Kitty Watson, Executive Director 
Certification Board for Elder Care Managers 

Application for Certified Elder Care Manager - CECM 

We are ready to start our initial on-boarding of Certified Elder Care Managers. Requirements include completion of an application that indicates a License as an LPN, RN, Social Worker, LCPC, LNHA, or related field plus two years experience (or the equivalent experience for non licensed persons) with completion of a background check and testing. Initial application is only $140.*

After completion of the required documentation you will be sent the password for taking the exam. The exam takes about 40-50 minutes.

The testing fee is $160.00. You will be granted Certification immediately following successful completion of the exam.


You have an automatic re-test option if not passed that can be used within 30 days. Certification is good for two years with re-certification by proof of continued license and background check. 

*More Information: If you do not qualify to take the exam all but a $50.00 processing fee will be returned to you.