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Certified Clinical Trauma Professional

Who is Eligible

Independently licensed, master’s prepared mental health professionals, including:

  1. Counselor
  2. Marriage and Family Therapist
  3. Psychologist
  4. Social Worker
  5. And more!

Learn more about who can become certified from our detailed list of eligible CCTP professionals.

Training Requirements

A minimum of 12 clock hours of continuing education training in specific trauma assessment and treatment topics. Learn more about CCTP certification training requirements.

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

  1. Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) Training Course by PESI - Certification Included!
  2. Clinical Trauma Professional by ITTI
  3. Online webcast CCTP Trainings by PESI
  4. Trauma Treatment with EMDR, CBT and Somatic-Based Interventions: An Online CCTP Training Course by PESI - Certification Fee Included!
  5. Treating Complex Trauma: Beyond Competency by PESI -Certification Fee Included!
  6. Essentials of Trauma Treatment: Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) Training Course by Psychotherapy Networker - Certification Included!
  7. Innovations in Trauma Treatment Certification Course: Deep Healing of attachment trauma, PTSD, racial trauma, and more by PESI - Certification Included!

Wondering if a course meets the requirements for CCTP 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.

Application Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your initial application payment of 99.99 USD online
  3. Upload the following documents to your account:
    1. A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CEU or completion certificate

Renewal

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 continuing education 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:

  1. Attachment & Trauma (AT) by ITTI
  2. Culturally Competent Trauma Informed Practice (CULC) by ITTI
  3. New Rules for Treating Trauma: Integrating Neuroscience for Resilience, Connection and Post-Traumatic Growth by PESI
  4. Trauma-Related Dissociation and Dissociative Disorders: Assessment and Treatment Strategies for Some of the Most Misunderstood Disorders in the DSM by PESI
  5. Yoga for Trauma: Innovative Mind-Body Strategies that Help Clients Activate Healing Processes and Release the Negative Imprint of Trauma by PESI

Renewal Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Upload the following documents to your account:
    1. A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CEU or completion certificate
  3. Remit your CCTP renewal fee online

Learn more about renewing your CCTP certification with Evergreen Certifications.

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