the cutting edge of case management, disability management and board certification. In addition, service on the Commission's Board allows volunteers to be part of the decision-making process on a national level, driving the Commission's strategic goals.
"We are excited to welcome new Commissioners to the Board to work in cooperation with other professionals that represent leaders in health care," Commission Chair-Elect Michelle Baker said. "These individuals will have multiple opportunities to directly impact the practices of case management and disability management and the evolution of the health care team through allied health while promoting the value of case management and disability management for consumers."
Individuals who are elected as Commissioners serve four-year terms beginning in July 2019. Service on the Commission's Board includes committee and task force assignments that are driven by strategic priorities developed by the Board. Commissioners serve as stewards of the organization, including governance, fiduciary and industry activities; while representing and endorsing the CCM and CDMS credentials and advancing board-certification.
Interested individuals can complete an online application by visiting the Commission's website at https://www.ccmcertification.org. Candidates must submit their completed application by Tuesday, March 5, 2019. For questions or assistance, please contact the Commission at 856-380-6836 or by email at ccmchq(at)ccmcertification.org.
About The Commission: The Commission for Case Manager Certification is the first and largest nationally accredited organization that certifies more than 45,000 professional case managers and over 2,600 disability management specialists. The Commission is a nonprofit, volunteer organization that oversees the process of case manager certification with its CCM® credential. The Commission also oversees the process of disability management specialist certification with its CDMS® credential. The Commission is positioned as the most active and prestigious certification organization supporting the practice of case management. For more information, visit http://www.ccmcertification.org, connect with the Commission on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @CCM_Cert.
CCMC Diversity & Inclusion Statement: The Commission for Case Manager Certification (the Commission) in principle and practice respects, values, and celebrates, the unique attributes of all case managers and disability management specialists. In keeping with that spirit, the Commission values and seeks diversity and inclusion within the case management and disability management professions.
Bringing diverse individuals together, the Commission promotes an inclusive environment that encourages involvement, innovation, and expanded access to leadership opportunities that maximize engagement across all groups within the framework of the certification criteria. The Commission also leverages the unique characteristics, perspectives and contributions of a diverse case management and disability management population, including, but not limited to, age, appearance, disability, ethnicity, gender, geographic location, nationality, professional level or practice setting, race, religion, and sexual orientation. The Commission highlights diversity to collectively and effectively provide for opportunities to improve the health and welfare for clients who receive case management and disability management interventions.
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