Certified Veterans and Military Mental Health Professional - CVMHP

Certified Veteran and Military Mental Health Professional

Who is Eligible

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

  1. Counselor
  2. Marriage and Family Therapist
  3. Psychologist
  4. Social Worker
  5. And more!

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

Training Requirements

A minimum of 24 hours of continuing education outlined in the educational requirement section of the standards. Learn more about CVMHP certification training requirements.

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

Wondering if a course meets the requirements for CVMHP 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

Candidates must attest that over the course of their career, he/she has worked with clients with military background in some capacity.
Complete and pass certification exam with an 85% or higher.
Complete the required reading of the following books:
A Clinician's Guide for Treating Active Military and Veteran Populations with EMDR Therapy
Counseling Veterans: A Practical Guide.
Clinical Military Counseling: Guidelines for Practice

Application Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Complete required reading
  3. Complete certification exam
  4. 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. A completed application form, found here
  5. Remit your initial certification application fee of 249.99 USD online

Renewal

To maintain certification, a renewal is required. After your initial 2-year certification, you have the option to renew for 2 years. The 2 year renewal requires 8 hours of continued education related to treating active military personnel and veterans.

Sample CVMHP renewal trainings include:

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

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 renewal application fee of 99.99 USD online

Learn more about renewing your CVMHP certification with Evergreen Certifications.

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