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ACVREP Certifications

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ACVREP's certification programs are designed to offer professionals the means to demonstrate critical knowledge and skills that promote the provision of quality services and ethical practice.

Academy certified professionals possess a level of quality and care that is unmatched in the field. ACVREP's commitment to quality builds confidence and trust in both employers and individuals seeking and receiving vision rehabilitation and education services.

ACVREP strongly recommends that all potential candidates for ACVREP certification read the applicable certification handbook, which include certification-related documents and forms.

Certified Low Vision Therapist (CLVT)
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS)
Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT)
Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist for People with Visual Impairments (CATIS)

ACVREP News and Information

Second Issue of the ACVREP Magazine "The Constituency"

08/31/2017

Check out the summer 2017 mid-year issue of The Constituency Magazine. It contains detailed article about the VA BRS, O&M IMC16, how the CATIS exam was developed and much more  

ACVREP is Seeking Applications for the CVRT Subject Matter Expert Committee

08/15/2017

Applications for membership on the CVRT Subject Matter Expert (SME) committee are being accepted between August 16 and September 15, 2017.  

A CLVT Practice Exam has been launched as a Study Guide

08/10/2017

Today ACVREP has launched a CLVT Practice Exam with 196 questions for CLVT applicants to use as a tool to measure their readiness for the CLVT certification exam.  

New COMS Clinical Competency Evaluation Form is Posted Effective Jan 1, 2018

08/03/2017

ACVREP thanks all of the COMS professionals who took time to comment on the form during the public comment period. Comments were incorporated and the new form is posted to be used for internships commencing after January 1, 2018  

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