Evergreen Certifications
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Who is Eligible:

[+] Psychologist
[+] Psychotherapist or Counsellor
[+] Social Worker
[+] Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Psychotherapist
[+] Play Therapist
[+] Mental Health Nurse
[+] Nurse
[+] Medical Doctor
[+] Psychiatrist
Occupational Therapist
Speech-Language Pathologist
Physical Therapist
[+] Learn more about who can become a certified ASDCS professional

Training Requirements:

A minimum of 18 hours of CPD in specific autism topics.

[+] Learn more about ASDCS certification training requirements

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

Wondering if a course meets the requirements for ASDCS 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 CPD, all training must be purchased directly through the accredited training organization. Training is not included in the certification fee.

Complete Clinical Hours:

The applicant must attest that over the course of their career, they have a minimum of 100 clinical contact hours with clients with Autism Spectrum Disorder traits and/or diagnosis.

Application Process:

For your initial 2-year certification, please complete the following steps.

  • Complete a qualifying training
  • Remit your initial application payment of 249.99 USD online
  • Upload the following documents to your account:
    • A copy of the candidate’s professional registration, credential, or membership
    • Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CPD or completion certificate
    • A completed ASDCS application form

Evergreen Certifications will certify applicants who meet the above requirements.

Please note: Certification does not imply endorsement of clinical competency. As a registered/credentialed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession’s standards.

Renewal Process:

To maintain ASDCS certification, a renewal is required after your initial 2-year certification. A 2-year renewal requires 12 hours of CPD related to Autism Spectrum Disorder since you were last certified.

Sample ASDCS renewal trainings include:

Renewal CPD 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 registration, credential, or membership
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CPD or completion certificate
  3. Remit your ASDCS renewal fee of 149.99 USD online

Renewal training hours need to have been taken in the time since you were certified or last renewed.

Renewals are calculated from the date that your certification was issued. If you allow your certification to lapse for more than 2 years, you are no longer eligible to renew your certification and instead can reapply for certification.

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