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Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional - CATP

Specialized Certification in the treatment of trauma in children and adolescents that sets you apart from your peers.

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Become a Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional - CATP

Who is Eligible

Who is Eligible

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

  1. Counsellor
  2. Psychologist
  3. Social Worker
  4. Psychotherapist
  5. Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Psychotherapist
  6. Play Therapist
  7. Mental Health Nurse
  8. Advanced Nurse Practitioner
  9. Medical Doctor

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 specific child and adolescent trauma assessment and treatment topics. Click here for details.

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

  1. Advanced Trauma Treatment for Children and Adolescents: A CATP Online Training Course by PESI UK - Certification Included!
  2. 2-Day Certification Course: Trauma and Attachment Treatment for Children and Adolescents-Certification 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 99.99 USD online
  3. Submit the following application documents to info@evergreencertifications.com
    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
Recertification

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 trauma-focused training since you were last Certified; a 2-year renewal requires 12 clock hours, and a 3-year renewal requires 18 hours.

Sample recertification trainings include:

  1. Children and Families with Attachment & Trauma Problems: The Latest Developmental and Systems Approaches
  2. Treating Children and Adolescents: Strategies for Anxiety, OCD, Trauma, Bullying & More

Recertification Process

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your recertification application fee online
  3. Submit the following application documents to info@evergreencertifications.com
    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

Complete details can be found here.

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