CDMDTP

Certified Depression & Mood Disorder Treatment Professional

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

A minimum of 15 hours of continuing education, 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!

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.

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.

Additional 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

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your initial application fee 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
    3. A completed application form, found here

Renewal

To maintain 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 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 renewal 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

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 renewal fee online

Complete details can be found here.

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