We are accepting applications for activity coaches who can obtain an L&I account number under the following provider types:

  • Physical therapists (PT)
  • Occupational therapists (OT)
  • Vocational rehabilitation counselors (VRC)

Other providers, such as psychologists and registered nurses, may apply. Contact us to learn more. 

Additional requirements

  • Certificate of completion of the Progressive Goal Attainment Program® (PGAP).
  • Experience working professionally in workers’ compensation for 3 or more years and at least 1 year in Washington.
  • Completion of a three-hour training for suicide screening and referral that meets the Washington State Department of Health standards in RCW 43.70.442 within the last 6 years. 
  • If offering services in person, access to an Americans with Disability Act accessible professional/private space.


To become an activity coach, you must first have a provider account number.

Once you have your provider account number, send us the following:

  • Your full name, phone number and email address.
  • Company name.
  • L&I provider number.
  • Physical address/addresses where you will offer services.
  • Copy of your PGAP certificate of completion.
  • Description of your worker’s compensation experience.
  • Copy of your suicide screening and referral certificate. 

Send your application materials to:






Department of Labor & Industries
PO Box 44324
Olympia WA 98504-4324