Evergreen Certification Institute is a non-profit organization that specializes in the certification of
Dialectical Behavior Therapy providers and the accreditation of Dialectical Behavior Therapy programs.

Recertification Requirements for CDBT

Maintaining your certification is easy.

To renew your certification for two years, simply complete at least twelve (12) clock hours of post-graduate training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Suicide Risk Assessment/Intervention, Crisis Intervention, Personality Disorders, Mindfulness, Emotional Regulation and/or Behavioral Analysis, submit the required documentation and make payment on the recertification application fee.

Recertification Process:

Step 1 - Complete the training as noted above. Satisfactory completion of twelve (12) clock hours of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Suicide Risk Assessment/Intervention, Crisis Intervention, Personality Disorders, Mindfulness, Emotional Regulation and/or Behavioral Analysis training since your most recent certification approval/renewal date.

A list of suggested training courses is found below. Note: Trainings are offered by 3rd party organizations who are happy to help answer any training - specific questions you may have, as well as assist you in training purchases.

    *For Recertification by equivalency, please submit a copy of the training’s title, speaker, outline and clock hours completed to info@evgci.com for review.

Step 2 - Make payment on the recertification application fee of $149.99 for a 2 year renewal.

Step 3 - Submit copies of the following documents to info@evgci.com or mail at the address below:

  • Completed training certificates
  • Copy of your professional license

Recertification training hours need to have been taken in the time since you were certified or recertified.

Please allow the Evergreen Certification Institute 2-3 weeks to review your application. We will contact you if we need any additional information or clarification.