FAQS for Individuals

Authorized agency providers apply on behalf of individuals seeking MHRT/CSP certification. If you would like to pursue MHRT/CSP certification, please contact an authorized agency in your area to learn about upcoming training. A list of these authorized agencies can be found in Appendix C of the MHRT/CSP Guidelines.

Once MHRT/CSP certification is granted, it does not expire.

Train-the-Trainer for individuals pursuing certification as MHRT/CSP trainers is held approximately every 3 years. When training becomes available, CFL will post the next training on their website.

FAQS for Authorized Agency Providers

The effective application date for MHRT/CSP certification is the date that the authorized agency provider signs the application form. The authorized agency provider signs the application form when an individual has met all MHRT/CSP requirements.

Relevant clinical licenses and degrees are listed in Appendices A and B. Possessing a clinical license or degree does not automatically qualify an individual for MHRT/CSP certification. Please see Section 5 of the MHRT/CSP Guidelines for more detail.

Relevant experience is described in Appendix B. Having relevant experience does not automatically qualify an individual for MHRT/CSP certification. Please see Section 5 of the MHRT/CSP Guidelines for more detail.

One year of full-time experience is equivalent to a minimum of 1200 hours. In order to determine how many years of relevant experience a part-time employee has, count the number of relevant hours worked to determine if the sum adds up to at least 1200 for one year, 2400 hours for two years, etc.

An individual successfully passes a module test when scoring at least 80%.