The Highest Standards in Both Science and Practice

ACSM is the world’s largest and most respected exercise science organization. ACSM advances and integrates scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine to over 50,000 members and certified professionals strong from 90 countries around the globe. From academicians to students and from personal trainers to physicians, ACSM’s association of sports medicine, exercise science, and health and fitness professionals is dedicated to helping people worldwide live longer, healthier lives.

Earn the Certificate

Who
Qualifies?
  • NCCA Accredited Fitness Professionals
  • Physical Education Teachers
  • Adapted Physical Education Teachers
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Behavioral Therapists
  • Physical Therapists & PTA’s
  • Occupational Therapists & COTA’s
  • Recreational Therapists
  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Nurses

Must have current license and be in good standing

Webinars
6 CECs

Completing the online learning modules is the first step to obtaining your certificate. On ACSM’s ceOnline platform, you must complete five webinars and read two research articles.

Once you pass this portion an email will be sent to you with a Certificate of Completion. Use this to register for the in-person workshop.

Online Learning Modules (Webinars)

  1. Autism 101
  2. Evidence-Based Practices
  3. Modified Client Consultation and Assessment
  4. Autism Exercise Program Design
  5. Program Management and Development
Virtual / In-Person Workshop
6 CECs

Coach Dave’s 6-hour dynamic workshop will engage, educate, and prepare participants to work with children and adults in fitness centers, homes, and in schools.

You will be lead through multiple demonstrations and learn exercise techniques while emphasizing exchange of ideas with your peers.

Whether you are a fitness professional, PE/APE teacher, or therapist, you will leave with the skills to implement a structured, visual exercise program that will allow you to expand your practice and make a difference.

“This certificate will lead you to become a better trainer for all of your clients”

– David Geslak, BS, ACSM EP-C, CSCS

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