Independently licensed, master’s prepared professionals, including:
A detailed listing of eligible professionals can be found here.
A minimum of 18 hours of continuing education or professional development training in specific nutrition and mental health topics. Click here for details.
Pre-approved, 3rd party trainings that meet the training requirements for Certification include:
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 candidate must attest that, over the course of their career, he/she has conducted a minimum of 20 clinical sessions with clients in which nutritional and integrative medicine approaches were discussed as part of a comprehensive mental health treatment plan.
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 continuing education or professional development training in nutrition and integrative/complementary and alternative treatment approaches 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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