NAPO, ICD, ICF & BCPO

What is NAPO?

The  National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) is the premier national association dedicated to the field of organizing.  Formed in 1985 as a not-for-profit educational association, NAPO is dedicated to serving its 3000 plus members through education, networking, industry resources, and promotion of the profession to the public. Visit the association’s web site at www.napo.net.  Andrea  is a member of NAPO and is a Past President of the NAPO-Ohio Chapter.  

 

What is ICD?

The Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD) is the premier resource for anyone interested in chronic disorganization.  ICD’s mission is to provide education, research and strategies to benefit people challenged by chronic disorganization.  The ICD explores, develops and communicates information, organizing techniques and solutions to professional organizers, related professionals and the public. Visit the association’s website at www.challengingdisorganization.org.  Andrea served as the Treasurer of ICD’s Board of Directors from July 2012 to June 2014 and earned the following Certifications from this organization: 

Level III – Certified Professional Organizer in Chronic Disorganization®

Level II – CD Specialist Certificate

Level II – ADD Specialist Certificate

Level II – Hoarding Specialist Certificate

Level I – Certificate of Study in Chronic Disorganization

Level I – Certificate of Study in Basic ADD Issues with the CD Client

Level I – Certificate of Study in CD Client Administration

Level I – Certificate of Study in Basic Mental Health Conditions & Challenges Affecting the CD Client

Level I – Certificate of Study in Basic Hoarding Issues with the CD Client 

 

What is ICF?

The International Coach Federation is the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards, providing independent certification, and building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches.  The ICF’s core purpose is to advance the art, science and practice of professional coaching.  For more information please visit their website at www.coachfederation.org.  Andrea is a member of both the ICF and ICF Cleveland Chapter.  She also holds the ICF credential of Associate Certified Coach (ACC).

 

What is BCPO? 

The designation of Certified Professional Organizer (CPO) was developed by NAPO and overseeing the CPO credentialing process is the responsibility of the Board of Certification for Professional Organizers (BCPO®) .  This certifying body’s “mission is to advance the credibility and ethical standards of the organizing and productivity industry by establishing and maintaining a professional credential.”  

 

Andrea earned her CPO in 2010.  

 

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