Certified Director of Assisted Living

The CDAL Credential

Affiliated with Argentum, the Senior Living Certification Commission offers the Certified Director of Assisted Living (CDAL) credential. A CDAL demonstrates competency in their role as a community leader and commitment to the highest quality of service in senior living. To date, over 500 senior living professionals have earned the CDAL credential.

To become certified, eligible assisted living executive directors must pass a written examination based on knowledge domains and job tasks related to knowledge and duties performed by assisted living executive directors. Click here to learn about recent improvements to the certification process, allowing for more flexibility for busy senior living professionals.

Discount for CALA Members

As a state partner of Argentum, CALA members are eligible to receive up to a $175 discount off of the CDAL package. Each registration includes Argentum’s Assisted Living Executive Director Primer, the CDAL Practice Test, and one CDAL examination administration. Click here to apply.

More Information

Additional information about the certification program can be accessed via the CDAL Candidate Handbook and at www.slcccertification.org.

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