Evergreen Certifications
Certification in just a few, easy steps!

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

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.

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

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

Training Requirements:

A minimum of 12 clock hours of CPD training in specific trauma assessment and treatment topics.

[+] Learn more about CCTP certification training requirements

Application Process:

For your initial 1-year certification, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your initial application payment of 99.99 USD online
  3. 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

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.

 

To maintain CCTP certification, a renewal is required. After your initial 1-year certification, you have the option to renew for 1, 2 or 3 years. A 1-year renewal requires 6 clock hours of trauma-focused CPD since you were last certified; a 2-year renewal requires 12 clock hours, and a 3-year renewal requires 18 hours.

Sample CCTP 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 renewal fee online
    • $49.99 for a 1-year renewal
    • $79.99 for a 2-year renewal
    • $99.99 for a 3-year renewal

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 3 years, you are no longer eligible to renew your certification and instead can reapply for certification

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