CAGCS

Certified Advanced Grief Counseling Specialist - CAGCS

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Become a Certified Advanced Grief Counseling Specialist - CAGCS

Who is Eligible

Who is Eligible

Independently licensed, master’s prepared mental health 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

Training Requirements

A minimum of 18 CPD hours of post-graduate level training in specific grief topics. Click here for details.

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

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 $249.99 USD online
  3. Submit the following application documents to info@evergreencertifications.com
    1. A copy of the candidate's professional license
    2. Evidence of completion of qualifying training, in the form of a CPD or completion certificate
    3. A letter of recommendation from a peer who can attest to the candidate’s grief work
    4. A completed application form, found here.
Recertification Process

Recertification

To maintain Certification, a reapplication is required. After your initial 2-year Certification, you have the option to renew for 2 years. A 2-year renewal requires 12 CPD hours of grief-focused training.

Recertification Process

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

Complete details can be found here.

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