CSTS

Certified Shame-Informed Treatment Specialist

Who is Eligible

Nationally registered, credentialed or association member professionals, including:

  1. Registered Counsellor
  2. Registered Psychologist
  3. Social Worker
  4. Psychiatrist
  5. Credentialed mental health nurse
  6. Registered nurse practitioner
  7. Advanced practice nurse
  8. Doctor of Medicine

A detailed listing of eligible professionals can be found here.

Training Requirements

A minimum of 12 CPD hours of training in specific shame assessment and treatment topics. Click here for details.

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

  1. Trauma & Shame-Informed Dual Certification: Evidence-Based, Integrated Treatment Strategies for Enhanced Recovery by PESI AU - 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

  1. Complete a qualifying training
  2. Remit your initial application fee payment of 149.99 USD online
  3. 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

Renewal

To maintain Certification, a renewal 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 CPD hours of shame-related training since you were last Certified; a 2-year renewal requires 12 CPD hours, and a 3-year renewal requires 18 CPD hours.

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 renewal fee online

Complete details can be found here.

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