Independently licensed, master’s prepared mental health professionals, including:
A detailed listing of eligible professionals can be found here.
Prerequisite: Hold a CCTP Certification or evidence equivalency. Once the prerequisite is met, a minimum of 24 hours of post-graduate level training in specific complex trauma assessment and treatment topics, with 6 of those hours specific to trauma treatment modalities. Click here for details.
Wondering if a course meets the requirements for Certification? Submit a copy of or link to the course title, speaker, outline and learning objectives to firstname.lastname@example.org for review.
The applicant must attest that, over the course of their career, he/she has worked with at least 5 clients who have suffered from complex trauma for a minimum of 6 months in duration and has received at least 10 hours of consultation and/or supervision.
To maintain Certification, a reapplication 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 training since you were last Certified; a 2-year renewal requires 12 clock hours, and a 3-year renewal requires 18 hours.
Sample recertification trainings include:
Complete details can be found here.
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