Evergreen Certifications
Certification in just a few, easy steps!

Who is Eligible:

To be eligible for certification, the applicant must be a registered/credentialed professional as listed below and hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.

  • Provisional, qualified or student registration level mental health professionals
  • Education Professionals
  • Registered Nurses
  • Ordained Clergy (Must have graduated from a CHEA or ATS accredited program)
[+] Rehabilitation Professionals

Don’t see your profession listed here and hold a master’s degree and mental health registration/credential? You may qualify for certification as a Certified Clinical 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

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

[+] Learn more about CTP certification training requirements

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

Wondering if a course meets the requirements for CTP 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.

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:
    • Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of completion certificate
    • A copy of the candidate’s professional registration

Evergreen Certifications will certify applicants who meet the above requirements.

Please note: Certification does not imply endorsement of 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 CTP 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 CPD training related to trauma treatment since you were last certified; a 2-year renewal requires 12 clock hours, and a 3-year renewal requires 18 hours.

Sample CTP 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. Remit your renewal application payment online
    • $49.99 for a 1-year renewal
    • $79.99 for a 2-year renewal
    • $99.99 for a 3-year renewal
  3. Upload the following documents to your account:
    • Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of completion certificate
    • A copy of the candidate’s professional registration

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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