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CAIMHP

Certified Addictions-Informed Professional - CAIMHP

Gain the trust of your addicted clients, and let the know you can help them find a path to recovery and healing.

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Become a Certified Addictions-Informed Professional - CAIMHP

Who is Eligible

Who is Eligible

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

  1. Psychologist
  2. Counselor
  3. Social Worker
  4. Addictions Counselor
  5. Psychiatric Nurse

A detailed listing of eligible professionals can be found here.

Training Requirements

Training Requirements

A minimum of 12 hours of post-graduate level training in specific addictions assessment and treatment topics. Click here for details.

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

  1. Overcoming Addictions CAIMHP Certification Online Course By Psychotherapy Networker - Certification Fee Included!
  2. Substance Use Disorders Online Training Course by ITTI

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 info@evergreencertifications.com for review.

Clinical Practice Requirements

Clinical Practice Requirements

The candidate must attest that, over the course of their career, he/she has completed a minimum of 100 contact hours with clients who have substance use disorder as co-occurring factor presented during mental health treatment.

Application Process

Application Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your initial application fee payment of $99.99 USD online
  3. Submit the following application documents to info@evergreencertifications.com
    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. A completed application form, found here.
Recertification Process

Recertification

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 assessment and treatment of substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders, suicide/self-injury, and/or psychological trauma 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:

  1. Neurobiology of Addiction (NA) by ITTI
  2. Treatment of Sexual Addiction (TSA) by ITTI
  3. Addiction-Neurobiology, Prevention and Treatment by Quantum Units Education
  4. Ethics in Addictions Treatment by Quantum Units Education
  5. The Neurophysiology of Addiction & Brain Based Relapse Prevention by PESI

Recertification Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your recertification application fee online
  3. Submit the following application documents to info@evergreencertifications.com
    • A copy of the candidate’s professional license
    • Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CEU or completion certificate

Complete details can be found here.

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