CAGCS

Certified Advanced Grief Counseling Specialist - CAGCS

Transform the way you treat grieving clients with advanced training to enhance your clinical toolbox.

Become Certified Now!

Looking to renew an existing certification? Click here

Become a Certified Advanced Grief Counseling Specialist - CAGCS

Who is Eligible

Who is Eligible

Nationally registered, credentialed or association member professionals, including:

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

A detailed listing of eligible professionals can be found here.

Training Requirements

Training Requirements

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

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

  1. Advanced Grief Counseling Certification Training Course by PESI - 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 249.99 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
    3. A completed application form, found here
    4. A letter of recommendation from a peer who can attest to the candidate’s grief work
Renewal

Renewal

To maintain Certification, a renewal 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.

Sample renewal trainings include:

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.

What Our Certified Professionals Say....