Evergreen Certifications
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Who is Eligible:

To be eligible for certification, the applicant must be registered/credentialed with the governing bodies listed below and hold a minimum of a master’s degree in their profession.

[+] Psychologists
[+] Counselors
[+] Social Workers
[+] Psychiatrists
[+] Occupational Therapists
[+] Nurses
[+] Physicians

This certification is intended for the professional who has an existing knowledge about trauma and an overview of trauma treatment modalities (CCTP Certification or evidence of equivalency).

Provisional, qualified or student registration does not meet the standards for CCTP-II certification.

Don’t see your profession listed here or are a graduate student in a clinical mental health program? You may qualify for certification as a Certified Trauma Professional! Click here to learn more.

By applying for certification, the applicant agrees to adhere to Evergreen Certifications’ Professional Code of Ethics

Training Requirements:

Prerequisite: Hold a CCTP Certification or evidence equivalency.

Once the prerequisite is met, a minimum of 24 hours of CPD in specific complex trauma assessment and treatment topics, with 6 of those hours specific to trauma treatment modalities.

[+] Learn more about CCTP-II prerequisite requirements
[+] Learn more about CCTP-II certification training requirements

Pre-approved, 3rd party trainings that meet the training requirements for CCTP-II certification include:

Wondering if a course meets the requirements for CCTP-II certification? Submit a copy of or link to the course title, speaker, outline and learning objectives to info@evergreencertifications.com for review.

Please note that Evergreen Certifications does not offer CPD, all training must be purchased directly through the accredited training organization. Training is not included in the certification fee.

Complete Clinical Hours

The applicant must attest that, over the course of their career, they have worked with at least 5 clients who have suffered from complex trauma for a minimum of 6 months in duration.

Application Process:

For your initial 2-year certification, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your initial application payment of 249.99 USD online
  3. Upload the following documents to your account:

Evergreen Certifications will certify applicants who meet the above requirements.

Please note: Certification does not imply endorsement of clinical competency. As a registered/credentialed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession’s standards.


Renewal Process:

To maintain CCTP-II certification, a renewal is required after your initial 2-year certification. A 2-year renewal requires 12 clock hours of Complex Trauma, PTSD, EMDR, IFS, Trauma-Focused CBT, Somatic Experiencing, Dissociation or Cognitive Processing Therapy CPD.

Sample CCTP-II renewal trainings include:

Renewal CPD content cannot be the same content used for prior renewal or initial certification

Renewal Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Upload the following documents to your account.
    • A copy of the candidate’s professional registration
    • Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a completion certificate
  3. Remit your CCTP-II renewal fee of 149.99 online

Renewal training hours need to have been taken in the time since you were certified or last recertified.

Renewals are calculated from the date that your certification was issued. If you allow your certification to lapse for more than 2 years, you are no longer eligible to renew your certification and instead can reapply for certification

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