Benefits of Certification

What advantages does Certification offer?
ACA designed the Corrections Certification Program to:


  • Increase the overall knowledge level of practitioners
  • Foster professional development and lifelong learning
  • Promote corrections as a rewarding career
  • Enhance society’s image of corrections personnel and the field of corrections

How would becoming a Certified Corrections Professional (CCP) better my staff, my institution, and/or my agency?
Becoming a Certified Corrections Professional (CCP) enables staff at all levels to become part of a nationwide network of resources, ideas, opinions, skills, and people that can enhance the productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness of your agency.