"The professional credential recognized worldwide as competency in prevention"

Maintaining high standards. Improving work quality. Increasing effectiveness.

Get professional recognition.

icon3 The Certification for Prevention Specialist opens up a world of professional opportunities for those who receive the credential.

Find continuing education.

icon20 Colorado Certified Prevention Specialists sharpen their skills and expertise to remain at the forefront of their field.

Visit the CCPS Application Center.

icon9File an application online. We make it easy for you to provide required information and track the process.

Please be aware that COPA is transitioning into a new online application platform.  COPA expects the system to launch in October 2018, and respectfully asks that new and returning applicants refrain from entering new information in to the current system.  This request is to ensure that minimal data is lost during the transition.