Different levels of SMART accreditation can be achieved depending on the competency levels demonstrated by assessors in their application of SMART, experience and evidence of research, development and teaching in field. All SMART assessors will have a SMART ACCREDITATION NUMBER
Level 4: SMART Master
SMART Masters will have invented and contributed to the early development of SMART. They will have conducted in excess of 300 SMART assessments and developed the philosophy of SMART by taking a lead role in research pertaining to the validation of SMART and/or designing and leading the SMART accreditation courses. SMART Masters conduct SMART assessments for complex medico-legal and case management cases and can act as Expert Witnesses.
Level 3: Expert SMART Assessor
Expert SMART Assessors will have conducted in excess of 50 SMART assessments, taken a lead role in a key SMART development and/or research project, and will have lead SMART course. Expert SMART assessors conduct SMART assessments for clients for case management and medico legal work and can act as Expert Witnesses.
Level 2:Advanced SMART Assessor
Advanced SMART Assessors will have conducted in excess of 10 assessments, taken an initiative in a SMART development and co - run a SMART accreditation course. Advanced SMART Assessor conduct assessments for Medico-Legal case management purposes, to help establish the client’s requirements in the future.
Level 1: SMART Assessor
SMART accreditation enables the SMART Assessor to assess clients in their own clinical practice. The aim of a SMART assessment at this level is to identify awareness and functional potential and to identify treatment programme requirements.