Independently licensed, master’s prepared mental health professionals, including:
A minimum of 28 hours of continuing education in specific CBT topics. Learn more about CBT-C certification training requirements.
Pre-approved, 3rd party trainings that meet the training requirements for certification include:
If you did not complete a pre-approved Certification course listed above, you will need to obtain approval from Evergreen that the course you have taken meets the educational standards before reaching out to a Consultant for consultation. Please submit a copy of or link to the course title, speaker, outline and learning objectives to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
The applicant must present and pass overall on 2 clinical case studies in CBT-focused case review consultation sessions, with an Evergreen Certifications Approved Consultant*. The consultation sessions must be completed within 2 years of completion of education hours.
The following information should be included in the case presentation (it may be helpful to prepare with writing this information out and/or bring a transcript of the session to consultation):
To be approved for CBT-C certification, applicants must pass with an overall score of 3 or 4 in each category on the Case Consultation Form. If any scores are below this, the applicant should reach out to Evergreen at email@example.com for next steps if still interested in obtaining the certification.
Sample CBT-C Case Consultation Form can be found here
*If you are working with a CBT consultant that is not listed as an Evergreen Certifications Approved Consultant, please have the consultant send a copy of their professional license and CV for Evergreen to review for approval to firstname.lastname@example.org
BONUS: Once approved you will receive a FREE PLUS subscription to therapist.com
To maintain CBT-C certification, a renewal is required. After your initial 3-year certification, you can renew for 3 years. A 3-year renewal requires 18 clock hours of CBT focused continuing education.
Sample recertification trainings include:
Complete details can be found here.
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