Professional Certification

Hear From Certified Correctional Health Professionals on the Value of This Unique Credential

  • Participation in NCCHC’s Certified Correctional Health Professional program signifies your leadership, commitment, and expertise.
  • Certification recognizes the mastery of national standards and the knowledge expected of leaders in this complex, specialized field.
  • The CCHP credential is a symbol of achievement and leadership, and is highly valued not only by participants but also by employers.

CCHPs are dedicated to quality health care, expert in correctional health care, and committed to learning more each year

Correctional settings present unique challenges: strict security regulations, crowded facilities, the myriad legal and public health considerations of providing care to incarcerated populations, and more. Achieving professional certification is the surest way to prove that you have the tools to meet these challenges.

The CCHP program recognizes health care professionals from a variety of disciplines and settings, and the credential has been awarded to thousands of individuals nationwide. CCHPs also may opt to pursue Advanced certification (CCHP-A) as well as specialty certification for mental health professionals (CCHP-MH), physicians (CCHP-P), and registered nurses (CCHP-RN).

Apply today and join the thousands of correctional health professionals who have earned the distinction of CCHP.

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