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The Office of Long-Term Living (OLTL) is providing the following information in response to inquiries received on the recertification process for Certified Employment Support Professionals (CESP) credentialing.

In order to be a provider of four OLTL employment services (Employment Skills Development, Job Coaching, Job Finding and Career Assessment) providers must obtain either CESP credentialing or certification from the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE). A complete description of these services and provider qualifications can be found at:

http://www.dhs.pa.gov/citizens/healthcaremedicalassistance/supportserviceswaivers/index.htm.

The National Association of People Supporting Employment has provided information relative to the CESP Recertification and Requirements for Continuing Education Credits in the attachments.

OLTL will continue to provide information relative to the CESP. Please visit the National Association of People Supporting Employment website for information and ongoing updates.  If you have questions, or if you wish to request information in alternate format, please call 717-214-3718.


A listserv has been established for ongoing updates on the CHC program. It is titled OLTL-COMMUNITY-HEALTHCHOICES, please visit the ListServ Archives page at http://listserv.dpw.state.pa.us to update or register your email address.



Please share this email with other members of your organization as appropriate. Also, it is imperative that you notify the Office of Long-Term Living for changes that would affect your provider file, such as addresses and telephone numbers. Mail to/pay to addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers may be updated electronically through ePEAP, which can be accessed through the PROMISe(tm) provider portal. For any other provider file changes please notify the Bureau of Quality and Provider Management Enrollment and Certification Section at 1-800-932-0939 Option #1.
To ensure you receive email communications distributed from the Office of Long-Term Living, please visit the ListServ Archives page at http://listserv.dpw.state.pa.us to update or register your email address.

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