Are Pandemic-Related Changes Negatively Affecting the Quality of Credentials?

Figure 1: The Credential Umbrella
Figure 2: How a Certification is Developed and Maintained: ©2021, Professional Testing Inc. All rights reserved.

Changes to the Credentialing Industry During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • providing emergency licenses without any assessment, particularly for professionals moving from other jurisdictions;
  • providing a provisional license without an examination;
  • reducing the experience requirement or allowing longer to complete a practicum;
  • suspending in-person practical assessments and in-person supervision; and
  • suspending criminal background checks/fingerprinting/use of copies.

Concerns With Recent Changes to the Credentialing Industry

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