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Who is Eligible:

To be eligible for CVMHP certification, the applicant must have earned a minimum of a master’s degree in their profession and hold a state or national license as listed above, with all training hours and supervision requirements completed to be licensed for independent practice in the state they are licensed.

  • Psychologists
  • School Psychologists
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Licensed Creative Arts Therapists
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychoanalysts
  • Addictions Counselors

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

Training Requirements:

A minimum of 24 hours of continuing education as outlined in the educational requirement section of the standards.

[+] Learn more about CVMHP certification training requirements

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

Wondering if a course meets the requirements for CVMHP 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 continuing education, all training must be purchased directly through the accredited training organization. Training is not included in the certification fee.

Complete Clinical Hours:

Candidates must attest that over the course of their career, they have worked with clients with military background.

Complete Exam:

The applicant must obtain a passing score of least 85% on the clinical skills application exam. Exam will be assigned upon purchasing certification or qualified training.

Application Process:

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

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Complete required reading
  3. Complete certification exam
  4. Upload the following documents to your account:
    • A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    • Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CE or completion certificate
    • A completed application form, found here
  5. Remit your initial certification application fee of 249.99 USD online

Evergreen Certifications will certify applicants who meet the above requirements.

Please note: Certification does not imply endorsement of clinical competency. As a licensed 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 certification, a renewal is required, after your initial 2-year certification. A 2-years renewal requires 12 clock hours for veteran or military focused continuing education.

Sample CVMHP renewal trainings include:

Renewal CE 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 your professional license
    • Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CE or completion certificate
  3. Remit your renewal application fee of 99.99 USD 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

Frequently Asked Questions

[+] Am I required to take a specific training program to become CVMHP certified?
[+] What credential do I receive after getting certified?
[+] How do I get my digital badge?
[+] How long does my CVMHP certification last?
[+] Do I need to renew my CVMHP certification?
[+] How do I maintain my CVMHP certification?
[+] What happens if my CVMHP certification expires?
[+] I took a Mental Health training related to Veterans and Military personnel a while ago, would it still count toward certification?
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