Certified Functional Vision Rehabilitation Specialist

Certified Functional Vision Rehabilitation Specialist

Who is Eligible

Licensed rehabilitation professionals, including:

  1. Physical Therapist
  2. Physical Therapist Assistant
  3. Occupational Therapist
  4. Occupational Therapy Assistant
  5. Speech Language Pathologist
  6. Athletic Trainer (must be BOC certified)
  7. Optometrist

Learn more about who can become certified from our detailed list of eligible CFVRS professionals.

Training Requirements

A minimum of 24 hours of continuing education in specific vision rehabilitation areas Learn more about CFVRS certification training requirements.

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

  1. Certified Functional Vision Specialist 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.

Application 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 CE or completion certificate
  3. Remit your initial application payment of 249.99 USD online

Renewal

After your initial 2-year certification, to maintain CFVRS certification, a renewal is required. A 2-year renewal requires 12 hours of vision rehabilitation related continuing education since you were certified or last renewed.

Sample recertification trainings include:

  1. Little Eyes: Improving Ocular Motor Skills to Improve Function in Children Course by Ciao Seminars
  2. Seeing the Big World: The Role of Vision in Pediatric Therapy Course by Ciao Seminars
  3. Visual Consequences of Stroke, Brain Injury and Concussion in Adults Course by Ciao Seminars

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 CE or completion certificate
  3. Remit your CFVRS renewal fee of 149.99 USD online

Learn more about renewing your CFVRS certification with Evergreen Certifications.

Renewal CE content cannot be the same content used for prior renewal or initial certification

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