Specialty certification in correctional mental health is a validation of your dedication to continuing competence and quality service delivery.
Mental health professionals in corrections face unique challenges.
They must provide effective, efficient care to a high acuity population while facing strict security regulations, crowded facilities and the myriad legal and public health considerations unique to this specialty.
To meet these challenges, continuing professional growth is essential.
Specialty certification provides formal recognition for practitioners who have engaged in a process of ongoing, focused and targeted professional development.
Are you eligible for a CCHP-MH?
First, applicants must have a current CCHP. CCHP-MH certification requires the completion of an application and a passing score on a two-hour, proctored, multiple-choice examination.
Learn the answers to common concerns about taking the exam and get ready for recognition for your mental health expertise. Explore how to apply, the philosophy behind the exam and how you can prepare for success.