CDMDTP

Certified Depression & Mood Disorder Treatment Professional - CDMDTP

Clients experiencing sadness & irritability are dealing with more than just a bad day or bad mood. Get Certified and help these clients take control of their lives, and give them hope for a brighter future.

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Become a Certified Depression & Mood Disorder Treatment Professional - CDMDTP

Who is Eligible

Who is Eligible

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

  1. Counselor
  2. Marriage and Family Therapist
  3. Physician
  4. Psychiatric Nurse
  5. Psychologist
  6. Social Worker

A detailed listing of eligible professionals can be found here.

Training Requirements

Training Requirements

A minimum of 15 hours of post-graduate level training, with 12 of those hours specific to mood disorder assessment and treatment topics and 3 hours specific to suicide assessment and prevention. Click here for details.

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

  1. Advanced Treatment of Depression and Mood Disorders Online Course by PESI - Certification Fee Included!
  2. Online webcast training by PESI

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 conducted a minimum of 200 contact hours with depressive disorder diagnosed clients.

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

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 depression and/or mood disorder treatment 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. Older Adults and Depression by Quantum Units Education
  2. New Hope for the Depressed Client by PESI
  3. Integrated CBT Treatment Techniques for Depression, Suicidal Ideations, & Other Co-Morbid Conditions by PESI
  4. Clinical Treatment for Bipolar Disorder 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
    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

Complete details can be found here.

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