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CYMHS

Certified Youth Mental Health Specialist - CYMHS

Distinguish yourself from your peers with the advanced knowledge
to apply a mental health lens to challenging youth behaviors.

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Become a Certified Youth Mental Health Specialist - CYMHS

Who is Eligible

Who is Eligible

Independently licensed, master’s prepared professionals, including:

  1. Psychologist
  2. Counselor
  3. Social Worker
  4. Marriage and Family Therapist
  5. Occupational Therapist
  6. Speech Language Pathologist
  7. Educator
  8. School Principal/Assistant School Principal
  9. And more!

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 youth mental health focused topics. Click here for detailed standards.

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

  1. Child & Adolescent Mental Health in an Uncertain Time 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.

Application Process

Application Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your initial application fee payment of $149.99 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
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 youth mental health-focused training since you were last Certified; a 2-year renewal requires 12 clock hours, and a 3-year renewal requires 18 hours.

Recertification Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your recertification application fee here.
  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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