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The healthcare profession is no longer just about what you know, but rather how you effectively implement that knowledge in the workplace every day. Earning and maintaining your certification in Dialectical Behavior Therapy provides you the opportunity to show the public and employers that you continue to meet high standards of not only your knowledge but how you apply your education, training and experience on the job.
Certification in Dialectical Behavior Therapy is a personal accomplishment and unbiased barometer of your skills and shows initiative and drive when certification is not required. Certification in Dialectical Behavior Therapy also distinguishes you from your peers and can increase your opportunities for career advancement and increased earning.
Earning and maintaining your certification in Dialectical Behavior Therapy validates and provides assurance to consumer and clients; other healthcare professionals; and employers, that through participation in continuous professional development activities they can be confident certification holders are keeping up with the new techniques and changes in the field of Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
Your certification in Dialectical Behavior Therapy is valid for two years after your application is approved. To maintain your certification, you must complete 500 hours of practice over a two-year time span. Learn more about Recertification Requirements.
Certificate Programs and Certification are an increasing segment of the behavioral health continuing education marketplace. We understand that with new items and change that there can be confusion of the different terms and what they mean. For our purposes we define the following terms as such: